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David Boegaard

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Tampa's Quiet Space to Search Out Your Center Tampa's Quiet Space to Search Out Your Center

By David Boegaard

Open to people of all faiths, the Franciscan Center lives in the spirit of its namesake.

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Forming Powerful New Bonds at Chain Reaction Forming Powerful New Bonds at Chain Reaction

By David Boegaard

With an incredible support team and encouragement to lead projects that improve the problems that concern them, Chain Reaction (CR) is the flame that actualizes energized teens into a better future and a stronger community.

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Major League Community Building with the Junior Service League of St. Augustine Major League Community Building with the Junior Service League of St. Augustine

By David Boegaard

The Junior Service League of St. Augustine, a volunteer women's organization, has worked for three quarters of a century to strengthen the community fabric of St. Augustine.

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Take a Peak Into a New World of Wonder and Discovery in Miami Take a Peak Into a New World of Wonder and Discovery in Miami

By David Boegaard

With a massive aquarium, beautiful planetarium, and numerous other extraordinary exhibits, the Frost Museum of Science seeks to be one of the finest science museums in the world, and hopes to make Miami a center of science and innovation for future generations, and a major cultural destination.

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Honors for the Greatest Generation, Mysteries from the Bermuda Triangle Honors for the Greatest Generation, Mysteries from the Bermuda Triangle

By David Boegaard

Built near the beginning of America's involvement in World War II, this Naval Air Station Fort served as an air station and training school for speciality aircraft. It continues to stand today as a piece of history, educating visitors and honoring heroes.

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Explore the Many Shades of Meaning, and Color at Nuance Galleries Explore the Many Shades of Meaning, and Color at Nuance Galleries

By David Boegaard

With carefully curated artist lists and surprising juxtapositions, Nuance has served as one of Tampa's art centers.

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Home is Where the Beauty Is with Sklar Furnishings of Boca Raton Home is Where the Beauty Is with Sklar Furnishings of Boca Raton

By David Boegaard

In Boca Raton, Sklar Furnishings provides a wide variety of the finest styles of furnishing from the last 70 years, as well as designers to help construct perfect interior spaces.

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At Jacksonville's Dog Wood Park, Have You Ever Seen Happier Dogs? At Jacksonville's Dog Wood Park, Have You Ever Seen Happier Dogs?

By David Boegaard

As accessible public land becomes less welcoming for dogs, dog parks have proliferated to give dogs this unique, irreplaceable joy. And few dog parks can match the wonders of Dog Wood Park in Jacksonville, Florida.

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Providing Shelter from the Storm for Florida Victims of Domestic Violence Providing Shelter from the Storm for Florida Victims of Domestic Violence

By David Boegaard

For 25 years, the organization has provided a wide range of essential services to these people in need, from 24-hour hotlines for advice, to shelters for battered women and children, to advocacy in court and legislatures.

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The Police Athletic League of Jacksonville Builds Trust and Stronger Communities The Police Athletic League of Jacksonville Builds Trust and Stronger Communities

By David Boegaard

Introducing the Police Athletic League of Jacksonville, whose work serves to create trust between young people and police, and provides local youth with great opportunities and genuine leadership as citizens of the community.

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Justice in Paradise at University of Miami's School of Law Justice in Paradise at University of Miami's School of Law

By David Boegaard

With innovative clinics and a forward looking mentality, Miami Law stands out as a future leader in legal education for Florida and beyond.

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Rekindling the Wild in Visitors' Hearts at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens Rekindling the Wild in Visitors' Hearts at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

By David Boegaard

With more than two thousand rare animals and thousands of varieties of plants, the Jacksonville Zoo has experiences to delight young and old.

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Bright Lights, Big Savings with Melbourne's Lifestyle Homes Bright Lights, Big Savings with Melbourne's Lifestyle Homes

By David Boegaard

Started by two former teachers, John Luhn and Larry Hufford, LifeStyle Homes has been building homes in Brevard and Indian River Counties for more than 30 years.

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Malivai Youth Foundation Lays a Solid Foundation for the Future Malivai Youth Foundation Lays a Solid Foundation for the Future

By David Boegaard

Ultimately seeking to have an even bigger impact, Washington set up the MaliVai Washington Youth Foundation to help teach urban youths the sport of tennis.

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High Standards and Deep Faith in North Florida High Standards and Deep Faith in North Florida

By David Boegaard

Trinity Christian Academy in Jacksonville, FL serves as a premier Christian educational institution in North Florida.

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Sun, Fun and Long Runs in St. Augustine Sun, Fun and Long Runs in St. Augustine

By David Boegaard

Since 1982, the Ancient City Road Runners have been working spread knowledge and excitement about running, and by meeting weekly for runs through the city.

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Parking Spaces in Paradise at Jacksonville's Premier RV Resort Parking Spaces in Paradise at Jacksonville's Premier RV Resort

By David Boegaard

Covering the entire Flamingo Lake, the resort offers full hook-up sites, yurts and cabins as well as innumerable opportunities for swimming, boating, and other forms of recreation.

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Limelight Theatre for the People, by the People Limelight Theatre for the People, by the People

By David Boegaard

The Limelight teams up with local businesses and non-profits to put on performances throughout the city, and has year-round acting classes and performance involving kids from 4 to 18 year old.

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Grace and Growth at the Glorious Pensacola Ballet Company Grace and Growth at the Glorious Pensacola Ballet Company

By David Boegaard

Both a professional ballet company and a full training program, from three year olds to professionals, the Pensacola Ballet Company serves as a cultural cornerstone for the Pensacola community, and as an incredible opportunity for dancers young and old.

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A Sculpture Gallery for Traditional American Instruments A Sculpture Gallery for Traditional American Instruments

By David Boegaard

Wolfe Guitars has grown 30 years deep in the soil of Jupiter, Florida. Specializing in traditional American instruments, and with a large range of new and reconditioned string instruments...

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Turning Clearwater into a Wine Region Turning Clearwater into a Wine Region

By David Boegaard

Based in beautiful Clearwater Florida, and named after owner Michael Biglin's beloved mother, Murielle Winery creates a diverse bouquet of wines, from classics to fruit infusions.

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Mixed Medium, Clear Message Mixed Medium, Clear Message

By David Boegaard

In the heart of Pensacola, FL., a group of painters, sculptors, potters and other artists have gathered together to form the Blue Morning Gallery.

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Lifting Wings and Dreams in Lakeland, FL Lifting Wings and Dreams in Lakeland, FL

By David Boegaard

SUN 'n FUN's mission is to preserve and enhance the future of flight through world-class events, inspiring and educating people of all ages.

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Introducing PaddleFit, Your Guide to a Healthier Lifestyle Introducing PaddleFit, Your Guide to a Healthier Lifestyle

By David Boegaard

Brody Welte, founder and owner of PaddleFit, discovered stand up paddling (SUP) the same way he catches waves -- being in the right place at the right time, then just going with the flow. Welte spent more than 15 years as a fitness instructor specializing in outdoor activities.

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