Stories written by Vivian Romero

Museum’s Young Associates raises $30,000 during Party on the Plaza


The Coral Gables Museum’s Young Associates hosted their second annual “Party on The Plaza” on Friday, Nov. 2, featuring the latest artwork from Miami’s emerging talent. This year the Young Associates exceeded expectations by raising over $30,000 and bringing in over 550 attendees. “The Coral Gables Museum’s Young Associates established the annual Party on the […]

Don Slesnick named to FSU’s LeRoy Collins Institute Board


Don Slesnick, a former Coral Gables mayor, was appointed by Eric J. Baron, president of Florida State University, to the board of directors of the LeRoy Collins Institute. The board includes current and former elected officials, educators and citizen activists from across Florida. “I am pleased to be given the opportunity to serve alongside such […]

Don Slesnick awarded U.S. Army’s ‘Outstanding Civilian Service Medal’


Don Slesnick, former mayor of the City of Coral Gables, recently received the distinguished honor of being given the “Outstanding Civilian Service Medal.” This award was established by the United States Army to recognize private citizens who have demonstrated extraordinary public service. General Douglas Fraser, Commander of the United States Southern Command, presented the award […]

Catalyst Miami celebrates 10 years of Prosperity Campaign


Catalyst Miami (formerly the Human Services Coalition), founded in 1995 as a Miami-based nonprofit organization, recently celebrated the 10th anniversary of its award-winning Prosperity Campaign. Recognized nationally by the U.S. Department of Treasury, Agriculture, Ford Foundation and others, the Prosperity Campaign serves low to moderate income Miami residents. Linking them to vital services and teaching […]

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