16 Oct '16, 12am

A thank you to Florence Block, from the USGBC New Jersey Community

Although not famous, a very wise familial matriarch once said, “You likely won’t be able to change the world, but you certainly can grab hold of your little corner of it and change that.” It seems that very few people have embodied this saying more than the late Florence Block. Our beloved Florence constantly and quietly exerted her will on her little corner of the world to create the difference she wanted to see. Many of us who knew and cared about Florence didn’t really know the pain she was going through right before she passed. She preferred it that way. She wanted us all to continue to see her as the strong, independent woman she was throughout her life. It is misguided to think that this short article can capture who exactly Florence Block was, but we hope it can serve as a highlight as to how she lived her life and an inspiration to others. Florence was the daughter...

Full article: http://www.usgbc.org/articles/thank-you-florence-block-us...

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