COMCAST TEAMING UP WITH REBUILDING MIAMI-DADE TO REHAB HOMES

Comcast_cares_vert_r_c!

South Florida residents invited to join volunteer efforts On Saturday, April 26, local Comcast employees along with their families, friends and community partners will “make change happen” as they volunteer to improve homes in the South Miami neighborhood of West Perrine as part of “Comcast Cares Day.” Residents in the Miami-Dade area are encouraged to […]

Linda M. Robinson wins two prestigious awards

Linda M. Robinson wins two prestigious awards

Palmetto Bay’s former vice mayor Linda M. Robinson celebrated Women’s History Month by receiving two significant awards in the month of March. First, on Mar. 2 she was recognized with a “Women of Impact” Award. Then, on Mar. 13 she was honored with the Mayor’s Pioneer Award during the “In the Company of Women” reception. […]

You can help ‘Pick the Flick’ for the next Movie Night

Palmetto Bay “Pick the Flick” As part of their Earth Week Celebration taking place during April 21-26 the village is conducting a survey for residents to help “Pick the Flick” (the movie, that is) that will show during their April 25 Movie Night at Coral Reef Park. The movie choices are: “Cloudy with a Chance […]

Gymboree Play and Music celebrates 30 years in S. Fla. with new location

Gymboree Play and Music celebrates 30 years in S. Fla. with new location

When Gymboree Play and Music’s Coni Ensor Goudi was unable to find somewhere in South Florida for her and her then 18-month-old daughter to spend time with other moms and kids her age in the early 1980s, she saw its absence for what it was — an opportunity. “My husband had seen an article about […]

‘Downtown Experience’ attracts many residents, business people

‘Downtown Experience’ attracts many residents, business people

Palmetto Bay’s “Downtown Experience,” an event hosted by the village and the Downtown Redevelopment Task Force (DRTF) on Friday, Mar. 14, drew a crowd of residents and business people, most of whom were “new faces” who normally don’t attend regular monthly meetings. Featuring a brief panel discussion, food provided by 18 restaurants, live music, prizes […]

Deering Estate Festival of the Arts focuses on people and environment

deering art

Experience, engage and explore the integrated relationship between people and the environment through site specific eco and environmental works in the visual, literary and performing arts during the Deering Estate Festival of the Arts, Apr. 11-13, at the Deering Estate at Cutler. The “In Deep” theme for this year’s festival is designed to immerse the […]

Officer Alejandro Rodriguez honored for 30 years service

Officer Alejandro Rodriguez honored for 30 years service

At the March 3rd Village Council Meeting a special moment came at the beginning of the session when Officer Alejandro Rodriguez, who serves in the Palmetto Bay Policing Unit, was recognized for 30 years of service with the Miami-Dade Police Department. Village Police Commander Greg Truitt presented Officer Rodriguez with a certificate honoring the achievement […]

The Youth Fair’s Tadpole the Clown to Visit Holtz Children’s Hospital on Mon., March 24th, 10 a.m.

image001

 WHAT: The Youth Fair’s favorite clown, Tadpole, will bring smiles and laughter to the pediatric patients and families at Holtz Children’s Hospital at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center. WHO: Tadpole the clown is always a crowd favorite and has been a part of The Youth Fair’s strolling entertainment for many years. He explores […]

The Bank On Yourself Revolution

book

 Attend a FREE Financial Security Seminar Join the ‘Revolution’ for a lifetime of financial security!! We believe everyone should at least know about how The Bank On Yourself® concept can bring you a lifetime of financial security based on the New York Times best-selling book.  Presented by Marilyn Blosser, the most experienced Bank On Yourself expert in Miami-Dade.  […]

Gulliver announces nominations for 2014 Silver Knight Awards

Gulliver Preparatory School has announced its nominees for this year’s Miami Herald Silver Knight Awards. All the nominees are high school seniors at Gulliver with a minimum 3.2 GPA. They are: Art, Nicole Rubin; Athletics, Patricio Hernandez-Ysasi; General Scholarship, Sharon Peng; Music and Dance, Elizabeth Evans; Science, Daniela Rodriguez-Firmani, and Social Science, Michael Lefkowitz. “Gulliver […]

Conchita Espinosa students accepted in prestigious summer ballet programs

Conchita Espinosa students accepted in prestigious summer ballet programs

Conchita Espinosa Academy and Conservatory of the Arts has announced that pictured ballet students were accepted into prestigious summer programs this year. Pictured (l-r) are Nicole Perez (grade 7), Miami City Ballet; Christine Arguelles (grade 8), Miami City Ballet; Isabella Gomez (grade 7), Orlando Ballet; Valentina Rodriguez (grade 7), Boston Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Miami […]

WCS Middle School students receive top ratings at state drama festival

Westminster Christian Middle School students earned top ratings at the Florida Junior Thespians State Drama Festival in Melbourne. Superior ratings were received by the following students: Max Milian, Solo Musical; Trish Elliot, Solo Musical; Victoria Winter, Monologue; Christine Dvorak, Monologue; Max Milian and Andrew de Moya, Duet Acting; Marla Fay and Hunter Perez, Duet Acting; […]

Gymboree Play and Music celebrates 30 years in South Florida with new location

Gymboree’s new facilities will feature updated play equipment, cushioned flooring and a new lounge area for parents, among other improvements.

When Gymboree Play and Music’s Coni Ensor Goudi was unable to find somewhere in South Florida for her and her then 18-month-old daughter to spend time with other moms and kids her age in the early ‘80s, she saw its absence for what it was: an opportunity. “My husband had seen an article about this […]

COMCAST EXTENDS ITS NATIONAL BROADBAND ADOPTION PROGRAM FOR LOW-INCOME FAMILIES

Comcast logo

Eligible Miami Dade County Families Can Receive Free Internet Service For Six Months During Special Sign-Up Period Through March 25  Internet Essentials is a broadband adoption program created by Comcast to connect low-income Americans to the power of broadband Internet at home. In just two a half years, the initiative has connected more than 1.2 […]