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L2 Alum Takes Third in Public Speaking World Championship

Anita Fain Taylor brings back to Broward County the third-place trophy of the 2018 Toastmasters International World Championship of Public Speaking held in Chicago on Saturday, August 25.  To make it to the finals, Taylor defeated 30,000 competitors from across the globe including the USA, Great Britain, Canada, Australia, Middle East, Africa, India, China, Japan, […]

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Who’s Got Zach’s Back?

Imagine living your life in such a manner that increasingly no one wanted to be around you.  You were so self-obsessed and so focused on your own “so called” success that people and relationships did not matter. Now, imagine something happened that changed all that. Perhaps a book you read, perhaps a sermon you heard, perhaps a caring […]

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Allied Kitchen and Bath is Paying it Forward

Few business owners exemplify “paying it forward” as extravagantly as Bill Feinberg, of Allied Kitchen & Bath. His company’s designer showroom was built to host community events, with a working kitchen often utilized by celebrity chefs and a grand staircase that becomes center stage. Since Bill and his brother Joe founded the company in 1984, […]

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Protesters Target Hope Women’s Centers

About 20 protesters gathered on the sidewalk outside Hope Women’s Centers’ Fort Lauderdale clinic for about two hours on August 22 chanting, “Keep abortion legal” and holding signs opposing what they call “fake clinic lies.” The protesters are part of a movement taking root nationwide called #ExposeFakeClinics, which calls women’s health centers aka crisis pregnancy […]

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A Businessman and Pastor’s Perspective on Leadership

When you think of leadership, you need not look further than South Florida’s Pastor Bill Mitchell, who has firmly established BocaLead, LauderdaleLead and now MiamiLead, bringing Christian values into the workplace. We had the chance to spend some quality time with Pastor Mitchell at Boca Raton Community Church recently for a sit down question and […]

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“Unbroken” Sequel to Hit Theaters this September

“Unbroken: Path to Redemption” is a continuation of the story of Olympian and World War II hero, Louis Zamperini, which is based on Laura Hillenbrand’s Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption. The first part of Hillenbrand’s book was featured back in 2014 with the Angelina Jolie directed “Unbroken,” which was […]

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Selfie Marriage

The silence was thick Sunday morning as Zach pulled his 2018 BMW into a parking space at church. There was nothing to say to Ally, despite having just returned from a luxury Mediterranean cruise. The kids escaped to the safety of their friends’ company. Zack dutifully stepped out and retrieved their Bibles from the floor […]

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Opening the Football Playbook

Football season is upon us. Whether you are a fanatic or “football-resistant” the fact is undeniable.  Here in South Florida we don’t have a lot of things that alert us to fall time. This may be the reason we all go crazy for our pumpkin lattes and fall decorations.  We don’t have the crisp air […]

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Food For the Poor Thanks Donors at Luncheon

Tom Abblett, an elder at Hammock Street Church in Boca Raton, who has ardently supported the charity’s Join The Pack community food packing event for the past two years, received the 2018 Food For The Poor Volunteer of the Year Award. Food For The Poor Vice President Mark Khouri, who presented the award, said Abblett […]

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