Juneteenth and Emancipation Day in Florida

June 13, 2019 Carma Henry 0

     Every May 20, Florida celebrates Emancipation Day. Emancipation was proclaimed in Tallahassee on May 20, 1865, 11 days after the end of the Civil War and two years after the proclamation was first issued by President Abraham Lincoln. […]

South Miami Alphas Honor Dade County Schools’ Unsung Heros

June 13, 2019 Carma Henry 0

The Iota Pi Lambda Education Foundation, Inc. (IPLEF) congratulates its 2019 Golden Standard in Education Award (GSEA) Recipients: Ms. Rhonda Y. Williams (Barbara Hawkins Elementary School) – Administrator, Ms. Julie Francis (Miami Shores Elementary School) – Fourth Grade Teacher, and Mrs. Pamela Tiensley-Hall (Herbert Ammons Middle School) – Head Custodian.  Impart to our community partners – Casa Faroy, Target, Massage Envy, Office Depot, and Apple – this year’s GSEA nominees received select gift card prize packages in addition to an award.  […]

Broward League of Cities 62nd Annual Gala

June 13, 2019 Carma Henry 0

More than 500 guests attended the Broward League of Cities 62nd Annual Gala on May 18, 2019 at Margaritaville Beach Resort in Hollywood, Fla. During the gala, the Broward League of Cities, representing Broward County’s 31 cities and more than 120 associate members, installed Mayor Daniel J. Stermer of Weston as its new president, as well as the 2019-2020 executive committee and board of directors. […]


June 12, 2019 Carma Henry 0

     Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis will lead a delegation of community leaders on a trade and cultural mission to Israel from June 8-17. The group will focus on investigating infrastructure, security, and environmental issues that could benefit our community and establishing connections with potential business investors. Another aspect will be strengthening relationships with officials in the Israeli government, business, and education sectors. […]

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