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My COVID-19 Vaccine Experience

The fear, misinformation, distrust, and apprehension surrounding the Corona Virus Vaccine can finally be put to rest. My experience regarding the vaccine for COVID-19, which I received this past Sunday at Mt. Hermon AME, my home church, simply fortified my confidence in science, medicine and humanity. Before getting a call to ascertain my desire or interest in having the vaccine administered, unlike many in our community who have expressed overt reservations because of pass atrocities perpetrated against us, i e, The Tuskegee Experiment, I was undeterred, completely confident and satisfied, willing to wait until essential personnel had been immunized such as health care providers, first responders, police officers, firemen, teachers, the elderly and our most vulnerable. […]


The Hallandale Beach CRA Board Of Directors Votes To Forgive $500,000 In Coronavirus Related Business Assistance Loans In Order To Help Struggling Businesses Survive

In April of 2020, as the COVID-19 virus raged across the nation, and cities and businesses shut down due to various lockdown orders, the City of Hallandale Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (HBCRA) created the $500,000 Coronavirus Small Business Sustainability and Recovery Loan Program for businesses within the Community Redevelopment Area (CRA). The program was comprised of two separate loans: The Business Employment Bridge Loan, which provided a potentially forgivable bridge loan in the amount of $50,000 to businesses in order for them to maintain and/or rehire risk employees, and The Emergency Business Cash Infusion Loan, which provided a $15,000 loan for businesses.   […]

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 Getting Back in the flow

       Getting into the swing of things after a long break can be quite difficult, such as after a vacation, summer, or holiday break. I hope everyone had a great Christmas and a Happy New Year and is ready to get back to school  or work. I know how difficult it can be to get back into a routine, so I came up with my top three ways to help you get back on track after this winter break or  whenever you need it. […]