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Honoring Those Who Serve What Memorial Day Means to Me

Memorial Day 2019 is almost here, and I have thought about its meaning a great deal this year. While the holiday is considered the unofficial start of summer and kicks off a fun-filled and much-anticipated season for many, it was created to honor Americans who have died in service to their country. After all, more than 1.35 million members of the armed services have lost their lives in conflict.

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Supporting Mothers, In All Ways, Big and Small

Everyday should be Mother’s Day but as the official Mother’s Day is upon us, I took a moment to pause and reflect on the significance of the important role a mother plays in all our lives. Mother’s Day is celebrated in 40 countries around the world — because the work of a mother is precious in any culture.

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Reflecting on Earth Day, A Businessman’s Personal Pledge

With spring here, many of us feel a sense of renewal, rebirth and, even here in Southern California, an appreciation for the splendor of seasonal changes. In the Los Angeles area, as it gets warmer, there’s a certain excitement in the air as beach season gets underway. As the first brave spring breakers dip into the still-chilly ocean, we marvel at the magnificence and beauty of our coastal paradise

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