Ada Puryear Burnette, Ph.D., Recognized for Excellence in the Field of Higher Education

2017-08-11

    TALLAHASSEE, FL, August 11, 2017 — Ada Puryear Burnette, Ph.D., has been included in Marquis Who’s Who. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process. Dr. Burnette embarked on a career in education after spending part of her senior year as an exchange student at Cedar Crest College and earning a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Talladega College in 1953. Degree in hand, she took on her first role as a high school mathematics teacher in Winston-Salem, N.C., at Atkins High School, a school from which she graduated as valedictorian of the class of 1950. She held this position for one year. She married and moved to Chicago, IL where she served as an elementary school teacher for Chicago Public Schools for four years. Dr. Burnette completed...

Greenberg Traurig's Liz Dudek Shares Legislative Insight with Prominent Florida Associations

2017-08-08

Tallahassee, Fla. August 08, 2017 — Liz Dudek, Director of Health Care Affairs in the Tallahassee office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A., provided a Florida Legislative Update at the Florida Assisted Living Association Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida. Dudek briefed the association on relevant legislation that was considered by the Florida Legislature during the 2017 session, provided a look ahead to the quickly approaching 2018 session and shared insights into the purpose and benefits of lobbying. Dudek provided a similar update during LeadingAge Florida’s 54th Annual Convention & Exposition in Orlando, Florida, last month. Topics discussed included Florida’s Certificate of Need program, the...

Tallahassee Daily Times Local News Website Offers Tallahassee Breaking News
Tallahassee Daily Times Local News Website Offers Tallahassee Breaking News

2017-07-29

TALLAHASSEE, FL – 07/29/2017 (PRESS RELEASE JET) — Tallahassee Daily Times, sometimes referred to as TallahasseeBreakingNews.com  or just Tallahassee Breaking News, is a local news website offering national and local news in Tallahassee, Florida. Tallahassee Breaking News syndicates news release directly from Perpetual Wire, the world’s leading digital provider of news-related content; and offers the ability for...

Find Accredited Online Christian Homeschooling at NFC Academy
Find Accredited Online Christian Homeschooling at NFC Academy

2017-07-25

Press Release – updated: Jul 24, 2017 17:00 EDT Tallahassee, FL, July 24, 2017 – Based in Tallahassee, NFC Academy provides a biblical worldview curriculum from elementary to high school. Their curriculum covers a number of options for families including: * Online for 3rd grade to 12th grade* Print-based with textbooks for Kindergarten, first and second grades.* Families have two options in 3rd-5th with both all online or all print based. To achieve its goals, the Academy makes available expert teachers and student resources such as online library services, interactive learning games, off-computer assignments, audio and video clips, and updated lesson plans for their enrolled students. Such ensures that their students prosper in their homeschooling based on their schedules throughout the school...

Florida Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Suggests the Nation’s Top Three Law Firms When It Comes to A Navy Veteran with Mesothelioma in Florida Getting the Best Possible Compensation

2017-07-17

The fulltime mesothelioma attorneys we have listed are considered to be among the leading mesothelioma attorneys in the nation for Navy Veterans with this rare cancer-call them” — Florida Mesothelioma Victims Center NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA, July 17, 2017 — The Florida Mesothelioma Victims Center says, “There might be car accident attorneys who proclaim they also do mesothelioma-but doing a mesothelioma compensation claim successfully for a Navy Veteran who has been diagnosed with this rare cancer requires more than a license to practice law. A Navy Veteran in Florida who has recently been diagnosed with mesothelioma deserves to have the very best legal representation in the nation because their financial compensation depends on it-as we would like to discuss anytime at 800-714-0303.”

‘Give an Awesome’ Offers Online Platform and Mobile App – The “Give an Awesome” App

2017-06-30

    TALLAHASSEE, FL, June 30, 2017 — Give An Awesome, a mobile application and online platform promoting the spread of positivity, is now available on iTunes and Google Play. The free platform encourages users to perpetuate positivity within society by generating a meme with creative and personal expressions. The concept came from the belief that digitally sharing emotions of gratitude on a worldwide platform would inherently encourage and inspire positive thoughts and behaviors. “Every time you make just one person feel awesome, the world becomes a better place,” say creators of Give An Awesome, Bert Pope and Jimmy Fasig. “We created this app because we believe that being able to share emotions, such as love, gratitude, and appreciation, with others can transform the paradigm in which we see ourselves, others, and – ultimately – the world.” To “give an awesome”, users just need to upload a photo and write a supportive message....

22 Greenberg Traurig Florida Attorneys Recognized in The Legal 500 United States 2017

2017-06-27

June 26, 2017 — Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A. announced that 22 of its Florida attorneys have been recognized in The Legal 500 United States 2017 editorial. Nationally, The Legal 500 guide recommends Greenberg Traurig as a “Top Tier” firm in the “Real Estate” category. This high recognition of the firm’s Real Estate Practice comes shortly after the team received the Chambers USA Award for Excellence in Real Estate. Firm-wide, The Legal 500 United States 2017 recognizes more than 100 Greenberg Traurig attorneys and 32 of the firm’s practice areas. According to the publisher, the rankings recognize practice area teams and practitioners who are “providing the most cutting edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel.” The rankings are based on feedback from 250,000 clients worldwide, law firm submissions, and interviews with...

Tropical Storm Cindy comes ashore in southwest Louisiana

2017-06-22

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Gulf Coast states were in for a third day of rough weather as Tropical Storm Cindy sloshed ashore early Thursday in southwestern Louisiana. Already blamed for one death in Alabama, Cindy was expected to keep churning seas and spin off bands of severe weather from eastern Texas to northwestern Florida. The storm’s maximum sustained winds had decreased to near 40 mph (64 kph) Thursday morning with additional weakening expected, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. A boy on an Alabama beach was struck and killed Wednesday by a log washed ashore by the storm. Baldwin County Sheriff’s Capt. Stephen Arthur said witnesses reported the 10-year-old boy from Missouri...

Boy killed by log in surf as tropical storm churns in Gulf

2017-06-21

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A boy on an Alabama beach was struck and killed Wednesday by a log washed ashore by storm surge from Tropical Storm Cindy, which spun bands of severe weather ashore from the Florida panhandle to east Texas as it churned ever closer to the Gulf coast. Baldwin County Sheriff’s Capt. Stephen Arthur said witnesses reported the 10-year-old boy from Missouri was standing outside a condominium in Fort Morgan when the log, carried in by a large wave, struck him. Arthur said the youth was vacationing with his family from the St. Louis area and that relatives and emergency workers tried to revive him. He wasn’t immediately identified. It was the first known fatality from Cindy. The storm formed Tuesday and was expected to make landfall some time...

Greenberg Traurig Attorney Fred E. Karlinsky Speaks at the Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund’s Participating Insurers Workshop

2017-06-12

June 12, 2017 — Fred E. Karlinsky, shareholder in the Fort Lauderdale and Tallahassee offices of international law firm Greenberg Traurig P.A., provided a Florida Legislative Update at the Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund’s 17th Annual Participating Insurers Workshop in Orlando, FL. Karlinsky addressed current topics of interest to the Florida insurance market such as assignment of benefits, workers’ compensation and personal injury protection, among others. Karlinsky, a frequent speaker on insurance-related legislative initiatives in Florida, has provided this annual legislative update since first serving as a workshop panelist in 2008. Karlinsky is Co-Chair of Greenberg Traurig’s

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