The Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce honored Allan Libero with the Chamber’s Small Business Person of the Year award. He has been an active member of the Greater Hollywood Chamber for more than eight years.

Allan Libero is Hollywood’s Small Business Person of the Year

The Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce named Allan Libero the Chamber’s Small Business Person of the Year. Libero is president of Libero Consulting Group, Inc., also known as LCG Spacemakers, a company that offers space planning and design services to corporations and organizations. He has done work for both Broward County schools and the Broward […]

Hollywood Veteran Clifton Joseph Richard to be inducted into In Memory program on June 17

Ceremony in Washington, D.C. will honor Vietnam Veterans who sacrificed after the war ended More than 400 Vietnam veterans, including eight from Florida, will be inducted into the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund’s (VVMF) In Memory Program in 2017. The program honors Vietnam veterans whose lives were cut short as a result of their service in […]

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Party like an animal at the Humane Society

Looking for a birthday party idea that combines fun, giving to charity and adorable puppies? Well then, you’re barking up the right tree. Humane Society of Broward County (HSBC) has long been known as a compassionate animal shelter and adoption agency for unwanted and stray animals, but how did birthday parties get added to their services? “Parties came […]

Julian & Rabbi. Photo by Eileen Escarda

When your child chooses tradition: Bar & Bat Mitzvah prep programs for the unaffiliated

When Sherry and Christian Rauh first broached the topic of Bar Mitzvah with their son Julian, they were thinking out of the box. The family they’ve built together could be considered decidedly unconventional by traditional Jewish standards. Sherry is Jewish but Christian is not. Julian, their son by birth, is Jewish because his mother is, […]

Lifelong Learning Institute offers free intergenerational learning programs for retired adults at NSU

Summer 2017 programming runs from June- September, is free and open to the community.    Nova Southeastern University’s Lifelong Learning Institute (LLI) gives local residents another reason to look forward to retirement. To enrich the lives of its members and the community, LLI provides an educational environment for mature adults in South Florida offering programs that promote […]

Vice Mayor, Traci L. Callari, presents Myers with an award and recognition of his Eagle Project in Haiti this past year.

Hollywood resident Zak Meyers recognized for work in Haiti; awarded scholarship

With a passion for preserving the environment and commitment to community service, South Broward High School graduate Zak Myers was recognized by the City of Hollywood on March 15 for his efforts to raise funds for solar panels in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Myers is now studying public relations at University of Central Florida preparing for a career with the […]

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‘Chief of Clown Services’ cheers up children for over 22 years at Joe DiMaggio’s

Nine-year-old Bella Rose Olson was born with a condition that meant oral surgery may be in her near future. Bella’s family lives in Downtown Miami but her insurance did not offer an oral surgeon whose qualifications they felt comfortable with. “I started investigating pediatric oral surgeons in Broward and was fortunate enough to learn of Jason […]

Providing free legal services to the community once a year became a tradition at Ben Farbstein's first firm, and he is still at it.

Hollywood attorney will offer free services May 1

Hollywood attorney Ben Farbstein wants to pay it forward, and he plans to do just that on May 1. Law Day  is when Farbstein will provide free legal advice, by appointment only, for 15 to 30 minutes and on a first-come, first-serve basis and with proper identification. Farbstein’s interest in helping this way started when he was a […]