Florida Memorial University takes fundraisers into its supporters’ homes

From left: Florida Memorial University Trustee Chair JoLinda Herring, Esq.; North Broward Links President JoAnn Fletcher; and Burnadette Weeks, Esq. at FMU's first Home Fundraiser.

Florida Memorial University took fundraising to a comfortable setting as it began its Home Fundraiser initiative at the residence of school supporters Aaron and Burnadette Weeks, Esq.

The event was bolstered by support from the North Broward Chapter of The Links, which is taking FMU under its wing in a unique way this year. “The National Links initiative is to adopt a Historically Black College and University and nurture it,” said JoAnn Fletcher, President of the North Broward Links chapter.

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Saxophone player Randy Corinthian entertains guests at FMU’s Home Fundraiser.

 

FMU will celebrate 50 years in Miami this Fall and 139 years since its beginnings as an institution for higher learning in Live Oaks, Florida.

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From left: Burnadette Weeks, JoLinda Herring, Dr. Castell Bryant and Aaron Weeks at the Weeks’ home for FMU’s Home Fundraiser.

 

“The students at FMU inspire me. FMU has a wonderful school of aviation, and our alumni are now doctors, lawyers and professionals in all walks of life,” said JoLinda Herring, FMU’s Trustee Chair.

For more information on becoming an FMU Home Fundraising host, contact Vice President Cory Witherspoon: 305-623-1443.

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Fredrica and Bill Dixon of the North Broward Links chapter.

 

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