The annual Reality Check Community Champion Award was given to four amazing people during the Reality Check Classic Pro-am. The Community Champion Award recognizes a person who helps their community with youth inspired work. Helping young people be the best they can be. Who is a Reality Check Community Champion? It could be a political figure, the leader of an agency, organization or business, a volunteer coach, a firefighter who raises money for autistic children, a police officer who helps the elderly through their church, or ANY person who gives back to the community in some capacity. Community Champions come from all socioeconomic backgrounds, religions and races.
John P. “Jack” Seiler, was sworn in for his first term as Mayor of the City of Fort Lauderdale on March 17, 2009. He was reelected for a third three-year term in 2015. Prior to being elected Mayor, Seiler served eight years in the Florida House of Representatives. During his tenure as a State Representative, he chaired the Broward Legislative Delegation in 2007-2008 and was Vice Chair of the Delegation in 2006-2007. CLICK HERE to read full biography.
Dr. Rosalind Osgood, is a Broward County native and graduate of Fort Lauderdale High School Class of 83. She has earned both a Master’s and Doctoral Degree in Public Administration from Nova Southeastern University Huizenga School of Business & Entrepreneurship. In 2001, the late preacher extraordinaire, Dr. Mack King Carter licensed Dr. Osgood as the first female preacher in the history of the New Mount Olive Baptist Church. In 2002 she was ordained and in December of 2007, Rosalind earned a Master’s of Divinity Degree from New Orleans Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. CLICK HERE to read full biography.
Rick Maglione, joined the Fort Lauderdale Police Department in April 1992. Rick served in the Operations Bureau in Patrol and in both the District II and District III Special Problems Units. He also worked in the Special Investigations Division as a Detective in the Street Narcotics Unit. In 2000, he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and returned to the Patrol Division until his transfer to the Office of Internal Affairs in 2002. CLICK HERE to read full biography.
Anita Mitchell, has 30 years’ experience writing for WSVN-7, the Miami Herald and the Sun-Sentinel, as well as 13 years as a Broward County High School English teacher. Anita holds a BA in Communications/English from Michigan State University and a Masters Degree in Journalism from Florida International University. Ms. Mitchell edits and consults on numerous authors books and has a niche expertise in micro-non-fiction. CLICK HERE to read full biography.
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