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Welcome to HRABC!

SHRM Chapter #098

HRABC has been dedicated to advancing the HR profession by building valuable networks since 1968.

Today, we continue to promote the strategic importance of human resource management in the scope of modern business.

From individuals to industries, we connect people, influence communities and drive corporate change.

HRABC and Right Management

Dr. David F. Blank Scholarship Opportunity

Application Window Open until Oct. 31, 2014

The Program:  The Human Resource Association of Broward County (HRABC) has established a scholarship program to help finance professional development and higher education for current members; and higher education for children of current members and students that are current members of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) student chapters affiliated with HRABC.  The scholarships are managed by the HRABC Board of Directors (Board).  The scholarships, if awarded, will be given without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, disability, age, or national origin. 

Partner(s):  Right Management has partnered with HRABC to provide scholarship funds to honor the memory of Dr. David F. Blank. 

Eligibility:  Applicants must be one of the following: 

·         Current HRABC member in good standing

·         Children of members of HRABC enrolled in a full-time course of study at an accredited four-year college or university in a declared Psychology major, or in a Human Resource or Human Resource related major area of study.

·         Student members of the local Student Chapters affiliated with HRABC.  The current Student Chapters affiliated with HRABC are Barry University, DeVry University and Nova Southeastern University.


Scholarship Award:  Award $750 - $1500 to the award recipient(s) and may only be used for professional development seminars, courses or programs of study applicable to the Human Resource body of knowledge leading to Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) certification; or for undergraduate or graduate study in a declared Psychology major or in a Human Resource or Human Resource related major only. 

Application:  All applicants must complete the application and mail it to Freda Merriman- HRABC Student Chapter Director.  Student applicants must also submit a complete official college transcript of grades.  Applications must have been postmarked no later than October 31, 2014.  Applicants are solely responsible for gathering and submitting all necessary information.  All information submitted is confidential and will be reviewed only by the review committee established by the Board. 

Recipient Selection:  The professional development scholarship recipient is selected on the basis of leadership, participation in community activities (including volunteer work), work experience and statement of career goals.  The Student scholarship recipient is selected on the basis of academic achievement, leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors, and work experience and statement of educational and career goals.  The scholarship awards will be based on selection criteria and available funds.  Not all applicants will receive awards.  Selection of award recipient will be made by the review committee established by the Board.  In no instance does any member or officer of SHRM play a part in the selection.  The decision regarding the award of the scholarship is at the sole discretion of the HRABC Board Review Committee.  The HRABC Board Review Committee decision is final and non-reviewable.  All applicants will be notified of their status in early November 2014. 

Payment of Awards:  Scholarship payments awards will be authorized and processed by HRABC.  Payment of awards will be made in accordance with schedules approved by the Board.  Checks are mailed to the recipient's home address and are made payable to the school for the student and/or vendor for the professional development. 

Obligations:  Scholarship recipients must be currently enrolled in professional development courses or their educational program of the year in which their award is given.  Recipients have no obligations to HRABC.  They are, however, required to provide HRABC's Student Chapter Director with current official transcripts and to notify HRABC's Student Chapter Director of any changes of address, school enrollment or other pertinent information which may affect the status of the applicant's consideration for the scholarship. 

Revision Policy:  The general conditions and procedures under which this scholarship program is made may be subject to periodic review by the Board, including revision, revocation and termination of the program. 

For more information contact:  Freda Merriman-Student Chapter Director, P.O. Box 9623, Fort Lauderdale, FL  33310; Email: 


Please click HERE to download the application.  Thank you!




HR Connect - Himmarshee Public House in Ft. Lauderdale

Wednesday, November 12, 2014
            5:30 PM - 8:00 PM Networking

Where: Himmarshee Public House
             201 SW 2nd St.
             Ft. Lauderdale, FL


Learn more here!

Thank you to our sponsors...




Thursday, November 13th


Attention Hiring Managers and HR Professionals!

Free 1-Hour Seminar

Reemployment Assistance Appeals

Thursday, November 13, 2014

10:00 a.m.

CareerSource Broward - Board Rooms 1 and 2

6301 NW 5th Way, Suite 3000

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309

This one-hour seminar will provide area employers with valuable information regarding the appeals process for Reemployment Assistance in the State of Florida. Delivered by representatives from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO), the program will specifically benefit hiring managers and human resources professionals who manage Reemployment Assistance claims for their business. There will be a general overview of processes, as well as a question and answer period.


CareerSource Broward is an equal opportunity employer/program operated in partnership with Gulf Coast State College and the CareerSource Gulf Coast Board. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. All voice telephone numbers on this document may be reached by persons using TTY/TDD equipment via the Florida Relay Service at 711.

Wednesday, December 10th
HRABC Holiday Party - Ft. Lauderdale Yacht Club

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
            6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Networking

Where: Ft. Lauderdale Yacht Club
             1725 SE 12th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Cost: Members - $35, Non-Members - $45,
          Member Walk-ins - $45, Non-Member Walk-ins - $55

Please join us for our final event for 2014- the HRABC Holiday Party at the Fort Lauderdale Yacht Club!

Enjoy a fun evening where we will celebrate 2014 by honoring a few HRABC members!
* Board Member of Year & Volunteer of the Year
* HRABC's David Blank Scholarship Recipient

Learn more here!




HRABC members receive discounted LEGOLAND Florida tickets by clicking on the logo!







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