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Officer Julian Perez honored

Officer Julian Perez honored

Pictured is Pinecrest Officer Julian Perez holding the 2013 Law Enforcement Officer Foundation Uniform Service Award he was given recently, accompanied by Police Chief Samuel Ceballos (right) and Deputy Chief Peter Skumanich. Perez was given the LEO Award for preventing a military veteran from committing suicide with a handgun. Officer Perez also was awarded the […]

Read at Beech Mountain, NC

Read at Beech Mountain, NC

Here’s a group of Pinecrest residents enjoying a spring vacation at Beech Mountain, NC. They are (l-r) Olivia and Danielle Collins and Andrea and Nicholas Misiunas. Of course they remembered to take along a copy of their favorite hometown newspaper and snapped this picture for us. Thanks for thinking of us, girls

DBC Women’s Alliance Group Luncheon Features Ivanka Trump

DBC Women’s Alliance Group Luncheon Features Ivanka Trump

WAG Luncheon Committee is seen here with Ivanka Trump: l to r – Silvia “Bibi” Borges, Katrina Pazienzia Travieso, Isabel del Castillo, Teresa Gonzalez, Maria Mendez, Vice Mayor Christi Fraga, Ivanka Trump, DBC Chairman Raul Pino, Ashley Artiles, Andrea Ivory, Terry Tundidor, Cappi Rismay, Laura Villaverde, and Gloria Burns

This Dog’s for You – Ralphie

This Dog’s for You - Ralphie

Say hello to Ralphie, an adult hound. This beautiful dog was found running along the side of a road in the Redlands. He is a sweet, kind, friendly and adventurous guy. He enjoys meeting new people and also does well with other dogs. A large, securely fenced-in yard with lots of space would be great […]

Break Your Fear of Public Speaking!

Break Your Fear of Public Speaking!

The number 1 fear that we poor mortals have is—you guessed it—THE FEAR OF PUBLIC SPEAKING. Jerry Seinfeld once said that more people would rather be in the casket than delivering the eulogy! It’s time to move past those fears and take back control of your life. Finally… to be able to speak up at […]

Citibank hosts Arnold Goldman of The Alternative Board

Citibank hosts Arnold Goldman of The Alternative Board

Arnold Goldman of The Alternative Board spoke to local business leaders at the Aventura Marketing Council’s Business Development Committee about increasing communication through understanding motivation and attitudes. During the presentation attendees learned how to effectively communicate and work with others by understanding their profile and motivations. Goldman stressed that understanding each employee’s behavioral style and […]

Brazil Foundation Gala Miami 2014

Brazil Foundation Gala Miami 2014

BrazilFoundation Gala Miami Raises $250,000 to Benefit Social Projects in Brazil On Saturday, March 15, 2014, BrazilFoundation, a nonprofit organization that raises funds to support social projects in Brazil, held its third annual gala at the new Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM), the state-of-the-art, sustainable museum designed by Herzog & de Meuron. The evening brought […]

iReferLegal.com Launches New Website

iReferLegal.com, a friendly way of finding the best legal representation in your local area, has launched its Natinowide service and website. “Our website is more user friendly for consumers and our legal professionals,” said Founder and CEO of iReferLegal.Com David Wolan. “Within seconds you can have list of 4-6 legal professionals that offer the legal […]

Gabrielle Jordan Joins Worldwide Properties as a Realtor-Associate

Gabrielle Jordan Joins Worldwide Properties as a Realtor-Associate

New York City native Gabrielle Jordan has joined Worldwide Properties as a realtorassociate, announced Eddy Martinez, CEO and president of Worldwide Properties. She will specialize in the sales and rentals of luxury condominiums and single family properties in Miami Beach and Miami as well as Aventura and Sunny Isles. She will be based out of […]

Party The Night Away with PUSH on April 10 at Macy’s

Party The Night Away with PUSH on April 10 at Macy’s

Sometimes Miami Beach residents need to be reminded of why they are all pretty lucky to live here. The below are six reasons why you should appreciate living in Miami Beach. No, it is not just a listing of the average temperatures in January and February. There’s more to love about this grand city. Here […]

2nd Annual City National Bank Better Beach Awards Recognize Local Real Estate Leaders

2nd Annual City National Bank Better Beach Awards Recognize Local Real Estate Leaders

The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce (the Chamber) hosted its 2nd Annual City National Bank Better Beach Awards on Thursday, March 27th, honoring influential, trendsetting leaders in the local real estate industry. A total of 13 awards were presented, recognizing the best in sustainability, architecture, design, marketing, restoration, and preservation. Hundreds of professionals gathered at […]

April Showers Arts Lovers with First Class Events

April Showers Arts Lovers with First Class Events

The cultural season is at its height this April as theAventura Arts & Cultural Center presents a new contemporary dance, a musical from the creators of the hit Mamma Mia!, a family musical based on a beloved fairy tale and the Miami International Piano Festival 2013-14 Season. Choreographer Augusto Soledade presents his latest work, Da-Da, […]

Martin Z. Margulies Donates Sculpture to Williams Island

Martin Z. Margulies Donates Sculpture to Williams Island

Martin Margulies, developer of Bellini William Island, has donated a sculpture to the private residential community in Aventura. The contemporary piece, Daimaru IV, 1976, is an 11-foot steel sculpture in the shape of a circle with a Zen motif. The sculpture was designed by Michael Todd, whose work has been exhibited in a number of […]

The 2014 National Senior Health and Fitness Day Theme Contest

The 2014 National Senior Health and Fitness Day Theme Contest

Each year, the nation’s largest senior health and fitness event selects its health and fitness theme from entries sent in by seniors from across the United States, as part of the National Senior Health and Fitness Day. Residents of Vi Aventura will participate in this year’s Theme Contest on Wednesday, May 28 by hosting a […]

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