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CARIBBEAN-AMERICAN MONTH
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The Anancy Festival 2012 kicks offs Caribbean American Heritage Month
 in June  – Four cities, Four events, Orlando, Pembroke Pines, Washington D.C. and Kingston –   
June 9th, 2012
Pembroke Pines/Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
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June 9th, 2012 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
South Regional/Broward College Library 7300 Pines Blvd, Pembroke Pines, FL 33024
Admission: Free
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POWERHOUSE GROUP OF 100 SOUTH FLORIDA CARIBBEAN-AMERICAN ACHIEVERS TO BE HONORED AT ‘ICABA SALUTES’ EVENT JUNE 29 

MIAMI – 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.

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COMMUNITY EVENT

June 9th, 2012



The Anancy Festival 2012 Kicks Offs

 Caribbean American Heritage Month in June

 Four 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.

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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 pools:

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THOUSANDS OF MOTHERS, BABIES AND CHILDREN TO ATTEND HEALTHY START COALITION OF MIAMI-DADE AND THE EARLY LEARNING COALITION OF
 MIAMI-DADE/MONROE’S

FAMILY SUMMER KICK-OFF EVENT J
UNE 9
 

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MIAMI – The Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade (HSCMD) has partnered with Early Learning Coalition of Miami-Dade/Monroe (ELCMDM) to host the Family Summer Kick-Off, a fun-filled day promoting childhood health, education and safety for pregnant women and families with children up to age eight.  The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Miami-Dade County Fair and Expo Center: 10901 Southwest 24th Street, Miami.  Encouraging whole families to enjoy quality time together in an all-ages environment, the event is completely free and features early pregnancy, childbirth, home safety, early literacy, bike safety, car seat inspection and first aid classes, plus a giant slide, rock wall, obstacle course, inflatable play town, bounce houses, arts and crafts, raffles and giveaways for the entire family!
 

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).

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         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

   

A Must 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.

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FRIDAY, MAY 20th, 2011

   JAMAICAN BUSINESS EXPO  

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

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Saturday, June 4, 7:30 p.m.,
at the Miramar Cultural Center, 2300 Civic Center Place,
 (Red Road just north of Miramar Parkway).

Leonie 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 Parkway).

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Miramar Hosts Fine Art Exhibition of
 Photographer, David I. Muir,
to Celebrate Caribbean American Heritage Month

Miramar, FL. June 13, 2011 – 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 Month.

“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.

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PAGEANT BUILDS POISE AND PRIDE
 IN CARIBBEAN YOUTH

Ft. 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

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 FRIDAY, JUNE 3rd, 2011

Seminole Tribe of Florida’s Big Cypress Reservation 115th Year Anniversary Concert Featuring Country Legend Trace Adkins

 

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

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MIAMI-DADE COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY HOSTS ANNUAL JOB AND COMMUNITY RESOURCE FAIR 

Numerous vendors will be available to assist residents with jobs and resources 

(MIAMI, June, 2011) – 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.   

Over 20 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 www.miamidade.gov/caa
 

FLORIDA MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY TO HOST INAUGURAL EVENT HONORING BLACK MALE HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES

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.

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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

  WHAT: 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.

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National Youth Essay Competition Once Again To Kick Off The Month of June As The National Caribbean-American Heritage Month 

Ft. Lauderdale, FL – 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. 
    

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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 dream@experienceaviation.org or by calling 305-537-9291 by Wednesday, June 16th.

Online Registration

If you would like to register your child or teen for the 2010 S.T.E.M. Academy su
mmer program, online registration is now available at  
                                                         www.experienceaviation.org
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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. 

 The 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 Cutting for
 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 Journal.

 

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 $800,000. 
 

SATURDAY, MAY 29TH, 2009

Hopie's Juice Club

http://hopiesjuiceclubliveblood.events.live.com/  

Saturday May 30, 2009  10:00 AM - 2:00pm

  • Join us as we share victory stories of how people are improving their health by changing their lifestyle.
  • Get critical education on how you can begin to study your unique body and make changes that will cause you to Digest your Food better, Absorb Nutrients more effectively, & "Scurb, Rinse and Delete" toxic waste.

Juice Club Participation is $5 

Live Blood Cell Ed-lab fee is $25

Education is Free!

"Let Food Be Your Medicine, Let Medicine Be Your Food" Hippocrates  

See you there!

 

 
 
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