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The Dispatch (Jan – March 2016 Edition)

THE DISPATCH Quarterly Newsletter October – December  2015 YEAR IN REVIEW in case you missed it!     HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS  OF THE SHERIFF’S FOUNDATION!  Sheriff’s Foundation Welcomes New Board Members In 2015 We are honored to have welcomed this year 7 amazing individuals and community leaders to the Sheriff’s Foundation Board of Directors:…

Sgt. Ian Sklar Awarded Sheriff’s Foundation Medallion

The Sheriff’s Foundation Medallion is awarded to recognize an individual’s contribution to the mission of the Sheriff’s Foundation of Broward County. BSO K-9 Unit Sergeant Ian Sklar successfully guided over 90 participants through two K-9 training sessions for the Sheriff’s Foundation Academy and Classroom in November 2015. Sgt. Sklar’s professionalism, dedication and meritorious efforts advanced one of the four pillars of…

2016 Foundation Sheriff’s Briefing & Awards Ceremony

On January 7, 2016, Sheriff Israel briefed the board of directors of the Sheriff’s Foundation of Broward, annual donors, annual members and guests on the initiatives and challenges facing BSO in 2016. The Foundation recognized three BSO Employees of the Year: Kari Pallotto (Law Enforcement), Dawn Bobo (Dept. of Detention), and Mario Artze-Ordiales (Fire Rescue)….

Foundation’s Shopping With The Sheriff

On December 9, 2015, fifty students from across Broward County had the amazing opportunity of shopping with Sheriff Israel. All deserving students were selected by their School Resource Officers (SRO’s) and received a $100 gift card to spend at their pleasure. We applaud the academic and personal achievements of all the students and congratulate their…

BSO K-9 Unit Training Exercise

On November 11, 2015, Girl Scouts, Foundation Sponsors, Foundation Annual Members and Board Members experienced a training session of the BSO K-9 Training Unit. 92 attendees were divided into 2 sessions to maximize the educational experience.

Girl Scouts Leader Raeann Brewer Awarded The Sheriff’s Foundation Medallion

Shout out to the fabulous Raeann Brewer, Kowechobe Service Unit’s Product Sale Manager and new troop mentor, for receiving the Sheriff’s Foundation Medallion for assisting with the launch of a new initiative called the Sheriff’s Foundation Classroom. She recruited 10 Girl Scouts troops…about 62 girls. The girls will be attending the first of several Classroom…

2015 Annual Sponsors Reception

On November 4, 2015 Sheriff Israel personally recognized the contributions of the annual sponsors of the Sheriff’s Foundation of Broward County. The event was presented by ADT and hosted and underwritten by Northern Trust. “We are honored to receive the financial support of the corporate community in Broward County”, said Chairman Juan Carlos Arias, adding…

Macy’s Donates $5,000 to Fund Just Drive Teen DUI Prevention Campaign

The award-winning teen distracted driver awareness program, JUST DRIVE, just got a big boost from Macy’s. On October 29, 2015, at Cypress Bay High School, representatives from Macy’s presented a jumbo check for $5,000 to the Sheriff’s Foundation of Broward to fund the program through 2016. Nearly half of drivers aged 18-20 admitted texting or…