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South Florida honors First Responders on 9/11

Bokamper’s Sports Bar & Grill

Bokamper’s in Fort Lauderdale will host its 4th Annual Law Enforcement and First Responders Appreciation Day (pictured) beginning this evening at 6 p.m. Events will include the National Anthem, a  wreath ceremony, Missing  Man Tables, Police Pipe & Drum Corps of Florida and more.

All first responders and members of law enforcement will receive 50% off their appetizer or entrée throughout the day at all Bokamper’s locations.

For more information, visit bokampers.com or call (954) 900-5584.

 

Brimstone Doral and Brimstone Woodfire Grill

Brimstone Doral and Brimstone Woodfire Grill in Pembroke Pines will be hosting blood drives in collaboration with One Blood this afternoon. Those that donate will receive either a complimentary mocktail or flatbread from the restaurant. Additionally, all first responders, military personnel and veterans with a valid ID will receive a complimentary appetizer for the table.

For more information, visit brimstonewoodfiregrill.com or brimstonedoral.com.

 

“Thank You First Responder”

Tomorrow afternoon, “Thank You First Responder” will host a mental health first aid training for up to 30 first responders at the 2nd Annual Broward Mental Health Summit. This course will be conducted over eight hours and will include topics that empower local First Responders to support one another and the communities they serve through a better understanding of mental health.

For more information, visit thankyoufirstresponder.org.

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Drew Limsky

Drew Limsky

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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.