Huge Boost For Art Program From Local Donor and NBAVeteran
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April06,2016–/PressAdvantage/–MARGATE,Fla.–KennyChatmanalongwithretiredNBAstarKeyonDoolingrecentlyvisitedtheFriends and Stars program in Lauderhill to inspire the young disabled artists and make a donation of $2000 dollars to help complete the project that was slated for installation at Art Serve in Fort Lauderdale. Keyon Dooling is a native of Fort Lauderdale and grew up playing at the local parks and has strong ties to the community and is dedicated to supporting the youth of South Florida. Friends and Stars is an 501C nonprofit and provides a creative outlet for special needs children and adults in Broward County and the program survives primarily on private donations of cash andsupplies.
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Inspiring Their Community
Four extraordinary residents from the tri-county area will receive their earthly reward later this month when they are recognized as the 2016 African America Achievers.
Jaret L. Davis, Dixie Lee Hedrington-Miller, Gilbert Lancelot Raiford, Ph.D., and Ricky Wiggins will be honored on Wednesday, April 20, at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center. The event, sponsored by JM Family Enterprises and its automobile distributorships Southeast Toyota and JM Lexus, starts at 6:30 p.m.