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Rebecca Richards is an estate planning and taxation attorney from New York. This “recovering attorney” is enjoying all that Miami has to offer – whether it be attending one of the many Miami festivals, touring historic Villa Vizcaya, or sunning on South Beach. Previously, Becky published scholarly articles on estate planning and taxation, and is now is exploring her creativity to write feature articles on a wide variety of topics. While living on Long Island, she was involved in several community service projects and hopes to continue this work in Miami by spreading the word to others through writing. Becky also enjoys music, all things outdoors, meeting new people, and reading. She received her bachelor’s degree in journalism from Western Connecticut State University and her law degree from Hofstra University School of Law. Becky can be reached at rebecca.richards@charityandlife.com

Adopt-A-Family Hosts Annual Ducky Derby In West Palm Beach

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On Sunday, March 8, 2015, the community is invited to join Adopt-A-Family of the Palm Beaches at its 3rd Annual Ducky Derby. The festival will include a variety of family-friendly activities, prizes and a pond of 10,000 yellow rubber ducks.

“This is by far one of our most fun events,” said Adopt-A-Family’s CEO […]

Aetna Foundation Makes Grant To Boys & Girls Clubs Of Miami-Dade

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Children of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade with B&GC President Alex Rodriguez-Roig and Aetna’s Community Development representative Michelle Johnson (Photo Credit: Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade)

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade recently announced receipt of a $50,000 grant from the Aetna Foundation’s Healthy Eating and Active Living program. […]

Cadillac Nights Fashion Experience In Miami To Benefit United Way Of Miami-Dade

(Photo Credit: Trump National Doral)

(Photo Credit: Trump National Doral)

The internationally-known World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship will return to the Trump National Doral Miami from March 4 to March 8 for a competitive tournament among 45-50 of the top 50 golf players in the Official World Ranking. In addition to the competition, attendees will enjoy Cadillac Miami Nights, […]

Open House At United Way Center For Excellence In Early Education In Miami

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On Saturday, February 28, 2015, the United Way Center for Excellence in Early Education will host an open house of its Demonstration School, Educare of Miami-Dade. The school is currently accepting applications for the 2015-16 school year for preschool and VPK children ages 3 – 4. Families are children are welcomed to attend […]

Recap: 22nd Annual Sara Hopkins Woodruff Spectrum Awards For Women Luncheon

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Spectrum Awards (Photo Credit: Yamila Images)

On Thursday, February 5, 2015, the American Red Cross of South Florida honored twelve local women for their service to the community and dedication to philanthropy at the 22nd Annual Sara Hopkins Woodruff Spectrum Awards For Women luncheon. Nearly 300 community leaders were present as Ileana Bravo, […]

5th Annual March Against Hunger 5K For Feeding South Florida


On Saturday, March 7, walk or run to Hollywood’s Charnow Park for Feeding South Florida’s 5th Annual March Against Hunger 5K Walk/Run.

“The March Against Hunger is a fun and easy way to get out and walk or run to make a difference in the lives of many South Floridians struggling to put […]

Join Miami Rise At Loco 4 Opa-Lock Pub Crawl In Brickell

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On Thursday, February 12, 2015, Miami Rise, a team participating in the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s annual Leadership Miami program, will host a pub crawl through four popular Brickell bars.

The Loco 4 Opa-Locka Pub Crawl begins at Segafredo Brickell, where participants will register and receive additional information before continuing to Batch […]

Recap: Jon Jay FMSbonds Celebrity Bowling Challenge To Benefit Boys & Girls Clubs Of Miami-Dade

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Jon Jay and Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade members (Photo Credit: World Red Eye)

On Saturday, January 31, 2015, supporters of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade and children from the Clubs’ Kendall location filled the bowling alleys at Splitsville Lanes for the Jon Jay FMSbonds Celebrity Bowling Challenge . The […]

Recap: Miami City Ballet Gala 2015

MCB principal dancers Carlos Miguel Guerra & Jennifer Carlynn Kronenberg at the Miami City Ballet's 2015  (Photo Credit: Seth Browarnick and Rodrigo Gaya for WorldRedEye.com and Manny Hernandez)

Gala Chairs Ana & Robert Barlick at Miami CIty Ballet’s 2015 Gala (Photo Credit: Seth Browarnick and Rodrigo Gaya for WorldRedEye.com and Manny Hernandez)

On Saturday, January 31, 2015,the Miami City Ballet presented its 2015 Gala, chaired by Ana and Robert Barlick. The event raised more than $1 million to benefit the ballet’s […]

Chelsea Clinton To Speak At United Way Of Miami-Dade’s Annual Women’s Leadership Breakfast

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(Photo Credit: Chelsea Clinton Twitter)

On Monday, March 16, 2015, the United Way of Miami-Dade will host Chelsea Clinton as guest speaker of its 14th Annual Women’s Leadership Breakfast. Ms. Clinton will speak to guests about her role as vice chair of the Clinton Foundation, and the organization’s work to empower women and […]

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