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Best Workplaces for Parents 2019

Check out which Florida businesses are in the top list of best workplaces for parents.

To determine the Best Workplaces for Parents list, Great Place to Work® compared parents’ and non-parents’ responses representing over 4,6 million U.S. employees on more than 60 survey questions anonymously rating their employers. The data revealed that after having children, parents – especially mothers – have a different experience than their colleagues of the inclusivity and opportunities for advancement at their organizations, among other differentiators.

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Boeing to Give $48 Million in Grants to More Than 400 Charitable Organizations

In observance of Giving Tuesday, Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced a 2019 charitable grants package totaling more than $48 million. The grants will support 404 charitable organizations in 50 countries, funding programs through 2020 and beyond. This latest investment puts Boeing on track to surpass $230 million in total corporate giving in 2019. This sum includes charitable giving, company business contributions, employee giving and employee gift match.

“Boeing’s people bring to life our values and our enduring commitment to supporting the communities where we live and work,” said Dennis Muilenburg, Boeing president and CEO. “Through their close collaboration, our teams and community partners are working to inspire the next generation of aerospace innovators, support our veterans and create lasting change in the communities we call home.”

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Rita and Rick Case Named FAU Business Leaders of the Year

Long-time automotive dealers Rita and Rick Case will receive Florida Atlantic University’s 28th annual Business Leaders of the Year award.

“With a reputation for innovation, entrepreneurial spirit, and care for their customers, the [Cases] have built an incredible business,” Daniel Gropper, dean of FAU’s College of Business, said in a news release. He also noted the couple’s many community contributions. “They set a great example for our students,” he said.

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Idelson Raises More Than $35,000 for Hope Kids Care

Charles K. Idelson, Regional President of Busey Wealth Management in Fort Myers, ran this year’s New York Marathon and raised more than $35,000 for Hope Kids Care, a needs-based program provided to children who are living with complex medical conditions or coping with grief.

“People responded with such incredible generosity,” said Idelson, former President and CEO of Investors’ Security Trust who is currently serving as Hope Healthcare’s board chair for the second time.

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