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Delray Beach Chorale

downloadWe had the pleasure of having Jeremiah Cummings, President of the board and Patricia Fleitas, Conductor and Artistic Director of the Delray Beach Chorale. The Delray Beach Chorale is a long-established choral performance group dedicated to sharing the experience of beautiful music with the Palm Beach County community. They are comprised of qualified and dedicated volunteer singers including professional, semi-professional, and amateur musicians. With sixty-plus members from diverse backgrounds and ranging in ages from 20 to 80. The Delray Beach Chorale rehearse with professional leadership and perform two major programs a year, in Winter and Spring. Their mission is to cultivate the appreciation of choral music through inspiring performances. They can be reached by phone at 561-419-4878, or on the Delray Beach Chorale website here.  Listen to the program here: 

Boca Raton Toastmasters

logoWe are excited to share with you our interview with Barbara Kasser, Membership Vice Chair of Boca Raton Toastmasters. Toastmasters International is a non-profit, educational organization providing members a supportive environment to develop public speaking and leadership skills. This is accomplished through a self-paced program including local club meetings, training seminars, and speech contests. Boca Raton Toastmasters has been a part of the community for over forty years. Club members have diverse backgrounds and a wide range of interests. Boca Raton Toastmasters is a great place for beginners who want to learn the basics of public speaking and experienced speakers refining their skills. They can be reached by phone at 561-306-2426, or on the Boca Raton Toastmasters website here.  Listen to the program here: 

 

Meals on Wheels South Florida

NEWLOGO-375We had the pleasure of having Mark Adler, Executive Director and Jennifer Wescott, Director of Community Relations of Meals on Wheels of South Florida. Meals on Wheels South Florida serves over 10,000 clients and provides 1.2 million meals throughout South Florida annually. Their Social Work staff conducts 2,400 in home assessments annually. This is all possible with nearly 500 community volunteers. Meals on Wheels collaborates with government agencies and other nonprofits to deliver their mission of ending hunger across all ages with kindness, dignity and compassion. They can be reached by phone at 954-731-8770, or on the Meals on Wheels South Florida website here.  Listen to the program here: 

Rotary Club of Boca Raton Sunrise

15401113_10154797696422020_6756923843736495857_nThis week on the Forum for Nonprofits we had the pleasure of having Tim Sharp, Past President of the Rotary Club of Boca Raton Sunrise. Rotary is an organization of business and professional leaders united worldwide who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world. In more than 160 countries worldwide, approximately 1.2 million Rotarians belong to more than 30,000 Rotary clubs. Their mission is to “To improve the lives of children, support education, and assist those in need, all to make an impact globally.” They can be reached on the Rotary Club of Boca Raton Sunrise website here.  Listen to the program here: 

Pearl City C.A.T.S.

This week on the forum for nonprofits, we had the pleasure of having Ashley Whidby, program director of the PEARL City C.A.T.S. program of Boca Housing Authority. The mission of the Pearl City C.A.T.S. Program is to shape a safe environment in which all of our students become life long learners who master essential skills, develop self learning skills and pursue character qualities which will enable them to be honest, responsible, respectful and dedicated students. Their staff works as a community to assist our students to monitor their progress as they reach the goal of achieving their potential according to their own unique strengths. They can be reached by phone at 561-206-6200, or on the Pearl City C.A.T.S. website here.  Listen to the program here: 

Legal Aid Society of PBC

logoCheck out our interview with Bob Bertisch, the Executive Director of Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County. The Legal Aid Society works to provide high quality civil legal advice, representation and education to the disadvantaged of Palm Beach County so as to protect their personal safety, enhance their opportunities and living conditions and promote self-sufficiency. They help their clients deal with many of life’s most basic needs: a safe home, enough food to eat, a quality education, and protection against exploitation and discrimination. They can be reached by phone at 561-655-8944, or on the Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County website here.  Listen to the program here: 

211 Palm Beach County

logo2We had the pleasure of having Patrice Schroeder, community relations specialist at 211 Palm Beach County.  211 works to provide a team of specially trained staff to assist callers through its 211 HelpLine with crisis intervention, suicide prevention, information, assessment and referral to community services. They also collect and maintain information on community health and human services and makes this information available via its hotlines, helplines, printed directories, and on the web. They can be reached by phone at 211, or on the 211 Palm Beach County website here.  Listen to the program here: 

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