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College T-Shirt Day at St. John UMC

The members of St. John used their annual college t-shirt day as one means of displaying their thankfulness to God. The young and the used-to-be young proudly worshipped together wearing t-shirts from their favorite colleges and universities. ...

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FPL Volunteers Pack Meals for Over 150 Food Insecure Families in North Miami Beach

Saturday, March 9, more than 45 FPL volunteers will have all hands-on deck packing a weeklong supply of meals for 150 food insecure families at the Highlands Village Community Center in North Miami Beach, an organization served by Joshua’s Heart Foundation (JHF). ...

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The Executive Leadership Council Names Satonya Fair as Vice President and Chief Philanthropy Officer

The Executive Leadership Council (ELC) today announced the appointment of Satonya C. Fair JD as the organization's Vice President and Chief Philanthropy Officer (CPO). ...

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Florida Memorial University Celebrates 140 Years with new energy and a new President

As Florida Memorial University (FMU) celebrates 140 years of service in higher education, FMU’s Board of Trustees appointed Dr. Jaffus Hardrick as its 14th president, effective immediately. The board originally tapped Hardrick to serve as interim president in July 2018. During the institution’s annual Founders’ Day observance, Miami Gardens Mayor Oliver G. Gilbert, III boldly declared, “Something is happeni ...

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Miami-Dade Suppliers & Business attend final call for Super Bowl LIV Business Connect Program

Hundreds of business owners gathered to network and understand what it takes to do business with the National Football League (NFL) when South Florida hosts Super Bowl LIV in 2020. In its final session to reach Miami-Dade County disadvantaged businesses & suppliers, the Super Bowl LIV Business Connect program sponsored an informational session on Saturday March 16, 2019 at Florida International University. ...

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Growing the Voices of Our Future

In a joint effort to get students involved with the Children Services Council’s 2019 Broward AWARE! Protecting OUR Children campaign: Growing the Voices of Our Future, the Westside Gazette will engage youth in a photovoice (photojournalism) project.  The youth will tell their stories through the written word and through the lens of cameras they will operate as  photojournalists focusing on but not limited t ...

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A Salute to Female Black Judges  

     In celebration of Women’s Month we would like to say congratulations to our Black Female Judges both sitting and retired. Florence Taylor Bonner, Fabienne Fahnestock, Phobee François, Vegina Hawkins, Ilona Holmes, Stephanie Moon, Jackie Paul, Ann Mary Rudd Robinson ...

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The Broward Event Scene is Popping, and Press Release has the Deets!

The first quarter of the year is almost complete, and if you’re like me, 2019 has been running at a million miles a minute since January 1. Entrepreneurs and influencers such as myself are learning the importance of scheduling time with family, friends and even themselves. Otherwise those aspects of their lives could get neglected. To accomplish work-life-balance, I am recommending that you check on the Bro ...

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Mark your calendars: 2019 Lionfish Festival May 18-19 in Destin; vendors and divers wanted

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is excited to announce the fifth annual Lionfish Removal and Awareness Festival May 18 and 19 at AJ’s Seafood & Oyster Bar and Harbor Walk Village in Destin. Come out and celebrate the fight against invasive lionfish with the FWC and the Emerald Coast Convention & Visitors Bureau. ...

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Man does not live by bread alone: The Hunger Strike

Nine members of the Circle of Brotherhood are participating in a hunger strike while living inside rough-and-ready tents at the corner of 62nd Street and 12th Avenue in the heart of Liberty City on the grounds where the Miami riots of 1980 started. ...

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