October 2, 2014

Florida Icon

Louise Gopher is a 'Florida Icon'

The former director of education for the Seminole Tribe of Florida talks about the value of education in her life and other lessons learned. Read more »
Published on 9/26/2014

H. Lee Moffitt is a 'Florida Icon'

Attorney, former speaker of the Florida House and namesake of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, Tampa; Age 72 Read more »
Published on 8/28/2014

Kiran Patel is a 'Florida Icon'

The Tampa cardiologist, entrepreneur and philanthropist talks about lessons he's learned. Read more »
Published on 7/28/2014

'Florida Icon' Howard C. Tibbals shares life lessons

Philanthropist, benefactor of Ringling Circus Museum Tibbals Learning Center, Longboat Key; age 77 Read more »
Published on 6/27/2014

Alex D. Brickler is a 'Florida Icon'

The director of obstetrical services and training at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital's family medicine residency program shares his thoughts on lessons he's learned and events he's lived through. Read more »
Published on 5/28/2014

Life lessons from hockey great Phil Esposito

(Hockey Hall of Famer, co-founder, Tampa Bay Lightning, Tampa; age 72) Read more »
Published on 4/30/2014

Lucy Morgan is a 'Florida Icon'

Former Tampa Bay Times political reporter Lucy Morgan shares tales of her past. Read more »
Published on 2/28/2014

Donald Goodman is a 'Florida Icon'

The founder of Kanapaha Botanical Gardens in Gainesville shares life's lessons. Read more »
Published on 1/31/2014

Ed Droste is a 'Florida Icon'

The co-founder of the Clearwater Beach-based "breastaurant" chain shares lessons he's picked up through life. Read more »
Published on 1/2/2014

Ray Ferrero Jr. - Florida Icon

Chancellor, Nova Southeastern University, Davie; age 79 Read more »
Published on 12/16/2013

W. George Allen is a 'Florida Icon'

Attorney, in 1962 became the first African-American graduate of the University of Florida, Fort Lauderdale; age 77 Read more »
Published on 11/5/2013

Tom James is a 'Florida Icon'

Chairman, Raymond James Financial, St. Petersburg; age 69 Read more »
Published on 10/8/2013

Patrick Smith is a 'Florida Icon'

Author, Merritt Island; age 85 Read more »
Published on 9/16/2013

Jerry Uelsmann is a 'Florida Icon'

Photographer, Gainesville, age 79 Read more »
Published on 8/6/2013

John L. Parker is a 'Florida Icon'

Runner/author, “Once a Runner,” Gainesville; age 66 Read more »
Published on 7/11/2013

C.C. 'Doc' Dockery is a 'Florida Icon'

Businessman, Lakeland, age 80 Read more »
Published on 5/29/2013

Toni Jennings is a 'Florida Icon'

Former lieutenant governor and legislator, chairman of Jack Jennings & Sons, Orlando; age 64 Read more »
Published on 5/7/2013

Dave Barry is a 'Florida Icon'

Humorist, Miami; age 65 Read more »
Published on 3/28/2013

Shaquille O'Neal is a 'Florida Icon'

(Former NBA player, TV basketball analyst, Orlando; age 41) Read more »
Published on 3/5/2013

Ruth Alexander is a Florida Icon

Created the women's athletics program at the University of Florida in 1972; member of the Florida Women's Hall of Fame; age 74 Read more »
Published on 2/14/2013

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