Habitat Appoints Family Services & Training Manager

Cynthia Martin has been named the new Family Services and Training Manager at Habitat for Humanity of Broward. She will be responsible for providing direction to the Habitat Family development program, including financial education, empowerment and homeownership incubation. “We could not be more excited to welcome Cynthia to this position,” said Nancy Robin, Habitat... -Read More

John Campanola Selected as Chamber Ambassador of the Month

Each month, the Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce celebrates one of its Ambassadors with the Chamber’s Ambassador of the Month Award. John Campanola, an agent with New York Life Insurance Company with an office in Delray Beach, won the award for July. Mr. Campanola said, “I joined the Delray Chamber because it is... -Read More

Children’s Home Society Names Child Advocate of the Year

More than 200 guests attended the 16th Annual “Helping Turn Lives Around” event in support of the Children’s Home Society of Florida (CHS) on May 19. During the event, which raised funds for Fort Lauderdale’s most vulnerable children and families, CHS presented its highest honor, the 2017 R. David and I. Lorraine Thomas Child... -Read More

Journey Church Brings “Go & Love” Hope Rocks To Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation June 28

Journey Church has partnered with the Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation for a “Go & Love” community outreach project where Journey Church will present 200 “GO & LOVE ROCKS” to the foundation’s clinic, located in Wellington, Florida. The LOVE ROCKS feature encouraging messages and heartfelt decorations, providing a symbol of hope and love to those... -Read More

Firewall Centers Receives Class Choice Award

Firewall Centers was one of eight to be selected out of 20 different nonprofits for Leadership Broward Foundation’s Community project. Out of these 8 projects, Firewall was then chosen to receive this year’s Class Choice Award and a $500 donation! Throughout each school year, Firewall asks community leaders to come share about their careers... -Read More

Partners Honored at Feeding South Florida Community Breakfast

Feeding South Florida held its Inaugural Summer Hunger Ends Here Community Breakfast on July 12th at Signature Grand. At the breakfast, Marlins President David Samson addressed the crowd and discussed the Marlins Foundation $100,000 Charity Partner Anniversary Gift that was presented. The contribution will allow Feeding South Florida to acquire a new refrigerator-tractor trailer,... -Read More

Habitat for Humanity Dedicates New Homes

U.S. Representative Ted Deutch spoke at a Habitat for Humanity of Broward home dedication event for five deserving families last Saturday. “These days our country often seems divided. News headlines highlight conflict, partisanship and controversy. Those divisions make moments like this essential,” said Deutch. “Today’s dedication is the product of the hard work of... -Read More

Trinity International University Breaks into Criminal Justice

Trinity International University has recently introduced a Criminal Justice major to its curriculum at their sites in Miramar and Kendall. The Criminal Justice degree was created in response to a need to prepare students for a wide variety of career choices in law enforcement including corrections, cyber-crime and paralegal work. The degree will also... -Read More

Sidewalk Advocates for Life Expands in South Florida

One morning a mother of four approached the Fort Lauderdale Women’s Center with her husband seeking to abort her fifth child. Tom Walker, local director of Sidewalk Advocates, intercepted her and started a conversation with her as to why she wanted an abortion. She told him she was able to afford a child, but... -Read More

New TV Talk Show Features Authors from Around the Country

WXEL, South Florida PBS in Boynton Beach, recently featured David Leite, author of Notes on a Banana on their show, “Between the Covers,” hosted by Ann Bocock. Each month the locally produced show features an author who is interviewed in front of a live studio audience. After the 30-minute taping is concluded, the audience... -Read More