Saturday, January 06, 2007

FLORIDA DIGEST January 6, 2007

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Former Broward school board member Carole Andrews succumbs to cancer

By Jean-Paul Renaud and Michael Turnbell
South Florida Sun-Sentinel

January 5, 2007, 9:23 PM EST

Carole Andrews, a former Broward school board member who helped lead thenation's sixth largest public school district for eight years, died Fridayevening at her Hollywood home after a long battle with cancer. She was 63.

Mrs. Andrews will be remembered as "loving children," said her husband,Broward Circuit Judge Robert L. Andrews.

"They always came first for her," said Mr. Andrews. "She always believedthat children came into the world in all shapes and sizes, all colors,creeds and religions. All they wanted was a little (tender loving care)."


The Sun-Sentinel,0,7716397.story?coll=sfla-home-headlines

New year has fourth and fifth slayings in Broward

Business owner, teen are latest victims
By Brian Haas
South Florida Sun-Sentinel

January 6, 2007
Five homicides in five days.

Broward County's torrid homicide pace continued with the Thursday nightshooting death of a Miami Gardens teenager in Miramar and the killing of aman in a Lauderdale-by-the-Sea condominium less than 24 hours later.

The deaths of Anthony Elias, 18, and business owner Ustun Atac, 65, bringsBroward's 2007 homicide total to five -- the same number the county saw in2006 by this time. Three people were killed on New Year's Day. Last year,the county had the largest number of homicides in a decade.

Detectives had few details Friday about either death. No one had beenarrested. Relatives of both men could not be reached.


From: Nicole Martin
Sent: Friday, January 05, 2007 12:02 PM
Subject: STARS (HONOREES and MORE) Press Release - Pictures to follow


FORT LAUDERDALE/WILTON MANORS, FL – The Gay and Lesbian Community Center (GLCC) will honor its “Stars of the Rainbow” this year aboard the Grand Floridian Yacht on Sunday, January 21, 2007. The four-deck luxury yacht will host more than 400 friends and supporters of the GLCC’s biggest fundraiser of the year. “The theme for the event is SPLASH! And will offer not only an elegant venue, but great entertainment, open bar and superb cuisine,” said Paul Hyman, GLCC Executive Director.

The Grand Floridian yacht will remain docked at the Hyatt Regency Pier 66 in Fort Lauderdale, allowing individuals to come and go. There will be a VERY VIP Reception and honoree recognition at 4pm at the Hyatt Regency’s newly redesigned Pier Top, which offers a 360-degree panoramic view of the city and ocean on its revolving floor. The Gala and Silent Auction will run from 5pm to 10pm on board the Grand Floridian!

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