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2012 kicks offs
Caribbean American Heritage Month
in June – Four cities, Four events,
Orlando, Pembroke Pines, Washington D.C. and Kingston –
Pembroke Pines/Ft. Lauderdale, Florida,
June 9th, 2012 @ 2:00 pm
– 5:00 pm
South Regional/Broward College Library 7300 Pines Blvd, Pembroke
Pines, FL 33024
POWERHOUSE GROUP OF 100 SOUTH FLORIDA CARIBBEAN-AMERICAN
ACHIEVERS TO BE HONORED AT ‘ICABA SALUTES’ EVENT JUNE 29
– In the first event of its kind, ICABA Media Holdings, LLC, (ICABA)
will celebrate some of South Florida’s most accomplished professionals
and entrepreneurs with heritage spanning 14 different Caribbean
nations. One hundred corporate executives, educators, entrepreneurs,
entertainers and community leaders will be honored at the ICABA
Salutes South Florida’s 100 Most Accomplished Caribbean Americans
program, Friday, June 29, 2012, at the Broward Center for the
Performing Arts: 201 Southwest 5th Avenue in Ft. Lauderdale.
June 9th, 2012
The Anancy Festival 2012 Kicks Offs
Caribbean American Heritage Month in June
cities, Four events, Orlando, Pembroke Pines, Washington D.C. and
Kingston – June 9th, 2012
Pembroke Pines, FL – May 7, 2012 –The Anancy Festival 2012 will be held
in four cities from the USA to Jamaica on Saturday, June 9th, 2012..
The event takes place in the following for cities: Pembroke Pine,
Florida; Orlando, Florida; Washington D.C.; Kingston, Jamaica. The event
will be simulcast between each city giving attendees an opportunity to
see performances at different locations.
SUMMER LEARN-TO-SWIM SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE
Donors Sought to Support Swim for
Jenny Memorial Fund
(MIAMI, June 8, 2012) –
The Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade has launched the Swim for
Jenny Memorial Fund, and through the support of generous donors
is offering a limited number of swimming scholarships for
eligible children in Miami-Dade.
Registration begins on Monday, June 11, 2012. Scholarships will
pay, in whole or in-part, for one, two-week session per child in
beginner Learn-to-Swim programs. Scholarships will be issued on
a first-come, first-served basis at the following participating
THOUSANDS OF MOTHERS, BABIES AND CHILDREN TO ATTEND HEALTHY START
COALITION OF MIAMI-DADE AND THE EARLY LEARNING
FAMILY SUMMER KICK-OFF EVENT JUNE
Weekly NEWS & INFORMATION
June , 2011
South Florida Celebrates the Life of
Renowned Poet and Spoken Word Artist
Will Bell (Will Da Real One)
(Miami, FL) June 2nd, 2011-The South Florida Community will
celebrate the life and pay tribute to Will Bell ("Will Da Real One"),
one of the foremost spoken word artists of the poetry industry in
America. He was killed in the early morning on Sunday, May 29th after
closing his cafe (The Literary Cafe in North Miami).
Friday, May 13th, 2011
AWARD WINNING PLAYWRIGHT THEO LONDON
DEBUTS HIS IN-SIGHTING STAGE PLAY
“LOVING HIM IS KILLING ME”
TO MIAMI AUDIENCE FOR THE FIRST TIME
See For This Celebrity Cast Delivering Comedy,
Drama and Scandal on Stage
Miami, FL – On Friday, May
13, 2011, Award-Winning Playwright, Theo London’s “Loving Him Is Killing
Me” will bring heat to Miami with sizzling celebrity ensemble: Soul
Singer, Angie Stone, Super Model, Tyson Beckford, R&B Singer,
Christopher Williams, Soul Stirring Singer, Kenny Lattimore, Reality Drama
Queen, Nene Leakes, Gospel Singer, Dottie Peoples, and Reality Star, Joe
“Tiny’ Barrino. The live drama exposes the agony of deceit
as three women thrust into lust with the same man sift through their
family and faith to overcome the temptations lurking within them. The
love tri-angle of family dysfunction is doused with comedic relief, soul
searching and reignites faith in the power of prayer.
MAY 20th, 2011
A UNIQUE BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY:
Meet and network with hundreds of entrepreneurs from the
U.S. and the Caribbean
Learn about business opportunities in the Downtown Kingston
& Falmouth Developments in Jamaica
Find new markets, buyers and distributors for your products
How can JAMPRO help you? Arrange a private meeting with
JAMPRO and find out
Do you have issues with finding or owning property in
Jamaica? The National Land Agency will be here to help
Attend the May 21st Trade Forum for info on
Business Opportunities in the Caribbean, the Americas,
Europe and Africa
Saturday, June 4, 7:30 p.m.,
Miramar Cultural Center, 2300 Civic Center Place,
(Red Road just north of Miramar Parkway).
Forbes, Volier Johnson to Appear in
Ol' Time Sinting;
Miss Lou Scholarship Fundraiser
Miramar, FL -
June 1 - Two of Jamaica's top
stage, television and movie stars, Leonie Forbes and Volier Johnson,
will lead a talented cast of actors, singers, musicians and dancers in
the staging of "Ol' Time Sinting" a musical in the pantomime tradition
scheduled for Saturday, June 4, 7:30 p.m., at the Miramar Cultural
Center, 2300 Civic Center Place, (Red Road just north of Miramar
Hosts Fine Art Exhibition of
Photographer, David I. Muir,
to Celebrate Caribbean American Heritage Month
Miramar, FL. June
– The “Pieces of Jamaica” Fine Art Exhibition by photographer David I.
Muir will be on display in the City Hall of Miramar throughout the month
of June. The city invited Muir
to showcase his work in celebration of Caribbean American Heritage
“Pieces of Jamaica”
captures the true beauty and rich culture of Jamaica and is fitting
for the occasion, as it brings a sense of nostalgia to Caribbean
nationals and showcases Jamaica for all to appreciate.
BUILDS POISE AND PRIDE
IN CARIBBEAN YOUTH
Lauderdale, FL (June 2011) – On
June 26th South Florida’s finest young ladies will compete
for the coveted title of Miss Jamaica Florida 2011. The Miss Jamaica
Florida Pageant hosted by The Partners for Youth Foundation celebrates
22 years of elegance and sophistication at the Coral Springs Center for
the Arts at 5 p.m. on Sunday, June 26th 2011
JUNE 3rd, 2011
Seminole Tribe of Florida’s Big Cypress Reservation 115th
Year Anniversary Concert Featuring Country Legend Trace
Big Cypress, FL –
The Seminole Tribe of Florida will be hosting country music
legend Trace Adkins on his Cowboys Back In Town
summer tour on Friday, June 3, 2011 at the Junior
Cypress Rodeo Grounds, 15-Miles North on Snake Road on the
Big Cypress Indian Reservation. The concert will highlight
the Seminole Tribe of Florida’s Big Cypress reservations 115th
year anniversary celebration
MIAMI-DADE COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY HOSTS ANNUAL JOB AND COMMUNITY
Numerous vendors will be available to assist residents with jobs and
– Miami-Dade County Community Action Agency (CAA) will host its annual
Job and Resource Fair on Thursday, June 30, 2011 in the lobby of the
Stephen P. Clark Government Center, located at 111 NW 1st
Street Miami, FL 33128, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Fair will assist
residents who are seeking employment and provide community resource
information to help individuals during this economic recovery.
Employers and Resource Providers will participate, including: Miami-Dade
Public Works, Miami-Dade County Consumer Services, The Miami Herald,
Ryder System, Allied Barton Security, Terremark, Abilities of Florida,
Working Solutions, Loews Miami Beach Hotel, Next Era Energy, Inc.,
Florida International University (FIU), DeVry University and others will
be in attendance.
For more information about the programs and services provided by the
Community Action Agency please call (786) 469-4600 or log on to
UNIVERSITY TO HOST INAUGURAL EVENT HONORING BLACK MALE HIGH SCHOOL
MIAMI GARDENS, FL [May 12, 2011] –
According to the Schott Foundation, only
half of black male students graduate from high school. In an effort to
address this crisis, Florida Memorial University (FMU) president, Dr.
Henry Lewis, III, along with other university officials, will launch the
first High School Black Male Baccalaureate Service on Saturday,
May 21, 2011, at 5 p.m. The event strives to honor outstanding black
male students who will graduate from high school, and encourage the
young men to continue their education. The service will be held at the
Lou Rawls Center for the Performing Arts on FMU’s campus.
The City of Miami Gardens Launches
“T.R.I.P. Day of Service”
on Saturday, May 14, 2011
Join local residents and volunteers in building a
Community Garden in the Vista Verde Neighborhood
The City of Miami Gardens has teamed up with T.R.I.P., a
national non-profit organization, and the Keep America
Beautiful, Great American Cleanup to build a community
garden and park in the Vista Verde neighborhood. An
abandoned lot will be transformed into a public recreational
area to be utilized by the residents of the Vista Verde
Community. Volunteers will have the opportunity to paint,
garden, install equipment and clean up the surrounding area.
No special skills or experience are required. Repurposing
lots into community parks encourages social networking and
creates a safe environment for children, families and people
of all ages.
National Youth Essay
Competition Once Again To Kick Off The Month of June As The National
Caribbean-American Heritage Month
– 2011 - - Transforming America Through Interaction (“TATI”), Inc. has
joined the Greater Caribbean American Cultural Coalition (GCAC
Coalition) and the Greater Caribbean American Chamber of Commerce (“GCACC”)
to partner with the Institute of Caribbean Studies’ (“ICS”) National
Commemorative Committee on its sixth Annual, National Caribbean-American
Heritage Month Youth Essay Competition. This competition is a national
activity and is geared toward High School students of the 11th
and 12th grade level.
Weekly NEWS & INFORMATION
June , 2010
Experience Aviation will be hosting an open house on Thursday, June 17th, 2010,
to promote the 2010 S.T.E.M. Academy summer program.
The open house will be held at Experience Aviation, 15001 NW
42nd Avenue, in the Opa-Locka Executive Airport, from 6 p.m.
to 7 p.m.
Join us and meet Captain Barrington Irving, tour our
30,000-square-foot hangar, interact with instructors, and
see amazing multimillion-dollar jets!
Please RSVP by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org
or by calling 305-537-9291 by Wednesday, June 16th.
If you would like to register your child or teen for the
2010 S.T.E.M. Academy summer
program, online registration is now available at
M-DCPS STUDENTS, FAMILIES RECEIVE COMPUTERS AS PART OF
ELEVATE MIAMI COMPUTER DISTRIBUTION PROGRAM
Miami — Miami-Dade County Public Schools Superintendent
Alberto M. Carvalho and City of Miami officials participated
in an ELEVATE MIAMI Computer Distribution event early this
week at Miami Edison Middle School with more than 150
students and their families.
Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho,
(center), with City of Miami officials and staff from the
District’s Information Technology department present a new
computer system to a student at Edison Middle.
EIGHT MIAMI-DADE PUBLIC SCHOOLS RECEIVE GRANTS FROM THE
LAURA BUSH FOUNDATION FOR AMERICA’S LIBRARIES AWARDS
Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Alberto
Carvalho and former first lady Laura Bush discuss the
importance of reading during today’s grant awards
announcement at Jose de Diego Middle School.
MIAMI – Eight Miami-Dade public schools were among 13 in
Florida and 188 schools nationwide that were awarded
$1,098,634 in grants from the Laura Bush Foundation for
America’s Libraries today. The schools received grant awards
of up to $6,000 to expand, update and diversify their
library book collections.
eight school from Miami-Dade County include:
COPE Center North, Dr. Robert B. Ingram Elementary, Howard
A. Doolin Middle, Jose de Diego Middle, Toussaint Louverture
Elementary, Lake Stevens Middle, North Dade Middle and Miami
Norland Senior High.
The former first lady announced all the grant winners this
morning at Jose de Diego Middle School.
Doral Celebrates Ribbon
NW 114 Avenue Project
City of Doral elected officials and Public Works employees
celebrate the opening to traffic of NW 114 Avenue.
Photo Credit: Doral Family
Doral, FL – The City of Doral elected officials and Public
Works Department employees celebrated the ribbon cutting
ceremony for the expansion of NW 114 Avenue on Wednesday
June 2, 2010. The ceremony marked the completion of
approximately 700 feet of four-lane divided roadway, as well
as the installation of drainage, sidewalks and lighting
system. Also as part of this project the City
completed a missing segment of 20 inch water main that will
improve the operation of the water delivery system in this
area and will keep from having to damage the newly installed
road to install the line in the future. The total
project, which encompasses a section of NW 114 Avenue
running from NW 80 Street to NW 82 Street, will be completed for approximately
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