Broward Outreach Center to host ‘Thanksgiving on Good Friday’ block party for homeless

On Good Friday, April 14, the Miami Rescue Mission | Broward Outreach Centers will hold the annual “Thanksgiving on Good Friday” Block Party for the homeless and hungry families of South Florida from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Along with a sit down Thanksgiving meal, volunteers with wash the feet of the homeless and needy […]

Spark Hollywood hosts start-up competition for tech innovators, entrepreneurs

Spark Hollywood, a coalition of local organizations focused on growing and supporting the technology sector and entrepreneurs in Hollywood, announced that it is hosting its first “start-up competition,” called Spark Hollywood, from 5 to 8 p.m., May 11, at Hollywood’s ArtsPark, 1 Young Circle. Spark Hollywood is an event that promotes innovation and entrepreneurship for local […]

Sheridan Park Elementary School FLL team 16109 To the Bat House!

Sheridan Park Elementary students invited to compete in FIRST LEGO League Open Championship

A group of robotics students from Sheridan Park Elementary School have received an incredible opportunity to attend and compete in the FIRST LEGO League Open Championship at LEGOLAND California from May 19-21, 2017. After receiving 1st Place/Champion’s Award at their qualifying tournament, they were the only team among 45 elementary and middle school teams at […]

"Seussical" performance from Summer Arts Camp 2016.

Registration now open for Art and Culture Center’s Summer Arts Camp

Bring Out the artist and performer in your child with visual arts, performing arts, music,and interdisciplinary programs at the Art and Culture Center’s Summer Arts Camp from June 12th to August 18th, 2017. Each of the sessions allows children and teens to practice the skills they’ve learned while preparing for final exhibitions and performances. They […]

Junior Jaycees hope to give disabled boy a lift with a new lightweight wheelchair

Hollywood resident Jaden, 7, has cerebral palsy. He is unable to walk and is dependent on his wheelchair. The Greater Hollywood Junior Chamber Jaycees Foundation is now raising funds to purchase a chair lift and plan to present it to him at their April 11 General Membership meeting, 7 p.m. The Jaycees want to get […]

Hollywood attorney helps the disadvantaged obtain legal services

Hollywood attorney Carlos E. Sandoval, founder of Carlos E. Sandoval, P.A., was recently appointed to the Board of Directors of the Legal Aid Service of Broward County. The organization’s mission is to provide high-quality, free civil legal advice, representation and education to the disadvantaged so as to improve the lifestyle and living conditions of the low-income community and […]

The Instructors at PerFit (from L to R) FRONT ROW: Rowing machine Martha Laynes; Cardio Burst, Colette Darville on Mat: Yoga; Ali Witherspoon Head Personal Trainer Back Row: Rachel Baum, Zumba; Alexandria Alessi, Senior Fitness Specialist; Beth Witherspoon, Personal Training; Nancy Frances, Zumba; Gaby Martinez, Cardio Burst Photo by Lloyd Goradesky

Hollywood fitness expert expands studio space, classes

Ali Witherspoon, has run his signature boot camp on beautiful Hollywood Beach since 1997 for all fitness levels, the longest running boot camp in Florida. In addition to his boot camp, Witherspoon has operated his Hollywood studio PerFit, Personal Fitness Center since 2007 and has added another 2,000 sq. ft to offer group classes including […]

Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital: first pediatric hospital in the world awarded “Person-Centered” Designation

What does it mean to be a “Planetree Designated® Person-Centered Organization?” “Since opening our doors in 1992, we have been focused and committed to the care of our patients and families. Our philosophy of patient- and family-centered care means that families and healthcare professionals are true partners working together to serve the best interest of […]

Hollywood YMCA celebrates 2017 legacy and capital campaign leadership awards

The Greater Hollywood YMCA recently held its 2017 Legacy and Capital Campaign Volunteer Leadership Awards on January 21. Longtime volunteers Dick Blattner and Heidi O’Sheehan were recognized for their leadership of the Hollywood Capital Campaign which raised $1.2 million for capital improvements to the facility, and Bill Horvitz was honored posthumously with the YMCA Legacy […]