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Steve Fobes presenting an award to Bobbe Schlesinger.

Malcolm Stevenson "Steve" Forbes Jr. ( born July 18, 1947) is an American publishing executive and politician, who is the Editor-in-Chief of Forbes, a business magazine. He is the son of longtime Forbes publisher Malcolm Forbes, and the grandson of that publication's founder, B.C. Forbes. He is an adviser at the Forbes School of Business & Technology. Forbes was a candidate in the 1996 and 2000 Republican presidential primaries.


Barbara Schlesinger, known to all as Bobbe, was originally from Chelsea, MA, and was the daughter of Al and Tessie Butler. She came to South Florida to attend the University of Miami where she graduated in 1954. Throughout her life, she was active in charitable work, notably hosting the Race for Life charity events for many years. She wrote a social column in local newspapers.

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