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      Good Works from page 6                                                                               About Florida Atlantic University
                                                                                                             Florida  Atlantic University, established in 1961,
        For 50 years, FAU Harbor Branch has been at the                                                    officially opened its doors in 1964 as the fifth public
      forefront of ocean science, pursuing discoveries to benefit                                          university in Florida. Today, the university serves more
      society and profoundly shape our future. The research                                                than 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students
      conducted at FAU Harbor Branch depends on strong                                                     across six campuses located along the Southeast Florida
      partnerships with our supporters. From marine ecosystem                                              coast. In recent years, the university has doubled its
      conservation to global food security to cancer research, we                                          research expenditures and outpaced its peers in student
      can only make a difference together. For more information                                            achievement rates. Through the coexistence of access and
      on becoming a part of the FAU Harbor Branch family,                                                  excellence, FAU embodies an innovative model where
      please visit                                                      traditional achievement gaps vanish. FAU is designated
      About Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute                                                          a Hispanic-serving institution, ranked as a top public
        Founded in 1971, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute                                             university by  U.S. News & World Report and a High
      at Florida Atlantic University is a research community of                                            Research Activity institution by the Carnegie Foundation
      marine scientists, engineers, educators and other professionals                                      for the Advancement of Teaching. For more information,
      focused on Ocean Science for a Better World. The institute   Panel discussion featuring (from left to right) moderator   visit
      drives innovation in ocean engineering, at-sea operations, drug   Anthony Westbury; and from FAU Harbor Branch: John Reed,
      discovery and biotechnology from the oceans, coastal ecology   M.Sc., research professor; Shirley Pomponi, Ph.D., research
      and conservation, marine mammal research and conservation,   professor; Brian Lapointe, Ph.D., research professor; Dennis
      aquaculture, ocean observing systems and marine education.   Hanisak, Ph.D., research professor and director of education;
      For more information, visit      and Jim Sullivan, Ph.D., executive director

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                                                                                                           By Jackie Holfelder
                                                                                                             The last several months have brought lots of positive and
                                                                                                           exciting news for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Palm Beach &
                                                                                                           Martin Counties (BBBSPBMC).
                                                                                                             Firstly, names of the Big Brother/Little Brother and Big Sister/
                                                                                                           Little Sister who were honored as outstanding matches for 2021
                                                                                                           were announced.
                                                                                                             Every year, the nonprofit honors one pair in each category to
                 Operated by Stuart Main Street                                                            illustrate how mentoring relationships help Littles achieve their
                         Stuart Main Street is a 501c3 non-profit focused on promoting the Historic Downtown.
                                                                                                           biggest possible futures and makes long lasting affects on the
                                                                                                           Bigs, too.
                                                                                                             Big Brother/Little Brother match of the year was Ridge
         A market for growers, crafters, artists & other creators                                          Bradford with brothers Michael and Leo. Michael and Leo both
                                                                                                           do well in school but were seeking a little bit extra from a positive
                                                                                                           academic role model.
                                                                                                             Although COVID-19 restrictions impacted their interactions,
                                                                                                           they had lots of communication via Zoom. Their mutual love of
                    772-285-0502 |                                             sports and passion for baseball made Ridge a perfect match with
                                                                                                           the brothers.
                                                                                                             Big Brother Ridge also gives his time volunteering at BBBS
                                                                                                           events. When he volunteered at the BBBS holiday curbside
                                                                                                           event, he was able to see his Little Brothers in person.
             Check Your                                                                                    Michelle. Pat joined Big Brothers Big Sisters in 2019 and soon
                                                                                                             Big Sister/Little Sister match of the year was Pat Sadd and
                                                                                                           became a Big Sister to three Littles. One of them, Michelle,
                                                                                                           remains Pat’s little sister today.

            V  TER

                                                                JULY 25th is the last
                      Status!                                  day to register to vote

                                                                 for the August 23rd
                     Verifique su estado de votante

                      Has Your Address                       Primary Election
                            Changed?                               El 25 de julio es el último día para

                                                                registrarse para votar para las elecciones   Brothers  –  Little  Brother  Michael,  Big  Brother  Ridge
                                                                                                           Bradford and Little Brother Leo
                     Would You Like To                               primarias del 23 de agosto
               Change Your Political Party?

                        Has Your Name

                       Do You Need To
                  Update Your Signature?                               772.288.5637
              ¿Ha cambiado su dirección? ¿Le gustaría cambiar de partido                                   Sisters – Mom Erica, Big Sister Patricia Sadd and Little
                       político? ¿Ha cambiado su nombre?        Martin County Supervisor of Elections      Sister Michelle
                        ¿Necesita actualizar su firma?             Supervisor de Elecciones del Condado de Martin
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