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27th Annual Levine/Slaughter Golf Classic a tremendous success!

The 27th Annual Golf Classic benefiting the Levine/Slaughter Unit of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County was a wonderful success for the program and for our young people. Over 200 golfers came out to Woodlands Country Club to enjoy a delicious brunch, the Golf Ball Drop, a round of golf, silent auction, live auction and a wonderful dinner. Although the golfers did experience some inclement weather, everyone kept a friendly, competitive attitude.

Right before the opening ceremony, a helicopter flew over and dropped about 200 golf balls on to the golf course. The golf ball that was dropped closest to the pin won cash for its owner! The winners were: First Place: Chip Bamond (Upcoming Board Chair); Second Place: Josephine Hart (Board Member); Third Place: Debi Case (Board Member). After the Golf Ball Drop, Gary Rotella opened with an overview of the Boys & Girls Clubs and the Golf Classic. Savannah, the 2013 Youth of the Year performed the National Anthem with the American Legion Color Guard presenting the flag.

With the shot gun start, the golfers began the tournament. They enjoyed food and beverages on the course along with live entertainment. After the tournament, the event proceeded with the Boys & Girls Clubs 2012 – 2013 accomplishments by Matt Organ, Executive Vice President and then live auction, lead by Harry Stampler. Thanks to the generous guests, over $45,000 was raised for the Boys & Girls Clubs. Savannah also addressed the crowd with her inspiring story of what being a club kid means to her.

We give special thanks to the Golf Classic co-chairs: Carola Lueder and Bill Rotella along with the entire Levine/Slaughter Board for this successful event!

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On behalf of the entire Levine/Slaughter Advisory board, we would like to welcome our newest member: Ryan R. Wyllys!


Ryan Wyllys is a financial professional with over 11 years of experience in the financial services industry. As a Princor Registered Representative, Investment Advisor Representative and Financial Services Representative his expertise is in fee-based investments, retirement strategies and business planning services. Ryan achieved a Bachelors or Arts in Business Administration with a minor in Marketing from the University of Florida in Gainesville. He is a dedicated professional who pays great attention to detail in designing comprehensive financial strategies tailored to help meet clients’ individual or business goals.

Ryan uses an individualized consultative approach to help find objective and appropriate solutions for sustainable financial success.

  • Comprehensive Financial Planning & Goal Setting.s
  • Retirement Planning.
  • Informal Business Valuation, Exit Planning, Buy Sell Agreements.
  • Executive Compensation and Benefit Plan.
  • Insurance Need Analysis.
  • Investments & Asset Allocation Strategies.
  • Business Owner & Executive Solutions.
  • Tax Planning Strategies.
  • Estate Planning & Wealth Preservation Strategies.
  • Charitable Giving and Gifting Strategies.

On a personal note, Ryan lives in Pompano Beach, FL, with his Wife (Melanie) and Daughter (Charley Jane). Ryan’s greatest achievements include becoming a Husband and Father, and completing the 2005 New York City Marathon (3:56). Ryan was President of the Broward County Gator Club from 2008-2009, and Co-Chair of Project: IMPACT, a young professionals group benefiting Starlight Children’s Foundation Florida. With what free time he has, Ryan enjoys spending time with Family, volunteering, The Arts, “date nights,” playing golf, and completing whatever tasks his Wife assigns him.

Insurance licensed in Florida, New Jersey, and North Carolina | Securities registered in Florida and California
FINRA securities registrations: Series 7, Series 24, Series 66.

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5th Annual Future Tastes Great Culinary Celebration a major success!

The 5th Annual Future Tastes Great Culinary Competition benefiting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County was a major success having raised $80,000 for the Culinary Arts Department! 250 guests tasted some of the best cuisine in South Florida created by some of the finest chefs in the area including: Chef Franco Filippone (Sette Bello Restaurant); Chef Jeff Vincent (Atlantic Hotel & Spa) ; Chef Marco Vico (Café Vico); Chef Elliot Menke (The Royal Pig); Chef Victor Franco (Oceans 234) and our very own Chef Teresa Ruiz along with the Culinary Arts students. Congratulations to the winners of the culinary competition: Chef Teresa and the culinary arts student! The guests also enjoyed silent and live auction along with live music from local guitarist Michael Corbin.

We wish to thank our sponsors: PermaPlate, Lily Funds, LLC, Tom & Michelle Hartmann, Derrick & Tracy Myers, THINK Magazine, Starmark, Mr. Steve Parnell, The McDonald Family Foundation, ADT, Mombach, Hardin & Boyle, Fran & Peter Woolf, Dr. Robert Mills, Schwab Charitable Fund, Tim Elmes Group, Heaven Hill Distilleries and Devotions Vodka.

We also want to thank committee chairs, Carolina Sawley and Natalia Selin for their hard work in making the event a success.

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