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  • READER SUBMITTED: Hartford Rotary Awards Rotaract President Brennden Colbert

    Brennden Colbert was recognized for his outstanding year as the first President of Rotaract at Capital Communnity College (CCC), bringing in ten new members. Brennden's amazing leadership resulted in his club supporting many Rotary efforts this past...
  • Officials act in Winter Park's best interests: My Word

    I serve on Winter Park's Planning and Zoning Board and offer Cynthia Mackinnon's My Word on June 17 as a demonstration of emotion absent fact — and this from a retired judge ("Citizens speak up, is Winter Park listening?"). People appearing at a...
  • Thaddeus Seymour Sr.: Runner-up

    Thaddeus Seymour Sr.: When you've led several colleges to new heights, what do you do for a second act? The answer for Rollins' president emeritus was simple: teach. Teach what civic engagement looks like. Teach learning's a lifelong pursuit. Teach that...
  • Presenting the 2013 Les Fleurettes

    Presenting the 2013 Les Fleurettes
    Seventeen young women will be presented to society on Saturday when the La CaƱada Thursday Club holds its annual Bal Blanc de Noel at the Omni Hotel in Los Angeles. The honorees are Tracey Hill Andrews, Galey Kathryn Caverly, Jessica Anne Davidson,...
  • Donating homes to charities

    I read with interest, but concern, your article “Banks reap benefits for donating foreclosed homes,” (News, Dec. 20). I agree there is a need for greater accountability of some charitable agencies and their partners. However, as a...
  • Chicago student falls to death in San Diego: 'This is all so surreal'

    Chicago student falls to death in San Diego: 'This is all so surreal'
    A Chicago graduate student was killed when she lost her balance and fell from a cliff while taking pictures in San Diego over the weekend, authorities said. Anna Bachman, 25, was visiting her sister and taking pictures at sunset Sunday when she lost her...
  • Please, please stop speaking Facebook

    Imagine you're at a party. Someone approaches and engages you in a one-sided conversation. It goes something like this: "Hi (YOUR NAME), haven't seen you in awhile. Of course, I haven't seen anybody, considering I just returned from my oceanfront...
  • Groups plan combined effort to help even more

    Groups plan combined effort to help even more
    Volunteerism and selflessness do not come as a surprise to members of Huntington Beach's vast network of community groups and nonprofit service organizations. And for this reason the City Council in August recognized Huntington Beach as a "compassionate...
  • Everyone Is a Philanthropist on the Warner Bros. Lot

    When it comes to corporate social responsibility, Warner Bros. likes to enlist some help from its employees -- all of them. That's the philosophy at the core of Warner Bros. Impact, started in 2008 to give those working in the company a voice in its...
  • Strategies for getting a mortgage amid tougher federal rules

    WASHINGTON — The verdict was nearly unanimous at a recent hearing on Capitol Hill: The new federal "ability to repay" and "qualified mortgage" regulations that took effect Jan. 10 will make obtaining credit tougher, not easier, this year, and...
  • On the Town: Realtors get together as one big family

    On the Town: Realtors get together as one big family
    Composed by Robert Allen with lyrics by Al Stillman, few songs capture the sentiment of this season like the 1954 Perry Como holiday hit "(There's No Place Like) Home for the Holidays." Along with our respective faith-based beliefs and the desire to...