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Businesswomen of the Year Awards

Businesswomen of the Year Awards

In celebration of Women’s History Month each March, the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce hosted its 14th annual AXA Advisors Businesswomen of the Year Awards on Friday, March 7th at the Coral Gables Country Club. The Businesswomen of the Year Awards honor outstanding women who live or work in Miami-Dade County, demonstrate excellence in their […]

Scott Notowitz announced as new ADL Florida Chair

Scott Notowitz announced as new ADL Florida Chair

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is proud to announce the installment of Scott Notowitz as its new Florida Regional Chair. Mr. Notowitz is a community leader and Senior Financial Advisor and Vice President in the Boca Raton office of Merill Lynch, with over 30 years of combined business and investment experience. Mr. Notowitz replaces Steven L. […]

Spring into Cash this April at Mardi Gras Casino

  On Mondays, redeem 20 points and receive an extra entry into the $20K Pick-AFlower promotion. Tuesdays, players can earn 20 points for a chance to win $100 cash or become a finalist to win the grand prize of $20K cash on April 29th. Every Wednesday earn 10 points and bring a guest to sign […]

Residents, Register early for SIB Summer Camp 2014

Summer Camp information for the City of Sunny Isles Beach is now available with plenty of options to fill those summer days, including general day camps, specialty camps, and sports camps. Registration for residents is open now. Registration opens to non-residents on Saturday, April 26. So don’t delay! Register soon as space fills quickly. Register […]

Read at the Big Cheese

Read at the Big Cheese

Billy Archer (left), owner of The Big Cheese and Ricky Ordaz take a moment to read their favorite newspaper.

Home Depot celebrates start of spring with garden party

Home Depot celebrates start of spring with garden party

To celebrate the first day of spring, well known chefs and garden experts recently hosted a spring Garden Party at a local Home Depot store, 11905 SW 152 St. in Deerwood. Attendees created their own herb garden projects, sampled garden-fresh dishes by famous chef Amy Pennington, received expert advice on successful Miami gardening and learned […]

Winner announced in iPad giveaway

Winner announced in iPad giveaway

Congratulations to our iPad giveaway winner, Kristy Martinez, RN, from West Kendall Baptist Hospital. Kristy received a new iPad Mini and was ecstatic about it. “I have never won anything before,” Kristy said. Also pictured is Michael Raley, CEO of Baptist Health South Florida Credit Union. A special thank you to Baptist Health South Florida […]

Miami Children’s Hospital marks Patient Safety Awareness Week

Miami Children’s Hospital marks Patient Safety Awareness Week

Miami Children’s Hospital celebrated Patient Safety Awareness Week with a Patient Safety Fair held in the hospital’s Michael Fux Family Center. Experts on car seat safety, water safety, CPR, infection control, and Internet safety were among the participants on hand to offer families important tips and tools to keep their children safe. The event was […]

Mayor, former mayor participate in Gables Woman’s Club fundraiser

Mayor, former mayor participate in Gables Woman’s Club fundraiser

Pictured at the recent GFWC Coral Gables Woman’s Club annual Casino Night to benefit the May Van Sickle Children’s Dental Clinic are (l-r) Carmen Cason and Coral Gables Mayor Jim Cason, CGWC president Mireya Kilmon and Stephen Kilmon, and former Gables Mayor Dorothy Thomson and Jack Thomson

UnitedHealthcare recognized with chambers’ Excellence in HR Award

UnitedHealthcare recognized with chambers’ Excellence in HR Award

The Excellence in HR Awards recipients were announced on Mar. 25 during an awards luncheon at Jungle Island in conjunction with the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s HR Insights Day. During the luncheon, Chris P. Mainquist, director of Sales and Account Management, Small Business of UnitedHealthcare (pictured second from the left), accepted the 2014 Excellence […]

Peanuts for Florida

Peanuts for Florida

Sebastian Niuman, 16, Aventura Marketing Council Intern, and Nicole Newman, 17, UM Miller School of Medicine Intern, recently donated 363 jars of peanut butter to the Red Bag organization, which provides homeless students in Central Florida the necessities to survive during a financially difficult time. Sebastian and Nicole founded Peanuts for Florida in 2013 in […]

Aventura celebrates 17 years as Tree City USA

In honor of being named a “Tree City USA” for its 17th consecutive year by the National Arbor Day Foundation, the City of Aventura invites the public to its annual Arbor Day Ceremony to be held at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, April 25, 2014 at the Aventura Arts & Cultural Center located at 3385 NE […]

Teens Take to Camp #SummerCampSolTaplin

Teens Take to Camp #SummerCampSolTaplin

This summer the Michael-Ann Russell Jewish Community Center, known for its richly diverse summer camp programming, will be extra special because nobody knows summer like the MAR-JCC’s Camp Sol Taplin! In its efforts to keep its long-standing record of being rated one of the best summer camps in Miami Dade County for kids ages 2 […]

Mega Pet Adoption Event

Miami-Dade County Animal Services, the Humane Society of Greater Miami and The Cat Network, will team up once again to host a 12-hour pet adoption event on Saturday, April 19, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. till 9:00 p.m. They will have hundreds of animals of all breeds, sizes, colors and personalities, all eager to find a […]