The world’s largest autism fundraising event celebrated a local version along the downtown waterfront to support the mission of Autism Speaks. The sensory-friendly and family-family event attracted more than 3,000 participants. ‘Knowing you have the
ROC Urban, on Northwest First Avenue off Spanish River, holds monthly Art Walks to lure buyers. Jim Rassol/The Coastal Star
By Mary Hladky
Miami has Wynwood. Fort Lauderdale boasts FAT Village.
While those arts districts are flourishing and infusing
More than 2,500 supporters created a sea of purple for the second walk and that raised more than $250,000 — twice the 2014 amount. Dottie Carson, who recently was diagnosed, served as keynote speaker. LEFT: Co-Chairwomen Victoria Karasin and Pam
About 1,500 people came to Mizner Park for the first Walk to End Alzheimer’s, which raised $120,000. Photo provided
Pamela Higer-Polani is instrumental in organizing Boca Raton’s first Walk to End Alzheimer’s. Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star
By Mary Thurwachter
When Pamela Higer-Polani approached the Alzheimer’s Association a year and a half ago about having a wa
Anne and Louis Green were two of the more than 400 walkers and sponsors who came out to support the eighth annual affair that raised more than $310,000 for Florida Atlantic University’s Louis and Anne Green Memory and Wellness Center at the Christine
Inspiration, love and hope filled the air at the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America’s Take Steps Walk, as more than 500 walked to support the services, support groups and education programs provided by the organization. The event raised more tha
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