LMA Newsletter

LMA NEWSLETTER FEBRUARY 5, 2018

A Youthful Plea for Patriotism

I watched President Trump’s State of the Union address.  I will be curious to hear from our readers what part of the speech that they liked or didn’t.  For me? The most special part was …

LMA NEWSLETTER JANUARY 29, 2018

Of Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwiches

This weekend I had the pleasure of spending time with family and one of my family members was absolutely ecstatic that you can now buy a peanut butter and jelly sandwich without the crust …

LMA NEWSLETTER JANUARY 22, 2018

Laser Focused

I was reading Bloomberg BusinessWeek’s, “The People Who Defined Global Business in 2017” and Beatrice Fihn was one of the 50. She is a Swedish lawyer attempting to convince the world that weapons of mass destruction are not …

LMA NEWSLETTER JANUARY 15, 2018

Why a Bill is Made

This week I had the privilege of being a part of the Governor’s State of the State address where he said goodbye (it’s his last year in office culminating his two term/8 year limit) and …

LMA NEWSLETTER JANUARY 8, 2018

The Only Constant is Change

As we enter the New Year, I am reminded of an old saying that “The Only Constant is Change”. What will you change or what will change you? I think many of us have a …

LMA NEWSLETTER DECEMBER 11, 2017

A Time of Reflection

Christmas and the holidays are a time for joy and love and above all, warm feelings of caring.  For many people, the holidays mean sharing with others – whether it’s the gift of time or other …

LMA NEWSLETTER NOVEMBER 20, 2017

Thanksgiving Grace 

As we get ready to get into the kitchen and enjoy time with family on Thanksgiving this Thursday, I wanted to open this edition with one word – Grateful. This year marks LMA’s 9th anniversary and we have …

LMA NEWSLETTER NOVEMBER 13, 2017

Stay Strong and Keep a Good Thought

The past couple weeks have been tough in the Florida legislature and for that matter, around the country.  The media has daily fodder to report the latest scandal in corporate, entertainment, and government …

LMA NEWSLETTER OCTOBER 30, 2017

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

The state of Florida has submitted four regional proposals to Amazon in hopes of becoming the site of the online retail giant’s second headquarters.  The four – South Florida, Orlando, Tampa Bay, and Jacksonville – are among …

LMA NEWSLETTER OCTOBER 16, 2017

The Gift is in the Name

Like so many of us, I serve on nonprofit boards and give back wherever I can, being blessed to do so.  In my travels, I have had the privilege to work with John Curtis, …