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Hearing the Whisper of Tradition

Business, Leadership

Don’t Miss the Treasure Hidden In the Season by Eric Wright Our modern culture often criticizes traditions, especially when the meaning or purpose behind the tradition gets lost.  Once a new rabbi came to a synagogue where the people were…

Lynda Weatherman and Bob Whelen of EDC of Florida's Space Coast
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2012 Business Leader of the Year – OVERALL

Business, Leadership

2012 BUSINESS LEADER OF THE YEAR – OVERALL   Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast   The Space Coast has been at the epicenter of some of history’s greatest triumphs, where dreams became realities and actual achievements surpassed science…

Bill Taylor
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2012 Business Leader of the Year – FINANCE

Business, Leadership

2012 BUSINESS LEADER OF THE YEAR – FINANCE William “Bill” Taylor President and CEO, Community Bank of the South   While the great recession has been challenging for most financial institutions, Brevard-based Community Bank of the South has outperformed a…

Bill Potter
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2012 Business Leader of the Year – TRANSPORTATION

Business, Leadership

Bill Potter Vice Chairman, Melbourne Airport Authority   The word visionary may be overused, but it certainly fits Bill Potter.  He not only helped envision the infrastructure needed to attract Embraer and others to Melbourne International Airport, he also crafted war-torn…

Sandi Scannelli
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2012 Business Leader of the Year – NONPROFIT

Business, Leadership

Sandi Scannelli President/CEO, Community Foundation for Brevard   Sandi Scannelli is familiar with every facet of Brevard’s nonprofit community, which encompasses more than 1,500 public charities. The Community Foundation, an independent, nonprofit organization, consists of a family of philanthropists who…

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Gee, Thanks!

Business, Leadership

From Thanksgiving to ‘Thanks-living’ by Eric Wright   Rudyard Kipling, author of Captains Courageous and The Jungle Book, was not only famous, but was quite wealthy.  A newspaper reporter once approached him and said, “Mr. Kipling, I read that the…