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  • LSCC honors award-winning baseball player Chris Blanton

    LSCC honors award-winning baseball player Chris Blanton
    LEESBURG — Receiving a diploma from Lake-Sumter State College for an associate's degree was a thrill in itself for former Lakehawks catcher Chris Blanton, but he didn't know the experience was going to result in his making history. But that's what...
  • Clarke-Reed seeking re-election in race against Brighton

    Clarke-Reed seeking re-election in race against Brighton
    A political newcomer with a career in the nonprofit sector is challenging incumbent Gwendolyn Clarke-Reed for the Florida House District 92 seat. Clarke-Reed, D-Deerfield Beach, has held the seat since 2008. Kenny Brighton, R-Deerfield Beach, hasn't...
  • Thieves target copper at Habitat for Humanity home

    Thieves target copper at Habitat for Humanity home
    Copper tubing and brass fitting were stolen from a Habitat for Humanity home on College Drive, according to Orlando police. The theft happened sometime between 3:30 p.m. Friday and 6:30 a.m Monday at the home located at 4600 College Dr. near Ivey Lane,...
  • Volunteers put finishing touch on family's new home

    Volunteers put finishing touch on family's new home
    Volunteers appeared in bright red T-shirts early one morning ready to build a house. The beneficiaries? An Oakland Park couple looking for a helping hand. Habitat for Humanity of Broward and Bank of America recently teamed up to provide the house to...
  • Corporate giving

    •Habitat for Humanity of Greater Orlando Area received a $40,000 community development grant from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation. The donation will help fund construction of the first home in Butler's Preserve. •Employees of...
  • Volunteer Opportunities

    Volunteer Opportunities
    VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES Select a category that interests you. Some organizations require you to register or contact an event coordinator prior to volunteering. Use the contact information provided. -------------------- Working with the elderly...
  • Extraordinary Life: A 'Saint' For Habitat For Humanity

    Extraordinary Life: A 'Saint' For Habitat For Humanity
    Archie Gatzuras was a quiet man with a sweet smile whose generosity extended widely. For more than 20 years, he spent a day each week building houses that put homeownership into the hands of low-income residents. Although not a church member, he...
  • Business Group Backs CL&P Rate Request

    Business Group Backs CL&P Rate Request
    The Connecticut Business and Industry Association, the state's largest business organization with more than 10,000 member companies, has long lamented high energy costs as an undue burden on businesses and one main reason why economic growth has generally...
  • Wheaton's James Ellingson, businessman, dies at 81

    James Ellingson created and ran a successful Rolling Meadows-based building materials distribution firm. Mr. Ellingson also was willing to get his hands dirty when it came to volunteering in Wheaton, his longtime home, building sets for the Wheaton...
  • ECHN welcomes Dr. Philip D. DeGaetano to staff

    Eastern Connecticut Health Network (ECHN) welcomes Philip D. DeGaetano, DO, to its active medical staff. DeGaetano joined Eastern Connecticut Medical Professionals Foundation, Inc. in its multispecialty group practice located at 175 West Road in...
  • Forgiveness Helped Grieving Father Let Go Of Crippling Anger

    Forgiveness Helped Grieving Father Let Go Of Crippling Anger
    The Rev. Walt Everett was in a Virginia hotel on his way south to participate in a Habitat for Humanity build when word came there was an emergency at home. His adopted 24-year old son, Scott, had been shot and killed at his Bridgeport apartment...