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Gilda’s Club To Host 13th Annual Day Of Research And Hope

Gilda’s Club To Host 13th Annual Day Of Research And Hope

Fort Lauderdale —Gilda’s Club South Florida is proud to hold the 13th Annual Day of Research and Hope on Saturday, June 27th from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The event will be hosted by Nova Southeastern University in the Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center, located at 3100 Ray Ferrero Jr Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314. This free educational symposium, presented by Memorial Cancer Institute, will feature Joanna Bull as the keynote speaker. Bull is the co-founder of Gilda’s […]

“Singing With The Stars” An Extreme Karaoke Event (Video)

“Singing With The Stars” An Extreme Karaoke Event (Video)

By Terri Lynn for EyesOnNews.com, June 6, 2015 – Got talent?  Like to sing? Want to have fun and at the same time help your neighbors? On Friday, June 19, Neighbors 4 Neighbors will be hosting a fun- filled Karaoke event, Singing WithThe Stars, at the Hard Rock Cafe, located inside the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, One Seminole Way, Hollywood, Florida. The event starts at 7:30 p.m. “You know them, you watch them and now you get the chance to […]

Gov. Rick Scott and Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera at an April 22 rally in Tallahassee for Lauren’s Kids with Lauren and Ron Book

Tallahassee jackpot: Politicians send millions to charity of lobbyist’s daughter

By Francisco Alvarado, FloridaBulldog.org, Special to EyesOnNews.com, May 6, 2015 – Over the last four years, Lauren’s Kids, a non-profit founded by the daughter of top Tallahassee lobbyist Ron Book has become one the legislature’s favorite charities, raking in nearly $7 million in taxpayer funds. If and when legislators reconvene to pass a budget, that total is slated to rise to $10.8 million. The mission of Lauren’s Kids is to raise awareness about child sexual abuse. At the same time, however, […]

South Florida’s Taste of the Nation® for No Kid Hungry

South Florida’s Taste of the Nation® for No Kid Hungry

Miami, FL – Tickets are now on sale for the highly anticipated 2015 edition event, South Florida’s Taste of the Nation® for No Kid Hungry, the area’s premier culinary benefit dedicated to ending childhood hunger. This year’s event will be held on Thursday, July 16, 2015 from 7 to 10 PM in the gorgeously-renovated Loews Miami Beach. Guests can participate in silent auctions, sip and sample gourmet creations from over 50 of south Florida’s top chefs, sommeliers, and mixologists to benefit […]

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New Support Group for Families of Adults with Autism & Related Disabilities

Parents, caregivers and loved ones of adults with autism spectrum disorders and related disabilities are invited to a new, free support group called Creative AGE (an acronym for Advance, Grow and Excel) on March 16 at 7 p.m. Creative AGE will explore how families affected by autism and special needs can adequately plan individualized, successful solutions for their loved ones’ lives as adults. Among the issues to be discussed are post-graduation planning, family management support and special needs advocacy for […]

Challenge Air takes disabled Ann Storck clients flying (Video)

Challenge Air takes disabled Ann Storck clients flying (Video)

By Terri Lynn, EyesOnNews.com Reporter, Feb 16, 2015  – On a recent Saturday morning, five young adults from Ann Storck Center, living with various degrees of disabilities, had the thrill of a lifetime when they participated in Challenge Air’s special Fly Day at Ft. Lauderdale’s Executive Airport. Challenge Air is an organization that takes disabled individuals into flight on private airplanes.  All of the planes and pilots’ services are donated for this event. “Our Ann Storck Aviators had the opportunity to […]

“Leave No Veteran Behind” Employment Fair and Expo

“Leave No Veteran Behind” Employment Fair and Expo

MIA PARTNERS WITH 70 LOCAL EMPLOYERS TO HOST VETERANS JOB FAIR AND EXPO Public and Private Sector Employers to Offer Jobs at Day-Long Event  WHAT:            The Miami-Dade Aviation Department is partnering with national non-profit organization The Veterans Enterprise Training and Services (VETS) Group and more than 70 local employers to host the “Leave No Veteran Behind” Employment Fair and Expo on January 20 at Miami International Airport. The day-long event will offer job and business opportunities by private companies, colleges […]

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Urban Blue Project “South of the Walls” begins in Wynwood

By Hilda S. Mitrani For EyesOnNews.com, Dec 19, 2014 – Miami – Creativity, high energy and a distinctly cosmopolitan vibe were visible at South of the Walls, as more than 20 street artists from Australia, Spain and the USA converged on a Wynwood corner to create their work on portable walls and other media. The event was the brainchild of Dr. Flor Mayoral, a Coral Gables dermatologist and photographer, and businessman Marcelo Llobell via their new non-profit, Urban Blue Project. “Our aim is to […]

All Aboard!

All Aboard!

By Mark Young, EyesOnNews.com, Dec 16, 2014 – It’s the time of the year when you’re walking through the mall and you hear, squeals of delight, and yells of “can I ride it again?” And then you see it, a variety of rides for the kids. Remember what it’s like? For many kids with disabilities, they very often can’t partake in such fun as the rides aren’t ADA compliant. Recently, however, dozens of young children who attend the Ann Storck Center Pre- School got a […]

Scholar Career Coaching Board Fundraiser

Scholar Career Coaching Board Fundraiser

Boca Raton, FL Dec 6, 2014 – Earlier in the week a fund raising event was held for Scholar Career Coaching at the Blue Martini in Boca Raton.  Several members of the board were in attendance.  Guests paid a $10 donation for a ticket to the event.       Boca Raton, FL, Dec 5, 2014 – Lisa Rabinsky, Senior Vice President at CNLBank in Boca Raton, Florida was recently appointed to serve a two-year term on the board of directors of Scholar […]

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Fort Lauderdale and activists likely headed to court over feeding the homeless (Video)

Fort Lauderdale and activists likely headed to court over feeding the homeless (Video)

By Dylan Bouscher, EyesOnNews.com, photojournalist, Nov 15, 2014 – Fort Lauderdale — City officials are going to court over new regulations on public food sharing, which police are using to give $500 fines to those feeding the homeless in downtown. Arnold Abbott, 91, has been ticketed twice for defying a new city ordinance that regulates sharing food outdoors. The most recent ticket was issued during a dinner feeding on Fort Lauderdale beach on Nov. 12. Abbott, a founder of the Love […]

Broward Health Foundation receives $1.5 million donation from Lorraine Thomas

Broward Health Foundation receives $1.5 million donation from Lorraine Thomas

Broward Health Foundation (BHF) announced recently a $1.5 million donation, the first major gift toward its $20 million, two-year capital campaign – It’s All About KIDS – A Special Campaign for Broward Health, from Lorraine Thomas, local philanthropist and wife of Wendy’s founder Dave Thomas. The contribution comes on the heels of the recent announcement that the Salah Foundation has committed $10 million to this project in the form of a dollar-for-dollar challenge grant to help raise funds for the expansion […]