The American dream personified: Joey Vento

Joey Vento, founder of Geno’s Steaks, has been speaking out against an increasingly nanny state style government who doesn’t seem to believe the American dream can still be achieved. Vento strongly disagrees, and he should know – he started his business against all odds: with $6 bucks and a family name that wasn’t exactly the best. How’d he do it

Governor announces job training opportunities for displaced workers

Governor Steve Beshear today announced Kentucky will receive a nearly $1 million On-the-Job Training (OJT) National Emergency Grant funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). Funds will provide on-the-job training to approximately 160 long-term unemployed workers in Kentucky.

Independence Day Parade in Plantation, FL

Summers in South Florida are usually scorching and steamy and today was no exception. Everyone, including my family, still braved to venture out on this muggy morning to sit and watch the wonderful 4th of July parade put together by the city of Plantation.  Little American flags, inflateable beach balls, frisbees, magazines, and water were passed out to the spectactors while children scrambled all over to collect the candies that were given out.