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Lifestyle Media Group Chairman receives award from United HomeCare

Lifestyle Media Group Chairman, Gary Press, has been selected to receive the Media Service Award for United HomeCare® (UHC)’s 2021 Claude Pepper Awards.

The late Senator Claude Denson Pepper was a beloved public servant who tirelessly championed causes on behalf of the elderly, disabled and the poor. He successfully advocated for the passage of the Older Americans Act of 1965.

“This signature legislation, helping older Americans to age with dignity in the comfort of their home with the care and support services they need, has proven to be most important in 2020, especially during the pandemic,” says Carlos Martinez, President & CEO of United HomeCare in Miami. “It is still true today that to have quality of life in our later years of life, often requires a helping hand, frequently more than family members can provide physically or financially.”

For the past 25 years, United HomeCare has celebrated Claude Pepper’s legacy by recognizing individuals and corporations who have demonstrated leadership and compassion for the elderly and disabled. The honorees have inspired others through their actions and are committed to making South Florida a better place for all.

“United HomeCare is an outstanding and unique home health and community care organization,” Press says. “As a non-profit, their care is paramount and provides more than 17,000 hours of care each week. I am very humbled to be honored with the Claude Pepper Award by such an outstanding organization.”

United Homecare made this announcement during its Virtual Prelude event held on December 10, 2020, with the generous sponsorship support of Florida Power & Light / Next Era Energy. The Honorees will receive their Claude Pepper Award LIVE during United HomeCare’s 26th Annual Dinner and Claude Pepper Awards on Thursday, May 20, 2021, at Jungle Island’s Treetop Ballroom in Miami Beach.

Congratulations to our own Gary Press for being selected as a 2021 Claude Pepper Award Honoree.

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Drew Limsky

Drew Limsky

Editor-in-Chief

BIOGRAPHY

Drew Limsky joined Lifestyle Media Group in August 2020 as Editor-in-Chief of South Florida Business & Wealth. His first issue of SFBW, October 2020, heralded a reimagined structure, with new content categories and a slew of fresh visual themes. “As sort of a cross between Forbes and Robb Report, with a dash of GQ and Vogue,” Limsky says, “SFBW reflects South Florida’s increasingly sophisticated and dynamic business and cultural landscape.”

Limsky, an avid traveler, swimmer and film buff who holds a law degree and Ph.D. from New York University, likes to say, “I’m a doctor, but I can’t operate—except on your brand.” He wrote his dissertation on the nonfiction work of Joan Didion. Prior to that, Limsky received his B.A. in English, summa cum laude, from Emory University and earned his M.A. in literature at American University in connection with a Masters Scholar Award fellowship.

Limsky came to SFBW at the apex of a storied career in journalism and publishing that includes six previous lead editorial roles, including for some of the world’s best-known brands. He served as global editor-in-chief of Lexus magazine, founding editor-in-chief of custom lifestyle magazines for Cadillac and Holland America Line, and was the founding editor-in-chief of Modern Luxury Interiors South Florida. He also was the executive editor for B2B magazines for Acura and Honda Financial Services, and he served as travel editor for Conde Nast. Magazines under Limsky’s editorship have garnered more than 75 industry awards.

He has also written for many of the country’s top newspapers and magazines, including The New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Miami Herald, Boston Globe, USA Today, Worth, Robb Report, Afar, Time Out New York, National Geographic Traveler, Men’s Journal, Ritz-Carlton, Elite Traveler, Florida Design, Metropolis and Architectural Digest Mexico. His other clients have included Four Seasons, Acqualina Resort & Residences, Yahoo!, American Airlines, Wynn, Douglas Elliman and Corcoran. As an adjunct assistant professor, Limsky has taught journalism, film and creative writing at the City University of New York, Pace University, American University and other colleges.