Posts Tagged Education

Frank and the DeLuca family have been supportive of the college for decades now. He has been a sponsor of the College of Central Florida (CF) Foundation’s successful scholarship fundraiser Taste of Ocala for nearly 15 years and also its Dinner Theater series, which raises much needed funds for the Promise for the Future Fund. […]

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May 30, 2008, excerpt from Ocala Style Magazine, by Pete Tesch Spring is here and graduation time is upon us. Last year, I had the honor of addressing the graduat-ing class at Marion Technical Institute. Bolstered by the optimism of youth and a good chance to get ahead, those students already had a head start […]

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May 16, 2007 OCALA – Local businessman Frank DeLuca gets emotional when he talks about his late wife, Carole, who died in 2006. “She wasn’t just my wife, she was my best friend,” he said through tears. Now the philanthropist is spending his life, and his fortune, preserving her legacy by supporting the causes that […]

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The Blessed Trinity Church does many wonderful things in our community. In May of 2009 I was fortunate to join a small gathering and meet the legendary Notre Dame coach Lou Holtz. His words were inspiring as always. The meeting was to support the Diocese of Orlando’s “Alive in Christ” campaign. The campaign has many […]