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  • Young executive grows within company

    Young executive grows within company
    Who: Lisa Wulf, 34, of Sunrise, was recently promoted at Right Management, Florida/Caribbean, from senior vice president to chief financial officer, controller. Wulf has been with the firm for the past 11 years. Resume Experience: Previous positions...
  • Corporate giving

    •AT&T donated $40,000 to Heart of Florida United Way to fund United Way programs in the areas of income, health and basic needs throughout Orange, Seminole and Osceola counties. •Staples Foundation, the charitable arm of Staples Inc., donated...
  • Director at ARC always thinking, improving programs for developmentally disabled

    Director at ARC always thinking, improving programs for developmentally disabled
    LEESBURG — Even during his time off, Mark Swain thinks about work. Swain is the chief executive officer of the Arc Sunrise of Central Florida, a program for developmentally delayed people, where he worked for the last six years. "This job is...
  • Lawmakers Laud New Haven's Effort To End Homelessness

    NEW HAVEN — Advocates who launched an effort in April to line up housing and support services for the city's homeless said Tuesday their new, more systematic approach has been far more successful than in the past. Leigh Shields Church, who ran...
  • New England Air Museum executive director to retire this year

    When Michael P. Speciale became executive director of the New England Air Museum 29 years ago, it was a one-hangar museum that was still recovering from the effects of a tornado in 1979, which decimated its outdoor aircraft collection. Now it is a major...
  • Clean skid row's streets, but then house the homeless

    Clean skid row's streets, but then house the homeless
    The organizers of Operation Healthy Streets, a newly revamped version of an existing Los Angeles city program, vow that filthy skid row streets will be scoured every other month (and spot-cleaned in between) and that city and county outreach workers...
  • Calls to local crisis hotlines spike after death of Robin Williams

    Calls to local crisis hotlines spike after death of Robin Williams
    In the wake of the high-profile suicide of comedian Robin Williams, Central Florida's main crisis hotline reports a surge in callers who feel depressed, lost and isolated. "Suicide is a very taboo subject. We don't usually talk about it," said Josette...
  • The formula for family stability [Commentary]

    The formula for family stability [Commentary]
    Nearly everyone agrees that education is the pathway out of poverty and that a stable family life is crucial to nurturing young children. Yet here in central Maryland, homelessness and family instability present barriers to academic success for too many...
  • ProJeCt of Easton survey shows struggles of food pantry clients

    A recent survey paints a bleak picture of the life for poor people in Easton. The two-month sampling of clients at ProJeCt of Easton's food pantry found that many are skipping meals, choosing to pay the electric bill instead of buying food and ignoring...
  • Various backpack drives get Broward youth back to school

    The economy is getting back on its feet, and the unemployment rate is declining in South Florida, but that hasn't had much of an effect on the number of children in the community who cannot afford back-to-school supplies. Several nonprofit organizations,...
  • Pantry volunteers needed

    COLCHESTER- United Way of Southeastern Connecticut, in partnership with Colchester Social Services, recently launched a monthly distribution of the organization's mobile food pantry to serve those struggling with hunger and food insecurity. The...