Coach Rick Recognized as a “Hero Among Us”

Coach Rick Andreassen, founder of Saints International, a physical education program for home school students, received the “Heroes Among Us” award at the Panthers vs. Blue Jackets hockey game on January 29. The award recognizes South Florida heroes who strive to serve and show selflessness in our community. CJ George, a home school student who […]

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Disabled Crew Enters Fort Lauderdale to Key West Race

Among forty-two sailboats participating in the 40th Annual Fort Lauderdale to Key West Race in January was the Impossible Dream, a sixty-foot sailing catamaran specifically built for wheelchair access. A four-man crew of disabled sailors operated the ship. Daniel Evans, a U.S. Paralympic champion, captained the Impossible Dream. His crew consisted of two other Paralympians, […]

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Think Like an Egyptian

Our God can beat up your gods! That’s a bold statement, right? Make it into, “Our God created your gods,” and it’s a little less schoolyard bully-ish, but it becomes even more bold. This is a serious claim. You may not have seen it, but that bold statement is right there in the beginning of […]

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Operation Dive 24 Aids Caribbean Islanders

Worldwide Christian Scuba Divers Organization (WCSDO), a missionary group to indigent communities in the Caribbean and neighboring islands, raised about $18,000 during Operation Dive 24 recently in Key Largo. Divers formed a tag-team and remained underwater for 24 hours at Jules’ Undersea Lodge. Captain Gary Mace, director of WCSDO, spent the entire 24 hours twenty-one […]

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The King’s Academy Launches Broadcasting Studio

The King’s Academy recently announced the launch of Studio 70, a state-of-the-art broadcasting studio. The addition of Media Studies and Broadcast Journalism will give students in grades 9-12 the opportunity to engage in every aspect of television and sound production whether their interest is to be in front of or behind the camera. “Media is […]

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Boca Snowbird Invests in Sustainable Projects to Grow Haiti

A Boca Raton man traveled to Haiti with Food For The Poor, an international relief and development organization for the Caribbean and Latin America, to dedicate a school he built and has invested in agricultural projects to improve the productivity of small-scale farmers. Anthony ‘Tony’ Pestritto, 88, a resident of Sea Isle, New Jersey, and […]

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Advent Church Initiates Church without Walls

Pastors at Advent Lutheran Church of Boca Raton told their members NOT to come to church on Sunday, January 25,as they kicked off their first Church without Walls event. Instead of a typical Sunday service, more than 100 Advent members spread out in teams to eight different venues within the local community to make a […]

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Broward County Provides Senior Touchline

Senior citizens living alone can be a little safer in Broward County due to a new touchline service. The Broward Country Sherriff’s Department seeks to ensure that they are doing everything they can for our county’s seniors while honoring and respecting their independence. In September 2013, BSO partnered with the Broward 2-1-1 Senior Touchline program. […]

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Set Small Achievable Goals for good Health

Here we go again. It’s New Years Day and once again we are setting ourselves up for failure. Telling ourselves we will lose ten pounds by the end of the month, promising to go to the gym five days a week, probably even hiring a trainer to get a jump start. But, Jodi Krumholz, director […]

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Total Comfort Air Conditioning Makes Service Top Priority

Joe Sedeyn, president of Total Comfort Air Conditioning, Inc., has been in the air conditioning business in South Florida for 38 years and a faithful supporter of the Good News for eight years. While providing sales and service to residential and commercial customers, he strives to be honest, dependable, trustworthy and faithful to God’s calling […]

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