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Sun Sentinel article “Etiquette Skills”

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  • On 10/21/2019
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The importance of our Etiquette Training was captured in this Sun Sentinel article Adult students learn intercultural etiquette skills in new partnership. GL Homes sponsored the amazing event, giving our students the opportunity to gain valuable life lessons they otherwise would not have learned. Read the article here!  

Boca Voice Article 10/7/19

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  • On 10/07/2019
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GL Homes stepped in with an etiquette class to help 16 special college students prepare for the workplace. Barbara Benson Wymer, a graduate of The Protocol School of Washington, and GL Homes hosted the four-course meal at Farmer’s Table. The dinner was held to help students raised in foster care get a leg up in the business

Etiquette Dinner

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  • On 10/03/2019
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Do you ever forget which water glass is yours? Thanks to an etiquette presentation by Barbara Benson Wymer from Benson Protocol, students in our College & Beyond program now know! We are grateful to GL Homes for sponsoring this wonderful event and treating the students to a four course dinner at Farmers Table. They learned things like: where is

Community Collaborators Award!

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  • On 10/02/2019
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BIG NEWS! We attended the Nonprofits First Hats Off Award ceremony and were so excited when our name was called for the 2019 Community Collaborators Award. We knew that our partnership with ChildNet and AT&T was innovative and important, but it means a lot to be recognized for the impact it has had on so many lives. We celebrate

Intern from Lynn University

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  • On 09/26/2019
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We are proud to be one of the non-profit organizations that are pioneering the Civic Impact Corps program with Lynn University by accepting paid interns to work with the nonprofits in a variety of projects to create positive change in our communities. The program runs for an entire semester and allows students to work for 10hrs a

BFF Scholarship Recipients!

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  • On 09/26/2019
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The Rotary Club of Boca Raton Sunrise Foundation awarded over $10,000 in scholarships for the first semester of the 2019-2020 year to seven deserving students attending Florida Atlantic University and two of them are BFF students! We were very proud to attend the presentation to support our amazing kids. Each year the Sunrise Foundation provides

Co-Founders on Panel

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  • On 09/25/2019
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Last night, co-founders Donna Chirico Biase and Debbie Ellman were part of a panel discussion at the Junior League of Boca Raton as part of a Non Profit Training Leadership Series. They shared their experiences and expertise on how to grow a nonprofit, sharing the stage with Jason Hagensick, President and CEO of the YMCA of South Palm Beach County and Alex Price, National Director

Woman Volunteer of the Year Nominee

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  • On 09/20/2019
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We are so proud to nominate Meryll Bangsil for the 2019 Junior League of Boca Raton Woman Volunteer of the Year. Meryll is an outstanding supporter epitomizes volunteer spirit and commitment.. Meryll is an outstanding supporter and epitomizes volunteer spirit and commitment. Last night, all the wonderful nominees were announced at an unveiling event at

Celebrating an Adoption!

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  • On 09/18/2019
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Finding a forever family is what so many children in foster care dream of, and we are over the moon excited for Glori and Jojo for finding theirs. Coaches Nina and Sherrie-Ann were there for the ceremony and celebration, and of course brought with them special adoption presents! Included in the pictures you will see