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Thank You, Ken Yerves!

Thank You, Ken Yerves!

“Leaders become great, not because of their power, but because of their ability to empower others.” – John Maxwell In 2006, I got a call from a temp agency. They asked me if I wanted to interview for a company called JM Family Enterprises in Deerfield Beach, Florida. The company is currently  ranked No. 55  by […]

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YATC: Welcome, Class 37!

YATC: Welcome, Class 37!

“You have never really lived until you have done something for someone who never can repay you.” The Youth Automotive Training Center, located in Deerfield Beach, Florida, recently kicked off their school year. YATC “trains and educates at-risk youth in basic automotive repair skills, academic remediation, job readiness and life management skills. The goal of the program […]

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My RED Toyota Corolla

By on December 31, 2014 in Just for FUN!, South Florida Travel with 2 Comments
My RED Toyota Corolla

“One day we’ll get in the car and drive anywhere we want to go.” – Author unknown When I graduated college, I went car shopping. Unlike most females, I am not a fan of shopping. I like to purchase what I need and move on. In my youth, the vehicle make and model barely concerned […]

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Duck Fest Derby Benefiting Kids in Distress

By on April 5, 2014 in Community and Volunteering with 3 Comments
Duck Fest Derby Benefiting Kids in Distress

I recently volunteered at the Duck Fest Derby, which benefited Kids in Distress. My company, JM Family Enterprises, was the presenting sponsor. In the past, I have volunteered for this super fun event held at Esplanade Park in downtown Fort Lauderdale. This year, I got to be part of the Kids Olympics. Kids were given […]

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YATC Cool Wheels Car Show

YATC Cool Wheels Car Show

“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” In 2006, I started temping at JM Family Enterprises. Every Wednesday, my boss and one of the other women in my department tutored at the Youth Automotive Training Center (YATC). I was […]

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A Day in Paradise — The JM Family Way

By on January 6, 2014 in Caribbean Travel with 5 Comments
A Day in Paradise — The JM Family Way

One plane. 14 associates. Three flight crew. 30-minute flight to Treasure Cay in the Abacos, Bahamas. Five minutes to clear Customs. Four boats (one was a yacht known as the Gallant Lady). 16 marine crew. Two excursions (fishing or island hopping). 10 associates fished (I fished along with Josh, David, Noelle, and Jonah); four island hopped (four dozen […]

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Volunteering JM Family Style

By on October 1, 2013 in Community and Volunteering with 1 Comment
Volunteering JM Family Style

Yesterday, I joined fellow JM Family associates in making a difference in our community. We volunteered at Boca Helping Hands, an organization that serves hot meals and gives grocery bags to those in need. I was familiar with the charity, as I had volunteered there before through the Junior League of Boca Raton. Thus, I already knew of […]

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