January 2009

2008 Classified Contest Winners

Charlie Delatorre and Ann Waite were the big winners in the Community Papers of Florida (CPF) 2008 New Advertiser Contest.Waite earned the most points in the contest and walked away with a check for $2,500. Under the contest guidelines, the immediate managers of the top three winners received an equal amount of money. Delatorre also won $2,500.In second place and winning $1,500 each were Christy... + Read More

In Memorium: Charles Papy, Jr.

The attorney of record for the Community Papers of Florida (CPF), Charles Papy, Jr., died in Miami on January 2 following a massive heart attack. He represented CPF in Tallahassee often, where the association was successful in passing tax laws that benefit CPF members. He was successful in representing several members in tax audits and when cities were eyeing delivery ordinances.Papy was a... + Read More

The President's Message: January 2009

Let's Make It a Great New Year!
The members of the Community Papers of Florida (CPF) lost a good friend January 2nd when Charles Papy, Jr., the attorney of record for the association, died. I was very fortunate to have the privilege to know Charlie for over 27 years.As a representative of this association, he provided a service that was invaluable. We will miss him.For the first time in the past 15 years, this association had a... + Read More

The Corcoran Report: January 2009

As 2009 dawns, Governor Charlie Crist, the Legislature and local governments across Florida are focused singularly on the most basic of all issues, Florida's state budget. As you know, early in 2008 Florida's Legislature met prior to the regular Legislative Session to reduce the budget. Following the Legislative Session in 2008, more than $6 billion had been cut from the state budget.... + Read More

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