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FOOTBALL – THANKSGIVING ELECTIONS As we move into fall the college and professional football seasons are in full swing. Some Florida teams are doing well, while others are still in rebuilding mode. The Miami Dolphins seem to be playing competitive on the field, yet they have fallen a bit short in a few games. Let’s hope the team will come together enough to make it to the playoffs. I am often amazed with the impact of the game on people, where a pigskin is battled for and carried from end to end. It is a contest that unites a community and at the same time, sometimes divides individuals. It conjures up pride and school spirit, while spawning rivalries which carry on for years after one leaves their alma mater. Still, come the fourth Thursday in November, many of us will be either playing the game with family or watching it on the television as we celebrate the holiday tradition. Thanksgiving has been celebrated for centuries. The first dates back to 1621, commemorating the long awaited harvest in a Massachusetts colony. George Washington was the first president to declare the holiday, in 1789. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, seeking to lengthen the Christmas shopping season, proclaimed Thanksgiving the third Thursday in November. Controversy followed, and Congress passed a joint resolution in 1941 decreeing that Thanksgiving should fall on the fourth Thursday of November, where it remains. I believe this holiday provides us an opportunity to reflect on the year and hopefully prepares everyone for the one ahead. It gives us the chance

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to be grateful for the triumphs and tribulations which shape us and spawn the building blocks for our future. It’s a time to come together as a family and community, creating the energy to elevate our ability to achieve more than we ever thought possible. It is an occasion to remember those who have gone before us and reflect on their legacy. I hope you make the most of this holiday, enjoy the time and make it the best ever! As Lincoln said, “In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” Speaking of making it count, I urge you to vote on November 6th. There are many elected offices and important constitutional amendments on ballot, so I also encourage you to learn about the candidates and review the issues which will impact you directly in the years ahead. To you I say, ponder the words of

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Barbara Boxer, “I am sure that every one of my colleagues - Democrat, Republican, and Independent - agrees with that statement. That in the voting booth, every one is equal.” To those with the fortune of being elected, I suggest you heed the thoughts of President Ronald Reagan who said, “There are no easy answers, but there are simple answers. We must have the courage to do what we know is morally right.” Have a Great Month and I wish you and your family a Happy Thanksgiving. As Always, Enjoy the Lifestyle!™

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COVER STORY

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14 THE BUZZ HEALTH & WELLNESS 16 Health Matters STYLE 22 Travel Style: Christmas in New York City FEATURE 24 Bentley Muslanne

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COVER STORY 28 Farm to Table in Broward HAPPENINGS 40 Have a Heart Concert 42 JA Uncorked! PEOPLE 46 Antonia Rabb

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BIZ STYLE 48 Pawngo 50 Donor Community SCENE ON SITE 58 Parkland Buddies 60 Not My Daughter 62 First Southern Bank 64 Weather Unleashed 66 AND ANOTHER THING

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WARHOL FANS, START YOUR ENGINES Experience the iconic works from America’s most prolific Pop artist, Nov 10 – Feb 10.

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CRAZY ABOUT CARS? SO WAS ANDY WARHOL. The Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale partnered with PNC Bank to present Warhol and Cars: American Icons, bringing more than 40 distinctive pieces of art to South Florida. This is the first exhibition to examine Warhol’s fascination with automotive vehicles as products of American consumer society, making it

a must-see for art and car fanatics alike. The Montclair Art Museum in New Jersey organized the exhibition, which traces the development of Warhol’s work with cars throughout his career. Warhol and Cars pieces date all the way back to 1946 and include early line drawings and 1950s commercial work, paintings, and works on paper from the 1960s through the 1980s that present his signature silkscreen process.

We are happy that this partnership allows us to share our collection with the cultural community of South Florida.” As one of the most iconic and influential artists of the 20th century, Andy Warhol helped define America. His signature images of such American products and celebrities as Campbell’s soup cans, Coca-Cola bottles, Marilyn Monroe, and Elizabeth Taylor have become instantly recognizable. “PNC believes in the power of culturally engaging programs to strengthen our communities,” said Craig Grant, regional president,

“The Andy Warhol Museum is delighted that, through the generosity of PNC, Warhol and Cars: American Icons will be seen at the Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale,” said Eric Shiner, director of The Andy Warhol Museum. “This show is indicative of Warhol’s larger

practice of examining popular American culture - and what could be more American than cars - through the lens of his art. Warhol and Cars contains some of Warhol’s most accessible and beautiful images including representations of Cadillacs, Buicks, and even the VW Beetle.

An exhibition catalogue published by the Montclair Art Museum, Warhol and Cars: American Icons, written by Gail Stavitsky, MAM chief curator, is the first to focus on Warhol’s Cadillac paintings and other car-themed works within the context of his career. The catalog is available at Books & Books at the Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale. “Andy Warhol defied the styles of traditional art through his unique focus on American culture and advertising, which later credited him as a pioneer of the Pop art genre,” said William Stanton, Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale’s interim executive director. “It’s important that our repertoire of exhibitions span a variety of genres that appeal to art enthusiasts of all tastes.” Following a successful run at the Birmingham Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale will be the last stop on the Warhol and Cars: American Icons exhibition tour.

PNC Bank, Florida East. “We are excited that our relationship with the Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh helped to bring this unique exhibition to Ft. Lauderdale. This not only compliments the Museum’s permanent collection of contemporary art, but supports the cultural vitality of this region.”

Image Credits Counter Clockwise: Andy Warhol, Female Fashion Figure, 1950s, ©AWF, ©2012 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York Andy Warhol, Car, 1950s, ©AWF, ©2012 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York Andy Warhol, Truck, 1985, ©AWF, ©2012 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York Andy Warhol, European License Plate, 1976-1986, 1986, ©AWF, ©2012 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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After their smash debut Sigh No More, which won British Album of the Year and Billboard Music Awards Top Alternative Album among other awards, Mumford & Sons have a new release Babel. Mumford & Sons uses bluegrass and folk instrumentation, such as a banjo, upright bass, mandolin and piano, played with a rhythmic style based in alternative rock and folk. The foursome, including Marcus Mumford, Ben Lovett, “Country” Winston Marshall, and Ted Dwane – who all play a variety of instruments, bonded over their shared love of “rootsy” music. Look for Babel on the charts, as the band already played on Saturday Night Live to an appreciative crowd and have launched a new tour – U.S. dates will be announced.

It’s just what it sounds like – a mud run! Runners slog through miles of mud and confront a variety of obstacles (which make you climb, jump over fire pits, crawl, swing and sometimes crash), that are most definitely going to test your strength and endurance. Also referred to as Adventure Racing, these events are anything but normal – one event in Florida even has zombies on the course attacking racers. The races are designed to be tough but exhilarating and mostly fun! They’re usually 5k in length and have their rewards – like free beers at the finish line and many have all-out bashes following the races with live music, food and drink. They even have shower stalls set up so racers can clean off and change into new clothes. Speaking of clothing, it’s smart to be prepared for one of these races with trail running sneakers and water proof socks made of high-tech fabric, shorts and shirts that you don’t mind getting wet and muddy and maybe some type of support and protection for your knees and elbows, like Ace bandages or some other sort of wrap to protect them while you are crawling and climbing. Also, don’t go alone; take a few friends and form a team. Run together, help each other when the obstacles get demanding and cheer for each other. Some teams even dress up in goofy outfits like dresses over top of their racing clothes or wear serious military style gear. For more information on Mud Runs and Adventure racing in Florida click here http://mudandadventure. com/events/florida/

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BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS UNVEILS THE CLUB LEVEL EXPERIENCE

Located on the Mezzanine Level of the Au-Rene Theater, the new Club Level offers patrons an exclusive experience. Club Level guests enjoy complimentary valet parking, open bar, hors d’ouevres, coffee and dessert, along with extra-roomy theater seats in a seating area adjacent to the lounge. With a view of the performance from the stage view windows within the lounge, guests will enjoy a truly unique theater setting. “In what we believe is the first of its kind in a performing arts center, the Club Level at the Broward Center offers a unique entertainment experience for South Florida theatergoers,” said Broward Center President and CEO Kelley Shanley. “With a private lounge offering light fare and cocktails adjacent to oversize, plush theater seating and other top-shelf amenities, the Club Level is designed to complement the social aspects of attending a performance. We’re delighted to introduce this innovative concept to our audiences. It will be the ideal setting for business and group entertainment -- or a memorable night out on the town.” The Club Level lounge will be open 60 minutes prior to curtain, throughout the performance and for 45 minutes after the final bow, allowing guests to relax and linger over coffee or dessert following the show.

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health & wellness HEALTHY THANKSGIVING SNACKS

THANKSGIVING EDITION It’s November and that means Thanksgiving is drawing near – with its glorious foods tempting family and friends to pig out. But it’s possible to eat healthy during thanksgiving. It just takes a little willpower and a fresh approach when preparing the meal.

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TIPS FOR A HEALTHIER THANKSGIVING

Turkey: When it comes to eating turkey stick with the white turkey meat with the skin removed, and take it easy on the gravy. A three ounce portion will save you 50 calories and four grams of fat compared to dark meat. Stuffing: Avoid white bread stuffing. Use multi-grain bread or whole wheat. And replace the chicken broth with low sodium broth. Also, don’t be afraid to add some fruit and toasted nuts to the stuffing. Cranberry sauce: Check out homemade cranberry sauce recipes. They tend to have much less sugar than canned cranberries Mashed potatoes: Use skim milk or low sodium chicken broth instead of whole milk or cream when whipping the potatoes, and cut down on the butter. Potatoes have a wonderful flavor; they don’t need a half stick of butter. Or make sweet potatoes. Dessert: Pumpkin pie is a staple on Thanksgiving and it is surprisingly healthy when compared to other desserts and it is loaded with beta carotene. Blueberry and Cherry pie are also good choices.

GO TAKE A HIKE It doesn’t have to be a hike, but after you’re done eating and cleaning up after your Thanksgiving feast, it’s a great time to take a walk. A nice relaxed walk with family and friends is an excellent way to wrap up your festivities; it’s not only exercise it’s a bonding experience.

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Most people think of Thanksgiving as an all day feast with hors d’oeuvres and snacks followed by the main meal. Try these healthy snacks to cut down on your caloric intake: Fresh fruit: An array of colorful fresh fruit such as strawberries, slices of apples and pears, melon and grapes create a beautiful presentation – and they’re tasty. Cheeses: Try low fat cheeses, such as cheddar and jack cheese. Or you could put out some brie to pair with the fruit. Dips: Make your favorite dips but use fat free Greek yogurt instead of sour cream. And instead of fatty chips, cut up and serve fresh vegetables for the dip. Nuts: Nuts have abundant amounts of protein, fiber, healthy monounsaturated fats, vitamins, nutrients, and antioxidants. Try walnuts, almonds, pistachios and pecans.

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TURKEY CONTROVERSY: DEEP FRYING Some turkey enthusiasts believe that deep frying a turkey is the best possible way to keep the bird moist and delicious. But deep frying food is a no-no, right? Well, if you use 100% peanut oil you could be limiting the poor health impact of frying. The American Heart Association says, “Most of the fats you eat should be the “better” fats – monounsaturated or polyunsaturated fats.” Vegetable oils (canola oil, olive oil, peanut oil, and sunflower oil) are recommended sources of these fats. A 4-ounce serving of roasted turkey has 241 calories and 12 grams of fat while a 4-ounce serving of turkey deep-fried in peanut oil comes in at 253 calories and under 14 grams of fat, a slight difference. You can purchase turkey deep fryers at Amazon, Home Depot and Target.


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Connecting With Your Kids Through Sports And School BY DAVID SHERMAN

As I spoke about in last months’ column, kids connect best with you when you, the parent, are actually enjoying yourself as much as they are. I have two boys and through coaching all of their sports, we have developed a bond greater than I could have hoped. You don’t actually have to be the head coach. You can be the assistant or the score keeper and the snack mom. Just being at the field and supporting the kids and learning what to do from the coaches to help the child do better for the next game will show enough interest to bond. Children are very perceptive and are far more aware of your involvement than you think. Having the parents, if possible, at the field as often as possible will create a good sense of family unity even if the parents are divorced. Those are some of the best memories I have as a kid. I have coached 13 seasons of sports so far and always get emotional when a kid performs well and the first thing they do is turn around to the stands to see if their family saw it, like clockwork. My 8-year-old actually started his own blog called AJs’ World of Sports where he documents his sports achievements. Another great way to connect is through their school. This needs to be done sooner than later because the

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But that’s not all; Bentley is also introducing the new Mulsanne Mulliner edition. This Mulsanne is a distinctive and sportier interpretation, blending a range of eye-catching design features such as unique painted or polished 21-inch wheels with race-derived, titanium fasteners; a pair of sweeping wing vents made from cast, polished stainless steel that duplicate Bentley’s “Flying B” emblem, which emphasize the effect of speed and movement on this physically dynamic car; intricate Diamond Quilted leather on the front and rear seats and door casings; and the Drive Dynamics Control system that offers the “Sport” setting providing improved steering accuracy, grip on the road and body control. Both versions share the same engine, which propels them from 0-60 in just 5.1 seconds and a top speed of 184 mph. Bentley also announced that all Mulsanne models offer the option of “an exquisitely detailed, Bentley designed, luxury bottle cooler and rear cabin storage area with space for two full-size Champagne bottles in a canted position.” Included with this bottle cooler are three hand-blown and hand-cut lead crystal champagne flutes, created by British designer, David Redman of London. And now this singular, grand touring Mulsanne lineup will be available to residents of South Florida. Sales Manager (Bentley/Rolls Royce Motor Cars/Aston Martin Fort Lauderdale) Howard Schwartz, remarked, “The new 2013 standard sunroof Mulsanne model will be available in November for show and test drive.” Asked if the Mulsanne had any competitors in the car market Mr. Schwartz replied: “The Mulsanne is at the top of the Bentley lineup. The only real competitor to the Mulsanne would be the Rolls Royce Phantom – the Mulsanne is Bentley’s answer to the Phantom.” For more information regarding the Mulsanne and the Mulsanne Mulliner edition contact Howard Schwartz at 954-779-2009 or email at hschwartz@holmanauto.com

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IT’S BEEN SAID THAT FLORIDA, WITH ITS SCORCHING SUMMERS, IS AMONG THE HARDEST STATES FOR FARMING, PARTICULARLY GROWING PRODUCE. But that hasn’t stopped the Farm-to-Table movement from taking root in South Florida, where residents are in the market for healthful organic food that is gentle on the environment. The Farm-to-Table movement is still in its infancy, having only gained attention (and a moniker) within the last decade. The idea behind it is that food, particularly produce, not only tastes better and is more nutritious when purchased locally but is also more environmentally friendly because it doesn’t have to be flown, trucked or shipped from other areas or even countries. According to the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, in a study of 16 common fruits and vegetables, the average one travelled just under 1,500 miles before it was sold to a consumer. Additionally, 39 percent of fruits and 12 percent of vegetables were imported from other countries. To keep food from spoiling during its long travels, some produce is picked before it’s ripe, which means it has not fully absorbed necessary nutrients from its soil environment. On the environmental front, moving produce 1,500 miles burns around 500 gallons of diesel fuel. Additionally, on a financial basis, local farmers and economies are continually losing money to upstate New York, California, Chilean and other out-of-town farmers. Not only are local farmer’s markets sprouting up where people can buy locally grown produce, but restaurants that buy and serve local products – called Farm-to-Table restaurants – are also gaining popularity, albeit slowly. While Miami-Dade boasts a handful or more of such restaurants, Broward County only has a couple exclusively Farm-to-Table restaurant, Market 17 in Fort Lauderdale and the Nuage Café in Parkland. However, a growing number of other restaurants throughout the county are striving to become Farm-toTable and are at the minimum, organic, vegan and raw.

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Market 17 at 1850 SE 17th St. was started by brother and sister Kirsta and Aaron Grauberger two years ago. The siblings, who were raised in Colorado by a father who grew his own vegetables in a greenhouse, wanted to open a restaurant that emulated their own lifestyle, and were particularly inspired by the restaurants of Napa Valley in California. They knew it wouldn’t be easy to run a Farm-to-Table restaurant in Florida but were resolved to open Broward’s first such eatery. “We’re a great agricultural state but we definitely suffer in the summer, compared to a place like California that grow year-round,” said Kirsta. “This was a market that was not being served. And the demographics were right.” The upscale eatery has been well received by patrons, some of whom come from West Palm Beach or Miami and don’t mind that the meals cost from 15 to 20 percent more than at other restaurants. Menus at Market 17 are changed on a daily basis and vegans and vegetarians have choices galore. The most popular dishes are the Florida snapper and game meat such as buffalo. To find food free from pesticides, chemicals or hormones and animals raised in a humane environment, Market 17 buys from 50 different farmers, ranches and fishermen, including Swank Farms in Loxahatchee, Aaldmon Farms in Lake Worth, The Urban Farmer in Pompano Beach, Winter Park Dairy in Winter Park, Gary’s Seafood in Orlando and Palmetto Creek Farm in Avon Park. In select cases, the restaurant will buy from out of state vendors, however nothing is ever bought outside the United States.

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Another Fort Lauderdale restaurant, Sublime, grows many of its own herbs and vegetables on the roof of the restaurant at 1431 North Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, FL and at an off-site garden. The restaurant which counts celebrities like Paul McCartney, Bob Barker and Alec Baldwin as regulars opened in 2003 and closed briefly after Hurricane Wilma. A gourmet vegan restaurant, Sublime was started by Nanci Alexander, founder of the Animal Rights Foundation of Florida in order to show that vegan food could be just as, well, sublime as non plant-based food. One hundred percent of the restaurant’s profits support animal welfare efforts. If you go to the roof of the restaurant, you’ll see eggplant, tomatoes, zucchini, basil, arugula and other vegetables and herbs growing wild. A full-time caretaker is in charge of tending to the garden.

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In Parkland, Nuage Café at 5903 W. Hillsboro Blvd. offers what is likely the only raw vegan and Farm-to-Table buffet, open for lunch and dinner. Owner Thierry Brouwers opened the café in December 2011, naming it after the French word for cloud because he considers water the most important element on earth. A self-taught raw food chef, Hippocrates Health Institute practitioner and scientist who studied cooking in France, Brouwers, whose alias is “Superlight,” Brouwers grows his own wheatgrass, sprouts, lentils and other vegetables and herbs hydroponically and also on trays in his home kitchen. He also buys from local farms. Brouwers is so serious about serving organic food high in nutrients he uses a device called a refractometer to test the nutritional value of fruits and vegetables before buying them, placing the hand-held device deep into the soil for a reading. “When you buy produce in stores, it’s lacking nutrients,” Brouwers said. “I try to go for the best nutrients possible.” Devotees travel from as far away as Jupiter and Tampa to sample the eatery’s lunch and dinner buffets or the veggie pattie, pineapple-mushroom-sun-dried tomato pizza, lucid dream tea, banana ice cream and the famed Magic water. Some also take part in the drumming circles, yoga, holistic medicine lectures and speed dating, making the Nuage Café a one-stop shop for health, fitness and love.

MY ORGANIC CORNER Open for just six months, My Organic Corner at 127 Weston Rd. in Weston serves fully organic food made to order and served in biodegradable serving ware. The eatery buys its products from such companies as Fair Trade Organic Coffee, Organic Loose Leaf Teas, Grounds for Change, Applegate, Simply Organic, Global Organic (produce) and Ezekial 4:9 bread. In addition to organic salads, wraps, their popular vegan cheeseburger, smoothies, soups and juices, the restaurant offers a daily “facebook” special of the day, such as Moroccan tofu with chickpeas, squash, zucchini and onions, served with jasmine rice, for $8.99.

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No place exemplifies farm to table more than Batten Farms in Davie, newly reopened under the auspices of the North South Institute and the Davie Agri-Tourism Center. There, you can have lunch at the Market Kountry Kitchen and then buy your own fruit and vegetables grown in a special soil bag out back. The restaurant serves up decidedly nonorganic food like country barbecue and jerk kitchen along with fresh vegetable soup made with broccoli, pumpkin and herbs grown out back. Fans come from throughout the tri-county area for the fresh smoothies and juices.

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19 JANUARY HAWKS LANDING CLUBHOUSE 954.465.0923

Have A Heart Concert… BY KEVIN LANE

“From last year’s success, we were able to rent a property with a house and build kennels and play areas for the rescue dogs,” enthused Janice Green, Founder of Have A Heart charity. “Our professional trainer, Rayfield Baisley of Alpha Dog Academy, resides on the property and our dogs all get lots of outdoor play, love, attention and basic training.” In an effort to replicate and build upon the success of last year’s Have A Heart, Inc. Concert

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fundraiser, Janice Green along with Susan Fischer are planning another spectacular musical evening packed with live music, DJ, dancing, food, drinks and a live auction. The 2nd Annual Have A Heart, Inc benefit concert takes place on Saturday, January 19th at the Hawks Landing Clubhouse, 500 Hawks Landing Circle in

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tion. The concert Plantation. starts at 7:30 p.m. and features The k who h will ill Stray C Cats’’ L Lee R Rocker, be performing all of the Stray Cats’ hits, including “Rock This Town.“ Tickets are $125.00 and includes the concert, two drink tickets, food and desserts. Have A Heart, Inc. is a South Florida non-profit, 100% volunteer-based canine rescue organization. “We rescue unwanted, homeless dogs and keep them safe, healthy, and socialized until the perfect new home can be found,” Janice explained. Prospective adopters are educated on proper pet health and wellness, with an emphasis on heartworm prevention. In an effort to make the adoption process as easy as possible and to help ensure that each dog is matched with a suitable family, Have A Heart, Inc. has a short application form which can be found on-line. “Families adopting the dog are asked to make a donation to help cover the cost of veterinary care, vaccines, spay/ neuter, microchip and boarding fees. All of the pups are also on

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“We rescue unwanted, homeless dogs and keep them safe, healthy, and socialized until the perfect new home can be found.” monthly heartworm and flea and tick prevention,” said Debbie Isles, Director of Operations. Have A Heart, Inc. is currently seeking foster parents. “Even if you have a pet at home, you may be able to fit in a temporary house guest to help make the transition from kennel life to family life. Becoming a foster parent can be an enjoyable and rewarding experience,” Janice added. Corporate sponsors include Petco, Chewy.com, the Molly Hatchet Band, Alpha Dog Academy, Bad Company, former lead singer Brian Howe, and Dog Pack Snacks. Call Susan Fischer for reservations at (954) 465-0923. Visit www.AdoptTheDog.com to make a donation or call (561) 235DOGS. Check out www.facebook. com/haveaheartfl. LP


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THE CIRCLE OF WISE WOMEN… JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT OF SFL’S POWERHOUSE VOLUNTEER GROUP BY RENÉE K. QUINN

Nestled in a corner of the Broward College campus in Circle of Wise Women are eligible to join the advisory Coconut Creek sits JA World Huizenga Center, a 60,000 council. Come and join us. Meet the Circle at http://www. square foot facility designed to teach area students about business and financial literacy. In fact, this is the world’s jaworlduncorked.com/cause/circle-of-wise-women The circumstances that motivate someone to devote largest Junior Achievement educational facility and one their time and energy to helping others are as individual of only 30 in the world! Junior Achievement of South Florida’s Circle of Wise as people. In the case of Kit Schulman, chair of last year’s Junior Achievement’s JA Women is a group of World Uncorked! event, educational advocates it was the desire to help who believe they can ensure that all children affect positive changes have the opportunities in students’ attitudes, that her own children performance, and their had. “I joined Junior future outlook. Wise Achievement because I Women understand the wanted to continue to help need to transform how children be successful students view the world and this was my way of work, personal finance, of giving back after my free enterprise and their children graduated from own potential for success. high school.” They are committed Junior Achievement to helping provide the maintains an active resources necessary for Junior Achievement to FOUNDING MEMBERS JANET DAVIS, LORRAINE THOMAS vision, front and center, AND MELISSA AIELLO on how they can have a offer their full range of programs, which impart sound economic principles to positive impact on the lives of more students as guided youth K-12. Wise Women participate in hands-on activities, by their core values: s Belief in the boundless potential of young people provide financial support and forge new partnerships for s Commitment to the principles of market-based JA in the communities in which they live and work. economics and entrepreneurship Founded in May of 2009, the Circle of Wise Women‘s s Passion for what we do and honesty, integrity, and core belief is that Wise Women Can Change Education and excellence in how we do it they have made that a reality by contributing $750,000.00 s Respect for the talents, creativity, perspectives, and to Junior Achievement’s programs to date, reports backgrounds of all individuals founding member and JA’s Director of Development s Belief in the power of partnership and collaboration Diana Metcalf. s Conviction in the educational and motivational “Our community came together to support the impact of relevant, hands-on learning establishment of JA World...what a great achievement! It “From our values, we articulate our purpose and vision, is a pleasure to continue to support JA and its endeavors on behalf of our children. The Circle of Wise Women is comprised of our core ideology: To inspire and prepare a fun and easy productive way to support JA and our young people to succeed in a global economy. It’s not an passion for education,” said Circle member Virginia easy task. But it’s the kind of challenge that JA takes on with creative energy, fervor, and decisive action,” said “Ginny” Miller. In 2011, the Circle created an advisory council to set Melissa Aiello, President and CEO. Junior Achievement has recently adopted a strategic goals and guide the Circle initiatives. coordinated by founding members Diana Metcalf and Renée Quinn, plan to guide the organization’s growth and development to focus on membership initiatives and guiding their over the next several years. This plan will ensure that JA signature fund raising event JA World Uncorked!. The team is vital to those who build the future. The Circle of Wise includes: Membership Liaisons – Virginia “Ginny” Miller, Women an integral part of this plan. “We believe that it is our legacy to assist the next Kit Schulman and Genia Duncan Ellis, Investment Circle Advisor – Lorraine Thomas, Communication Liaison – generation by mentoring them through exposure and Renée K. Quinn, Corporate/Community Advisors – Lacey engagement. This process will provide the foundation Brisson, Isabel Hebert, Susan Renneisen, Lisa Scott- for educated and prepared good citizens with unlimited Founds, and Dawn Stagliano, Community/Foundation opportunities for their future. A Wise Woman knows that Advisors – Kathryn Krause, Jane Toney, and Linda Von opening a door for a young mind can change their life,” Allmen, JA World Uncorked! Chair – Barbara Capeletti, said CWW member Genia Duncan Ellis. and Culinary Chair – Alyssa Lovitt. All members of the

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THE FORK & CORK AFFAIR JA World Uncorked!, hosted by the Circle of Wise Women, is the program’s biggest fundraiser of the year at Junior Achievement of South Florida. Thanks to generous partners and sponsors, 100% of the proceeds from ticket sales go to Wise Women initiatives supporting children’s education. This year, Junior Achievement of South Florida hosts JA World Uncorked! presented by Southern Wine & Spirits of Florida on Saturday, Jan. 19, at 6:30 p.m. at JA World Huizenga Center at Broward College. This “Fork & Cork Affair” will delight the senses as guests stroll through the mini-city known as JA World. From 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. they will sip and savor world-class wines and spirits from Southern Wine & Spirits of Florida, and intriguing craft beers from Brown Distributing Specialty Beers; sample culinary creations from South Florida Chefs and restaurants; delight in Uncorked!’s Dessert Bash, featuring a never-ending spread of chocolates, ice creams, cake pops, caramel popcorn,

“I joined Junior Achievement because I wanted to continue to help children be successful and this was my way of giving back after my children graduated from high school .“

Italian ices, cupcakes and more, then mingle in our alley ways and lounges, bid on auction packages and dance the night away to the decade-spanning sounds of the EDGE Band. WANT TO GO? Tickets are on sale now for this multifaceted 21+ event at $150 per person. For additional information see our website at www.jaworlduncorked.com and get social with us at: » Foursquare.com/jaworlduncorked » Facebook.com/circleofwisewomen » Pinterest.com/jaworlduncorked/ » and Twitter.com/jaworlduncorked

JASF SIGNIFICANT ACHIEVEMENTS Junior Achievement of South Florida has been recognized by JA Worldwide with the Summit Award for Financial Solvency, Program Impact, Program Quality, and Overall Management Effectiveness. Junior Achievement of South Florida just completed (June 30, 2012) the third operating year of the largest outreach for Capstone programs in the world. Since opening in the fall of 2009, over 112,000 students have studied and visited JA BizTown and JA Finance Park at JA World Huizenga Center. JA was accepted and fully participated in the Community Foundation of Broward’s “Boards in Action” leadership training. This enabled JA to create a high level, effective and engaged Board of Directors to further lead in advancing the mission of JA. The provision of JA Summer Camp in June and July of each summer is an augmented and extended version of JA BizTown. Over 200 disadvantaged students are served each year. Junior Achievement World has become a unique learning resource for a wide range of children with disabilities. The third USA placement of exact bronze replicas of the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights were gifted to JASF and are now housed in a new gallery within JA World Huizenga Center. Sponsorship provided also allowed JA to secure a copy of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights for every 8th grader in Broward County. These 8th graders now see and experience these historic and world changing documents. These are examples of excellence in our field because we have been able to serve thousands of students, increase impact, remain solvent, and inspire a community via a 5 star, educational facility that brings joy back to the education arena for local children!

TEAM UNCORKED! RENÉE K. QUINN, JASON LEIDY AND SANDI KATZ READY TO GET THE WORD OUT!

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One Last Child… A Family Memoir BY KEVIN LANE

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sprawling, colorful multi-generational saga brought vividly to life. Stop & Shop’s roots can be traced back to 1892, when Yente Rabinovitz opened a grocery store, called Rabinovitz and Sons at 134 Salem Street, in Boston’s North End. This store lasted at this location until 1908. In 1914, the Rabinovitz family founded the Economy Grocery Stores Company in Somerville, Massachusetts. By 1947, Economy Grocery Stores had grown into a flourishing chain of 86 supermarkets and the name of the company was changed to Stop & Shop, Inc. In the 1980s, Stop & Shop pioneered the superstore concept in New England, opening the first Super Stop & Shop in 1982. In 1998, the family enterprise was sold. One Last Child encompasses Rabb’s personal life, as well as the near-century and-a-quarter of tremendously accelerated cultural change in Boston and, indeed, America. She tells her story without polemics, most notably in the depiction of opportunities for girls and women over the decades. Ms. Rabb has written nine books of poetry and currently facilitates classes in creative writing in area libraries, learning centers, and private communities. She is a mother of six and grandmother of 17. Visit http://antoniaphillipsrabb.com. LP


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Online Pawn Shop Offers A Smart Financial Solution For The High-End Customer With the innumerable amount of financial tips when savings strategies available to consumers, it’s rare you come across pawning as a way to deal with burdening expenses. However, one company is revolutionizing the pawning industry by offering their services as more than just a pawn shop, but as an alternative financing solution - and it’s all conveniently online. Pawngo.com is the first full service online pawn shop in the U.S., specializing in loans of up to $1 million to help individuals, families, and even small businesses get the immediate cash they need. Pawngo appraises your item, provides shipping, and is able to “My Pawngo Rep was deposit the loan into your so wonderful and bank account within days of supportive. I placed my receiving the item. Launched by Todd Hills checking account info in June 2011, Pawngo on the web and the began after Hills’ 25 years loan quote came back, of experience owning and just as promised, which operating more than 50 pawn shops. When starting was a relief.” Pawngo, his mission was to bring convenience and credibility to the increasingly popular pawning industry. Hills states that: “Traditional lending institutions are simply not able to meet the cash-flow needs of America right now. When the bank says no, individuals seeking immediate funding don’t have a ton of other options. Pawngo gives consumers access to capital without credit checks or financial disclosures.” The growing demand of alternative lending services across the country has allowed Hills to reinvent the industry by expanding the breadth of Pawngo’s product offering and delving into untapped markets. One of these markets includes their new Luxury Asset Division, which caters to a large y portion of their customer base who occupy d a higher income bracket than standard pawn shops. Led by GIA Gemologist, Kelle Graham, Pawngo’s Luxury Assets Division is dedicated to providing a more personalized experience for customers who have large scale loans. Graham notes that her high end clientele are always pleasantly surprised when they come across Pawngo, as most were not previously aware they could secure money against items they already own. One such customer is Linda Wintersteen. Living in a small ski resort town means few places to secure money against high end assets, but after some research, Linda used Pawngo to secure a loan on her

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Louis Vuitton handbags and luggage. When asked about her experience with Pawngo, Linda states: “I felt comfortable from the moment I started looking at the website and then a chat came on. My Pawngo rep was so wonderful and supportive. I placed my checking account info on the web and the loan quote came back, just as promised, which was a relief. I filled out the form and then I got an email back saying my account will have the cash in tomorrow.” High end jewelry, fine watches, diamonds and precious gems are some of the luxury items Graham and her highly-trained team appraise based on several criteria such as current diamond values and market vs. retail value. Pawngo currently holds a $100K diamond ring on loan in their vault. Pawngo has already loaned nearly $9 million since opening last year, and Hills believes the difference lies in the trust his company has built with their customers. Hills wants to keep his online business personal and even goes so far as to prefer the term “life event” over “transaction.” With more people than ever struggling in this economy, Pawngo offers a discreet, quick and safe way to pawn luxury items without losing precious heirlooms for good. If you or someone you know might be interested in speaking with Kelle Graham directly about any luxury items, feel free to contact her directly at Kelle@Pawngo. com or call Pawngo’s direct line at 1-(866)-499-2363. LP


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Donor Community Helps Local Non-Profits Raise Funds and Engage Their Communities The past five years have been difficult for the nation’s nearly 300,000 mid-sized non-profits. Many businesses have cut back on their event sponsorships and personal giving through traditional sources has declined. In response, many non-profit organizations have been forced to cut staff and scale back programs relied upon by some of the most vulnerable members of our community. As a result, non-profits are now taking a hard look at their traditional fundraising strategies and actively seeking new revenue sources. Most have correctly concluded that online fundraising offers the best opportunity to build a stable, long-term revenue stream. Yet, until recently, they have lacked the tools and technologies needed to pursue online fundraising in an efficient and ongoing way. Now, thanks to South Florida based software firm, DonorCommunity, all of that has changed. DonorCommunity’s cloud computing “Software as a Service” platform enables non-profits to cultivate donors, increase their fundraising efficiency and broaden awareness of their mission and goals online with unprecedented ease and efficiency. By expanding their reach and reducing their costs, DonorCommunity enables non-profits to devote more of their resources to delivering essential programs and services to their communities. “DonorCommunity is dedicated to serving the tens of thousands of small to mid-sized U.S. non-profits that play such a critical role in community life,” said David Blyer, DonorCommunity Founder and CEO. “Cloud computing makes it possible for us to provide these organizations with a software solution that is very affordable and perfectly attuned to their needs. We’re unique in the marketplace.” Among its South Florida clientele, DonorCommunity counts The Boys and Girls Clubs of Broward, Dan Marino Foundation, Can’t Stomach Cancer Foundation (Debbie’s Dream), ChildNet, The Children’s Fund for Glycogen Storage Disease Research, 2-1-1 Broward, Davie Police Athletic League (PAL), St. Vincent de Paul Seminary, Laurens Kids, The Haven and many others. Since implementing the DonorCommunity platform this past summer, The Children’s Fund for GSD Research has already realized significant benefits. According to Vice President & Fundraising Chair Lisa Hodes, “We are a very small foundation with a narrow audience, making it difficult to generate funds. Donor Community has streamlined our fundraising process and broadened our reach, enabling us to increase both our constituent base and revenue. DonorCommunity’s online marketing capabilities have also enabled us to become more efficient in tracking donations, thanking donors, and sharing our mission with our stakeholder community.”

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DAVID BLYER, FOUNDER AND CEO OF DONOR COMMUNITY

“We recovered our entire DonorCommunity investment within a couple of weeks,” added Timothy Albury, Director of Davie PAL. “Since then, the upside has been incredible. We’re raising more funds now than ever before. DonorCommunity also provided us with a great new website and comprehensive capabilities for keeping kids and parents informed about our programs and services. DonorCommunity has moved us forward in a major way.” According to Shelia J. Smith, President & CEO of 2-1-1 Broward, “We rely on community support to produce a significant percentage of our annual operating funds, so it’s essential for us to maintain an ongoing dialogue with event attendees and supporters so that they remain actively engaged with our organization. DonorCommunity’s software platform has helped us better manage our fundraising capabilities and relationships with our supporters.” DonorCommunity also offers a Software Donation Program that provides businesses with a costeffective and tax-deductible program for pursuing their corporate philanthropy, community relations and marketing objectives by purchasing and then donating DonorCommunity licenses to their favorite non-profits. For more information on DonorCommunity, please call 954-607-7361 or visit www.donorcommunity.com. LP


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MAKING SOCIAL MEDIA PART OF YOUR MARKETING PLAN CAREN BERG Senior Vice President, Boardroom Communications 13LQH,VODQG5RDG 6XLWH 3ODQWDWLRQ)/  www.BoardroomPR.com When Apple announced the iPhone 5, the news truly spread like wildďŹ re. While traditional media such as CNN and the local television stations ran stories frequently, it was the social media that made the announcement nearly monumental. Todayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s businessmen donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t have to launch the latest version of the i-Phone, however, to make news and generate reactions. How? Most marketing plans traditionally include public relations, advertising and networking. But if youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re not using social media, you are leaving out a critical element of 21 Century marketing â&#x20AC;&#x201C; and you may be barely visible in the online universe. That is not a good scenario. Successfully integrating social media into your marketing is not simply important; itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s quite simply essential. The Fortune 500 companies recognize the power of social media -- but weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re only at the tip of the proverbial iceberg. Clearly, more and more companies have â&#x20AC;&#x201C; and will continue to â&#x20AC;&#x201C; migrate to sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube. And todayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s savvy social media marketer knows there are many new and powerful

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vehicles that must be embraced, Instagram and Pinterest are just two of the fast rising social media sites that have developed huge follows, and proven to be excellent communicators. In aggregate, marketers understand that these social media tools keep their business top of mind â&#x20AC;&#x201C; and highly searchable. If your business doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t already participate in several social media programs as an integral part of its marketing, the time to start is now. Explore the sites â&#x20AC;&#x201C; see how others use them, and consider the best ones as models. Post news and photos of a recent event. Spread the word about a new hire. LinkIn with your clients and your vendors. Get visible. Social media is the 21st Century radar â&#x20AC;&#x201C; when someone says you need to stay on his or her radar, social media can do it. Non-profits have led the charge in embracing the beneďŹ ts of social media. Charities use Facebook fan pages and Twitter feeds to drive trafďŹ c back to their Website, where a â&#x20AC;&#x153;Donate Nowâ&#x20AC;? or a â&#x20AC;&#x153;Register for this Eventâ&#x20AC;? link can move visitors to immediate action. Fundraising efforts use every media tool, from traditional PR and marketing, to blogging, texting and social media. In the 1980s, Trivial Pursuit rewrote marketing strategies

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by using new techniques that drove sales due to remarkable word of mouth. The company put the game in the hands of celebrities and inďŹ&#x201A;uencers and sales of the game took off without advertising. Today, word of mouth is typed on laptops, cell phones, iPads and desk tops â&#x20AC;&#x201C; and driven by social media sites. Yes, social media requires attention, but anything worth doing is worth doing well and businesses that devote time reap the beneďŹ ts. If you or your marketing director is too busy to post content, bring in a social media expert or communications ďŹ rm to handle this process. Unless you have the next iPhone â&#x20AC;&#x201C; and even if you do â&#x20AC;&#x201C; youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll see a difference when you give social media the opportunity to work for you. Caren Berg is the Senior Vice President of Boardroom Communications, a South Florida public relations agency focusing on media relations, social media, online marketing, branding, public affairs and crisis communications. http://www.boardroompr.com


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HOMEOWNERS BATTLE INSURANCE RATE INCREASES LARRY MOSKOWITZ, ESQ. 66WDWHURDGVXLWH )RUWODXGHUGDOHIO 2 ) larry@werepresentyou.com http://www.werepresentyou.com/

Recent news reports on insurance companies have just begun to scratch the surface with unfair homeownersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; insurance premium rate increases. Unfortunately, most Floridians are not aware of how or why their homes have been hit with huge insurance hikes. However, there is something you can do about it. By hiring legal counsel, and at no cost to you, an attorney with expertise in this ďŹ eld can bring your premium down to reasonable rates. The biggest problem with the increased insurance rates is the result of inspections initiated by the insurance companies. In some cases, the home inspections and rate increases have been surprising homeowners for ďŹ ve years. This fall, our law firm was contacted by an advocate for an 80-year-old man who had been living in his home for over 40 years. Citizens Property Insurance Company, with their re-inspection program, increased his premium to the point where he was facing having to sell his home. When I heard of the rate increase and

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this manâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s situation, I challenged Citizens and they dropped their assessment. (Disclaimer: The success of this case is not indicative of our potential success of these types of cases in the future). Perhaps youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve seen an increase on your insurance policy and didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t realize you had rights as a homeowner to ďŹ ght back against the insurance companies. The Miami Herald has reported that Citizens Insurance conducted 228,603 home inspections which resulted in increased premiums 74% of the time. If youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve been victimized by Citizens, or any another insurance company such as State Farm or Universal Property and Casualty, I encourage you to seek legal representation. At our ďŹ rm, we provide licensed home inspectors and general contractors who will inspect your home with no initial cost to you. Our representation is on a contingency fee basis or our fees and costs are paid by your insurance company if we prevail. According to the Miami Herald investigative series on August 11th, 2012, the Citizens re-inspection program â&#x20AC;&#x153;has already cost homeowners hundreds of millions of dollars. And the pocketbook impact could easily reach the billions as more and more homeowners are

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affectedâ&#x20AC;?. The Herald investigation reported on residents such as a 79-year-old retired librarian who saw her insurance premium jump from $4,882 to $7,028. Unfortunately, these insurance companies have been increasing premiums for ďŹ ve years with little or no public attention. Our law ďŹ rm can pursue legal action against the insurance companies for any rate increase associated with any home reinspection during the past five years. You shouldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t have to deal with an insurance company alone, nor should you be blindsided by unscrupulous insurance companies. Larry Moskowitz, Esq. is a partner in the law ďŹ rm of Dawson & Moskowitz and has been practicing law for 22 years. He concentrates his law practice in the litigation of insurance claims. He may be reached at 954-797-7990 or larry@ werepresentyou.com


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WHY BUY AN EXISTING BUSINESS? GOODWILL! I am not sure what event I was attending but the topic was creativity, getting out of your comfort zone, and thinking outside the box. The speaker challenged the crowd to hold up their arm that had a watch on it. Mine was my left. My watch is always on my left wrist. She asked everyone to take it off and put it on your other arm, and leave it there! Try it, very uncomfortable…. What happened next is exactly why existing businesses and franchises are great investments, and any future business owner thinking of a pure start up should take heed. Some of us moved our watches and kept them there for the rest of the presentation. Most moved their watch for a few minutes and felt uncomfortable and quickly returned them to their “correct” arm. Still others REFUSED to even move their watch! WOW, they couldn’t even move their watch for a minute!! The power of habit is huge!!! Imagine trying to create a new brand, new product, or new service. The ability to succeed is so overwhelming in my estimation, that you are much better off buying a business that has established customers with established habits or a franchise with a proven business model: Here’s a few ingredients in what we sometimes flippantly call goodwill, but have huge value because there are customers that are habitually using the service, product or location:

The GOODWILL HOT LIST: What to look for to buy an existing business: UÊ Established UÊ Location UÊ Phone Number UÊ Pricing structure UÊ Name UÊ Logo UÊ Color scheme UÊ Product reliability UÊ Employees UÊ Value to customer UÊ Warm feeling by customer UÊ Familiarity by customer UÊ Advertisements UÊ Networks UÊ Website? Domain Name? UÊ Business model UÊ How many more can you list Existing businesses are probably the most underrated investment in our free enterprise system! Alternative investments to buying an existing business: What do you think? UÊ Savings/CD’s- what return? UÊ Stocks- no thanks! UÊ Real estate- missed the boat! UÊ Vegas- usually a no win. UÊ Start up businesses- no way!

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business mentor that you can trust. Understand the process takes time and that you need to be patient. However, once you find the right business or franchise, you must be decisive and move quickly! Great deals on businesses and franchises sell fast and the way to spot a great deal is to be educated on exactly what to look for. As I have outlined here in this article, goodwill is very real and valuable. If you don’t believe in the power of habit and goodwill, wear you watch on your other arm for a week!!

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University Hospital and Medical Center Celebrates the Opening of the New Pediatric Urgent Care Area University Hospital and Medical Center (UHMC) celebrated the opening of its new Pediatric Urgent Care area in the Emergency Room with a ribbon cutting ceremony on August 13. Hospital officials,

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24 hours a day, seven days a week, and features a warm environment with a décor in a child-friendly ocean theme. “As the number of families continues to grow in our service area, we’re seeing more children come into our Emergency Department every year,” Mark Rader, CEO, University Hospital and Medical Center says. “By adding our new Pediatric Urgent Care area, our goal is to help our youngest patients and their parents to feel as comfortable as possible when they come to us for care.” Pediatric urgent care includes prompt diagnosis and treatment for a range of nonemergent conditions, including colds, flu, minor sprains and strains, minor cuts, ear and sinus infection, abdominal pain, burns and broken bones. Life-saving emergency procedures such as intubation and stabilization also can be performed if necessary.

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“Parents can have the peace of mind knowing that their child’s care is as important to us, as it is to them,” says Kenneth Greenberg, MD, medical director of Emergency Services at University Hospital and Medical Center. “Along with clinical excellence, our team of emergency professionals provides care with kindness and support, so that your children can relax and get back to the activities they enjoy most.” University Hospital and Medical Center, an HCA hospital located in Tamarac, Florida, is a 317-bed medical center and health care complex, serving the Broward County community since 1974. Fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), the hospital is known as a leading center for innovative medical care, a reputation maintained through its excellent staff and dedication to facility expansion and technological advances.


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In his best seller Blink, Malcolm Gladwell writes about the decisions we make quickly Gladwell argues that millions of years of evolution have given us the skills we need to make instant choices, often without all the facts. One of his examples is a story about a museum that spent an enormous amount of money on a well-tested and professionally authenticated ancient statue only to have an expert question the providence of the piece after one quick glance. Being a designer, I found that discussion extremely interesting because I often wonder the same thing. Is surface design — and the decisions made because of it — a shallow criteria or is it a true harbinger of much deeper meaning? Nature seems to side with the second argument. The black/red/yellow pattern of a coral snake, for example, broadcasts the viper’s poisonous abilities, hence the nursery rhyme, “red on yellow, kill a fellow, red on black, friend of Jack.” Thorns, fangs, and claws all look dangerous and remind us to stay away. And evolution has graced some less dangerous creatures, such as the small emperor moth, with features designed to make them look much more formidable than they actually are — in the moth’s case, spots across delicate wings that resemble the eyes of the fiercest owl. Politics, too, thrives on decisions made based on surface image. The 1960 presidential debate between Richard Nixon and John F. Kennedy is an oft-quoted example. While most analysts say that radio listeners thought Nixon won the debate, Kennedy was declared the winner based on TV viewers. JFK’s youthful, vigorous, and handsome visage trumped the old school Nixon who was described as tired, puffy, and unshaven. Regardless of their political affiliation, every president since Reagan has been tall and good-looking, including the two candidates for the current presidential race. And almost a century ago, the man widely declared to be one of the worst presidents in history, Warren Harding, was said to have won the race because he “looked presidential.” Packaging has always been one of the key assets of marketing too, and until recently the belief was that 80% of purchase decisions were made in-store when the consumer actually saw the product. Today, when more and more purchase decisions are made online, sites that are visually oriented and aesthetically pleasing outscore and outsell sites that are not. Computerization has also made surface appeal more important. Because of modern design and manufacturing

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