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Inspiring Engagement Through Immersion: Congressional Classroom

May 18, 2014

Our vision 5 years ago was to inspire civic engagement with youth in a big way. The scholarships are core to that mission, but we wanted to do more. When we decided to be the sponsor and host for Congressional Classroom, we knew this was a great fit. This unique program provides deserving students a chance to see Washington DC first-hand and to become immersed in the inner workings of our federal government. Our trips have included time with local Congressional leaders, tours of our national... READ FULL STORY


Randy Roberts Scholarships- A Four Year Committment

Apr 6, 2014


The Randy Roberts Foundation : Scholarship from Indie Atlantic Films on Vimeo.
 

Five years ago, when we founded the Randy Roberts Foundation to honor Randy’s memory... READ FULL STORY


The First RRF Scholarship Recipient Graduates from the University of Florida

May 8, 2013

Anna Edwards, the very first Randy Roberts Foundation scholarship recipient, graduated from the University of Florida on Sunday, with a bachelor's degree in Advertising. As the first RRF scholarship winner, Anna paved the way for the more than 15 other students who have received the scholarship. Throughout her four years at UF, Anna remained active in the Foundation, as well as her sorority, college and in numerous philathropic events on campus. She even spent a month studying abroad in... READ FULL STORY


Randy Roberts Foundation Announces 2012 Congressional Classroom Attendees

Aug 9, 2012

Lakeland, FL, August 9, 2012 - Fifteen students local high school students have been chosen to attend the second annual Randy Roberts Foundation Congressional Classroom trip to Washington, DC, September 8-12. The students were  selected from high schools located throughout Hillsborough and Polk counties, part of the state of Florida’s 12 Congressional District. Upon arrival in DC, the students will be immersed in DC life. They will see how the democratic process works from the... READ FULL STORY


Randy Roberts Foundation Announces 2012 Scholarship Winners

Jul 25, 2012

Lakeland, FL, July 25, 2012 – The Randy Roberts Foundation(RRF), a non-profit dedicated to cultivating Florida’s future leaders by promoting civic engagement, public service initiatives and scholarships, announces the new class of 2012 Randy Roberts Foundation scholarship winners.
 
Congratulations to the following winners of the 2012 Randy Roberts Scholarship:
 
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Polk Vision Head 'Dynamic, Strong'

Jun 25, 2012

The Lakeland Ledger

LAKELAND | The story of how Polk Vision director Sara Roberts found her calling in nonprofit work began with an awful boss.

After graduating from Florida Southern College in 1993, Roberts interned at a large advertising and public relations firm in Orlando. Her boss there was a mercurial figure whom Roberts likens to Miranda Priestly, the infamously tough fashion editor from "... READ FULL STORY


Randy Roberts Foundation Remembers Ron LaFace

Jun 25, 2012

From Tallahassee to Miami, the Randy Roberts Foundation (RRF) has received an outpouring of support following the passing of family member, good friend and supporter, Ron LaFace. The Tallahassee attorney and lobbyist passed away in April of complications from a stroke. He was 71.
 
LaFace was a strong supporter of the mission of the Randy Roberts Foundation because he had a very personal connection: Randy Roberts was his... READ FULL STORY


State Representative McKeel Meets Congressional Classroom Students

Jan 27, 2012

-Florida State Representative Seth McKeel

This past week I was visited by a very special group of students from the Central Florida Area. The Congressional Classroom... READ FULL STORY


Press Release: Randy Roberts Foundation Leads “Capital” Classroom Students Through Tallahassee

Jan 25, 2012

(Lakeland, FL, January 25, 2012) - The Randy Roberts Foundation(RRF)will travel to Tallahassee with Congressional Classroom students as part of a new RRF program called “Capital Classroom,” where students will get a behind-the-scenes look at the Florida state government.

The 15 students, all participants in last September’s Congressional Classroom program, will visit with Florida lawmakers... READ FULL STORY


Press Release: Randy Roberts Foundation Welcomes New Board Members

Jan 11, 2012


(Lakeland, FL, January 4, 2012) – The Randy Roberts Foundation (RRF) announces the addition of two prominent government leaders to its board of directors: Cindi Marsiglio, Director of Public Affairs and Government Relations for Walmart; and Jacob DiPietre, Director, Government and Industry Relations for Walt Disney World Resorts.
 

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