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Author and Teen Climate Change Expert Arjun Marwaha is Today’s Honoree

Arjun Marwaha is an ambitious young high school student who just released his first book Our Changing Earth: Why Climate Change Matters to Young People. At just 17, while most kids are looking to get their driver’s license and to go … Continue reading

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Devereux Georgia Advisory Board Chair Hank Booth is Today’s Honoree

As a young boy growing up in the 1960s and ‘70s in Nashville, Tenn., Hank Booth struggled emotionally and socially, while searching for answers to questions such as: Who am I and what is my purpose in life? When Booth … Continue reading

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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health New York Food Service Manager Doug Patton is Today’s Honoree

In his 20 years on the job, Patton has always tried to keep a sunny disposition – and plenty of so-called “dad jokes” on hand. (e.g., “Where do ships go when they are sick? Well, the dock of course!”) Patton’s … Continue reading

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Author and Foster Care Advocate Keri Vellis is Today’s Honoree

Keri and her husband Ted became licensed as foster parents about five years ago after Ted, who is in law enforcement, had a particularly grueling night on the job. He came home from work and told Keri about a very … Continue reading

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Pann’s Restaurant Owner Jim Poulos is Today’s Honoree

Historic Pann’s Restaurant located at 6710 La Tijera Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045 has been a community fixture for serving great food at great prices for 60 years.  This landmark restaurant has been featured in such films as “Bewitched”, “XXX”, “Next”, HBO’s “Insecure” … Continue reading

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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Rhea Fernandes, Psy.D. is Today’s Honoree

Dr. Rhea Fernandes has played an instrumental role in helping Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health fulfill its mission of unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behavioral and cognitive differences. With two decades of behavioral health experience in … Continue reading

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Children’s Rights Supporters Swizz Beatz and Comedian Monroe Martin are Today’s Honoree

May is a month marked by students celebrating academic feats and achievements. However, May is also National Foster Care Awareness Month, and for the more than 670,000 who spend time in U.S. foster care every year, the month of May … Continue reading

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