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Registration for Boys and Girls Clubs basketball season starts in November

It will soon be time for many Miami area children, ages 10-16, to shoot some hoops, thanks to the basketball program at Boys and Girls Clubs of Miami Dade’s Kendall Club, 9475 N. Kendall Dr. Registration for the 2014 Basketball Season 1 (January-March 2014) will begin in November. The sports programs at Boys and Girls […]

Eris Thomas promoted to CEO of Coral Gables Executive Physicians

Eris Thomas promoted to CEO of Coral Gables Executive Physicians

Coral Gables Executive Physicians (CGEP), has announced that Eris Thomas, MBA, has been promoted to CEO of the highly successful and unique practice. Eris Thomas previously served as president of CGEP. As CEO of the practice, Eris plays an integral role in developing what has become an increasingly important force in the medical field — […]

‘Claws for Kids’ brunch benefits Boys and Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade

Boys and Girls Clubs of Miami- Dade will hold a last call before stone crab season ends during the organization’s second annual “Claws for Kids” fundraising brunch on Sunday, May 5, 11:30 a.m., at Joe’s Stone Crab in Miami Beach. Guests can enjoy delicious stone crabs and other signature Joe’s cuisine without the wait. All […]

‘Claws for Kids’ brunch to benefit Boys and Girls Clubs

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Boys and Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade will hold a last call before stone crab season ends during the organization’s second annual “Claws for Kids” fundraising brunch on Sunday, May 5, 11:30 a.m., at Joe’s Stone Crab in Miami Beach. Guests can enjoy delicious stone crabs and other signature Joe’s cuisine without the wait. All event […]

Boys and Girls Clubs plans exciting summer program for area youth

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  Registration now is taking place for the 2013 Summer Program at Boys and Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade, which will be held at four different locations — Hank Kline Club, Northwest Club, South Beach Club and Kendall Club. The Summer Program allows children to learn values such as friendship, honesty and teamwork by providing a […]

Boys and Girls Clubs names Barry Stein chair of board

Boys and Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade executive director Alex Rodriguez-Roig has announced that Barry Stein recently was named chair of the organization’s board of directors. Stein will serve in the prestigious volunteer position for a twoyear term. In his position, Stein will lead the board of directors and Boys and Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade to […]

BRIO Tuscan Grille to open new location at The Falls

BRIO Tuscan Grille, a BRAVO | BRIO Restaurant Group (BBRG) concept, is opening a new location at The Falls. The restaurant, the 11th BRIO Tuscan Grille in Florida, is slated to open late February. BRIO (meaning “lively” or “full of life”) is an upscale, affordable restaurant serving authentic, northern Italian cuisine. It brings the pleasure […]

‘Wild About Kids’ gala raises more than $115K for Boys & Girls Clubs

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Boys and Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade hosted its sixth annual “Wild About Kids” blacktie optional gala on Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Four Seasons Hotel Brickell. Net proceeds from the gala, totaling more than $115,000, will benefit Boys and Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade and its many positive programs for 10,000 area children who need them […]

Boys and Girls Clubs to begin Christmas tree sales, Nov. 19

For more than 35 years, Boys and Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade has been selling Christmas trees and wreaths to help bring holiday cheer into many South Florida households, and it continues this tradition. To kick off the 2012 selling season, Boys and Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade will hold a grand opening ribbon-cutting ceremony at the […]

Miami Science Museum’s Reptile Day scheduled Saturday, Nov. 3

Reptile lovers and those who want to learn more about the intriguing creatures are invited to attend Miami Science Museum’s Reptile Day on Saturday, Nov. 3. Reptile Day will include entertaining and interactive activities about many different reptile species including: • Meet and greet with Animal Planet’s Gator Boys celebrities Chris and Ashley; • Python […]

MiaSci gets grant to support college readiness program

AT&T recently awarded the Miami Science Museum (MiaSci) a $300,000 grant through its ASPIRE program, one of the largest corporate commitments ever to address high school success and workforce readiness. The grant will support the development of the museum’s Upward Bound Math and Science college readiness program from October through September 2014. The program is […]

Boys and Girls Clubs to host annual ‘Wild About Kids’ Gala

Boys and Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade will host its sixth annual “Wild About Kids” black-tie optional gala, Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Four Seasons Hotel Brickell, 1435 Brickell Ave. Gala proceeds will benefit Boys and Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade and its many positive programs for 10,000 area children who need them the most. The gala […]

BGC Summer Reading Program helping youngsters to excel

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Boys and Girls Clubs (BGC) of Miami- Dade is a safe, fun place for kids. But it also is a place of learning. The organization puts a high priority on the academic achievements of the kids in its care. Two of the most successful brain-boosting activities for Boys and Girls Clubs of Miami- Dade kids […]

Miami Science Museum remembers Hurricane Andrew on anniversary

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Twenty years after Hurricane Andrew hit South Florida on Aug. 24, 1992, Miami Science Museum is hosting a day of remembrance and activities through its event “Hurricane Andrew Remembrance Day.” Event sponsors are State Farm, Florida International University (FIU), and WLRN Public Radio and Television. “Hurricane Andrew Remembrance Day” will take place on Saturday, Aug. […]

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