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Winners & Losers 3/16/17

Winners
Bob Kimball
UWF marketing professor Dr. Bob Kimball is taking his instruction to a new audience: inmates at the Escambia County Work Release Center. In February, Kimball conducted a two-day sales course, Bob’s Sales Camp, with 24 inmates participating in the Pathways for Change men’s residential treatment program. Pathways for Change operates a faith-based addictions treatment program for men who want to overcome destructive behaviors, attitudes, and habits that prevent them from living a life free from crime and incarceration. Kimball plans to repeat the course with a new cohort of inmates every 90 days.

Frank Cherry
Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Frank Cherry to the Florida Independent Living Council. Cherry is the executive director of the Center for Independent Living Disability Resource Center of Pensacola. He is appointed for a term beginning Feb. 28, 2017, and ending June 30, 2019.

UWF Dance Marathon
More than $43,000 was raised at the fifth annual University of West Florida Dance Marathon in support of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.  All proceeds from the 10-hour event will be donated to the Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart Hospital. UWF fraternities and sororities, along with other student organizations, raised funds as teams. The Alpha Delta Pi sorority won the “Miracle Ball” competition by raising nearly $8,000. Kappa Delta sorority finished runner-up. Overall, 19 teams participated and raised an average of $1,700 each.

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