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Ayn Rand or Anu Partanen: Who Should We Follow? – Opinion, Longboat Observer – January 21, 2021

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Georgia On My Mind – Are There Sunnier Days Ahead?January 5, 2021

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Which Way for the Soul of America?November 3, 2018

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Badges for Baseball, SarasotaFebruary 2016

PHOTOS: Nate Brown, Roy McBean Boys & Girls Club Unit Director and Police Department Badges for Baseball Volunteers, Sgt Eric Bolden & Officer Dominic Harris

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A Trip to Cooperstown with Cal Ripken, Jr.July 2014

PHOTOS: Brooks Robison & Willie Mays; Cal with Nolan Ryan, Reggie Jackson and Johnny Bench; me with Ernie Banks; w Jordan Schultz, Howard Schultz & Cal in front of the Hall of Fame; and the last photo, Elaine & me with Cal circa 1981

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Stock picking projects with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota, Fl. & Anne Arundel County, Md.May 2019

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Rachel’s ChallengeDecember 2014

PHOTOS: Dr. Rachel Shelly, Principal Booker High School, Sarasota, Fl.; Cody Hodges, Rachel Scott Foundation presenter extraordinaire; Student and Teacher audience; The last entry Rachel made in her diary 20 minutes before she was murdered by a fellow student: A drawing of 13 tears flowing from Rachel’s eyes watering a flower in bloom.

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Gallup StrengthFindersNovember 2019

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Books Recommended by Health Club Industry Leaders and WhyMarch 2013

PHOTOS: Rick Caro; Joe Cirulli; Art Curtis; Annbeth Eschbach; Allison Flately; Sandy Hoeffer; Larry Krieger; Pat Laus; Smalyr Millon; Carol Nalevanko; John Peoples; Roger Ralph; Matthew Stevens; Mitch Wald

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Ten Critical Factors for Achieving Long Term Business SuccessNovember 2011

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A Local Journey – Baltimore, Washington, Hockessin – Perspectives on LeadershipMay 2010

PHOTOS: Maryland Athletic Club & Hockessin Athletic Club Senior Staff; Coach Joe Gibbs; General Colin Powell; Rudy Giuliani

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Business Culture Presentation to the International Health and Racquet Sports Club Association InstituteAugust 2007

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The Wisdom and Pragmatic Value to Team Building From Patrick Lencioni’s “The Five Dysfunctions Of A TeamMay 2007

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Talk to the Harford County Leadership AcademyJune 2001

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Embracing Our Differences & the CoronavirusApril 2020

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The Butch Varno StimulusMarch 2009

PHOTOS: Lt. Ralph and Butch at a Dodgers/Phillies game Aug. 1964; Butch with Russ Reilly, Jeff Brown, and Roger 2013, Butch w his mother Helen Varno, 2010, Student volunteers Kirra Simonson & Theodora Yoch & Sara Smith; Butch at dinner with Russ and Jane Reilly, Rene & Jeff Brown, Elaine & Roger Ralph; Tiffany Sargent

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Harford Community College Commencement AddressMay 2005

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Talk at the Bel Air High School Honor Society Induction CeremonyDecember 1996

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