Florida Monthly® Magazine’s August 2009 Issue Exclusive:
President Bill Clinton Will Appear in Orlando to Speak to the Inaugural Class of the Lawton Chiles Leadership Corps, Plus More Statewide Events, Places and Family Activities
Florida Monthly®, the authority on Florida’s history, nature and culture since 1981, spotlights the unique amenities, assets and events around the Sunshine State in its August 2009 issue. Some of the featured articles include …
• President Bill Clinton will be in Orlando at the University of Central Florida as the keynote speaker for the Lawton Chiles Leadership Corps. inaugural class. More than 300 Florida students will gather Aug. 8-9 as part of this conference, which has been organized by the Lawton Chiles Foundation and co-chaired by Sen. Mel Martinez and former Sen. Bob Graham. President Clinton’s keynote address will be delivered to students and other attendees on Sunday, Aug. 9. For more information regarding the “Pledge for Florida’s Children,” which aims to gather the signatures of 1 million Floridians over the next year in support of the Lawton Chiles Foundation’s “Worst to First” initiative, visit www.lawtonchiles.org/LCLC.html or www.WorstToFirst.org.
• What’s New in the Old City: St. Augustine and St. Johns County host numerous new attractions, deals and family activities for residents to experience this summer and fall.
• Fabulous Florida Fishing & Boating: Florida Monthly features a VISIT FLORIDA boaters’ and anglers’ experiential tour of the Sunshine State’s lakes and waterways.
• Florida Legend Don Garlits: Florida Monthly® highlights the extraordinary career and pioneering feats of the “Patriarch of Top Fuel Drag Racing,” Don Garlits.
• The F.A.I.T.H. organization aids disabled students in profoundly enhancing their lives through its DeLand-based horse therapy program.
• The City of St. Petersburg has preserved a historic gem, which residents can tour and appreciate—Sunken Gardens
• “Watching Wildlife” explores O’Leno State Park and River Rise Preserve State Park, as well as natural occurrences throughout the state during August.
There are more great ideas, events and activities featured in Florida Monthly’s August 2009 issue, including Florida recipes, fabulous bed & breakfast inns, and more than 2,000 statewide events, concerts, exhibits and festivals.
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