To honor his late spouse Richard, Greg recently donated a grant to Our Fund, South Florida’s only LGBT community foundation, that was used to form a new partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association of Southeast Florida.
This is the season of Thanksgiving, when we express our thankfulness for our many blessings. It is also the season of giving, when we unselfishly open our hearts and pocketbooks to give to the needs of others.
Annual celebrations and observances recognize special events and can expand the knowledge of cultures and religions that are different from our own. November as Black Catholic History Month may be an example.
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden received a $250,000 grant to explore ways to grow food in space. Combined with a $750,000 grant from NASA, Fairchild will develop the Growing Beyond Earth Innovation Studio.
David Lawrence Jr. identified a need and followed through, becoming the founder of the Children’s Movement of Florida, and continues as the driving force behind The Children’s Trust. Advocating for children has become his life’s work.
UM grad Joshua Henry, who has starred as Aaron Burr in ‘Hamilton’ and Billy Bigelow in ‘Carousel,’ will receive the Frost Distinguished Alumnus of the Year Award at the Signature Series Concert on Monday.