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Nick Vujicic Brings Hope and Healing

“As a kid, I never thought that anything good could ever come from my broken pieces….you know, I went to school and kids would look at me and be like ‘what happened,’ and I go ‘cigarettes’ (audience laughs),” Nick Vujicic, evangelist, author, speaker, and president of Life Without Limbs, said with comic relief. At the March […]

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Lifework Leadership Spurs Family Legacy

In reflecting on legacy, John Kassing, CEO of Marquis and a Lifework Leadership alumnus, said “Our children will be the living testament to who we are; they are our legacy.” His wife, Susan Kassing, a Lifework Leadership Coach and alumnus, agreed, “The most important job on the planet is parenting.” Because they wanted their adult […]

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Legacy Family Businesses Build Community

“Do you remember these businesses?” a trending post asks on Facebook as readers reminisce about popular South Florida mainstays that went the way of the dinosaurs. Sustaining a business for the long haul can be daunting, and the statistics for family businesses are not particularly optimistic. “About 30 percent of all family-owned businesses survive into […]

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Expanding Opportunities for Women in Honduras

  When a destitute mother is forced to raise her children on her own, her extreme poverty becomes a story of daily survival. Heidi is a 19-year-old single mother trying to raise her two young children in Honduras. Without any job skills, she is unable to earn enough money washing her neighbors’ clothes to feed […]

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A Guide to Summer Camps

There are a lot of options to choose from when considering summer camp. Finding the right camp can be a challenge. Start by considering what you hope your child will get out of camp. It may be a needed change of venue, opportunity to develop confidence, the chance to explore an interest, develop a skill […]

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National Day of Prayer Calls Americans to Unity

“Cultural darkness is everywhere. Hopelessness abounds. Divisiveness is touching every segment of American life,” notes Dr. Ronny Floyd, president of the National Day of Prayer and Senior Pastor of Cross Church in Arkansas. That’s why he is urging everyone across our nation to gather together to pray for unity on the National Day of Prayer […]

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Luncheon Raises Awareness Concerning Dementia and Alzheimer’s

The 4th Annual Alzheimer’s Luncheon recently took place at the Boca West Country Club, to benefit the Louis & Anne Green Memory and Wellness Center of the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing at Florida Atlantic University, the Alzheimer’s Association and Alzheimer’s Community Care.  This was the first event ever that all three of these organizations combined […]

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Adopt-A-School Tailgate Party Raises Over $90,000

  Gregg Wallick, President of Best Roofing, received an Award of Appreciation for his service as the Chairman of the Board of the Broward Chapter of Fellowship of Christian Athletes during their Adopt-A-School Tailgate Party held at Banyan Air’s Hanger at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport on February 27. The Legend Bobby Bowden was the featured […]

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Place of Hope Staff to Educate Young People on Human Trafficking

  Place of Hope, Palm Beach County’s largest children’s organization; the Boca West Children’s Foundation; and other partners are fighting to interrupt the recruitment of more young people into the human trafficking system with another weapon – face-to-face education. With a $25,000 grant from the Foundation’s Dream Maker Society, Place of Hope added a Human […]

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