The Grand Floridian christened Oct. 8 at Diplomat Landing

Written by David Volz Hollywood’s business leaders came together Thursday, October 8 for a Sail-ebration party at the Diplomat Resort and Spa to celebrate the christening of The Grand Floridian. Ed Walls, general manager of the Diplomat said he was pleased with the partnership with Charter One Yachts and said that this will mean more…

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Fortis College-Foley Medical Assistant Student Receives Scholarship

Fortis College in Foley, Alabama was honored when members of “Forty & Eight,” the charitable Honor Society of American Veterans, visited campus recently. While there, the group, established by the American Legion, awarded a scholarship to Fortis-Foley Medical Assistant student Kaitlyn Sullivan. The Forty & Eight members also spoke with students about their commitment to…

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Morikami Museum exhibitions focus on ‘invisible incarcerees’

Phillip Valys Reporter Massive pillars of crumpled, yellowed, ink-faded paper ID tags suspend from the ceiling in Wendy Maruyama’s room-filling installation at the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens. There are 120,000 handwritten tags, all bearing the names of Japanese-Americans evicted from their homes, rounded up and imprisoned in internment camps during World War II for…

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