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Free Arts + Tech Thrive Summer Camps In Opa-Locka

Free Arts + Tech Thrive Summer Camps In Opa-Locka

THRIVE Arts+Tech Summer Camps for Grades 4-12. Enrollment Deadline May 1st, 2017.  Opa-locka – The Opa-locka Community Development Corporation (OLCDC) introduces the THRIVE INNOVATION DISTRICT with a vision that focuses on opportunities for community growth manifested through the arts + tech + health and wellness + innovation + creativity in downtown Opa-locka. The first initiative of […]

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Caribbean American Heritage Awards Nomination Deadline – April 25th

Caribbean American Heritage Awards Nomination Deadline – April 25th

VITAS Healthcare returns as a sponsor of the 3rd Annual Caribbean American Heritage Awards FORT LAUDERDALE – Nominations are open for the 3rd Annual Caribbean American Heritage Awards, however, due to the overwhelming response the deadline is April 25th. Caribbean American Heritage Awards Banquet & Gala is held in celebration of Caribbean American Heritage Month, takes place on June […]

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Heal the Planet Earth Day Celebration in Ft Lauderdale

Heal the Planet Earth Day Celebration in Ft Lauderdale

Learn How to Make a Difference at the Heal The Planet Day Celebration on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22nd FORT LAUDERDALE – Finally, a celebration of life that offers solutions for the real issues facing our planet and the quality of life today and for generations to come!  The Heal the Planet 2017 Earth Day celebration is a […]

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Jamaica 55 Diaspora Conference Launches In Miramar

Jamaica 55 Diaspora Conference Launches In Miramar

MIRAMAR – The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Jamaica, Senator the Hon. Kamina Johnson Smith, will launch the activities leading to the Jamaica 55 Diaspora Conference in Miramar. The launch will take place at the Miramar City Hall, 2300 Civic Center Place, Miramar, 6:30 .m. to 8:30 p.m. on Monday,  April, 24, 2017, Jamaica […]

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Suicide Prevention Symposium Addresses Rise In Teen Suicides

Suicide Prevention Symposium Addresses Rise In Teen Suicides

Florida Department of Health in Broward County Hosts first annual Suicide Prevention Symposium focusing on teen suicide By Bob LaMendola – Florida Department of Health in Broward County FT. LAUDERDALE – A growing coalition of advocates from schools, health care and community organizations is mobilizing to take more action to address a small but continuing rise in […]

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Jamaica’s Consul General Franz Hall visits Florida State Capitol

Jamaica’s Consul General Franz Hall visits Florida State Capitol

TALLAHASSEE – Jamaica’s Consul General Franz Hall  greeted Jamaican nationals serving in elected office throughout the State of Florida at the Florida State Capitol, during a visit to the Florida State House of Representative in Tallahassee. Consul General Hall was among the several members of the Florida Caribbean Diplomatic Corp and elected officials participating at the […]

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Dr. Vonnie McGowan-Arscott Foundation To Be Launched

Dr. Vonnie McGowan-Arscott Foundation To Be Launched

MIAMI GARDENS – The Dr. Vonnie McGowan-Arscott Foundation for Children in Need, Inc., with headquarters in Florida will be officially launched on Sunday, April 23, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. The event will take place at the church where she worshipped – Pentecostal Tabernacle, 18415 NW 7th Avenue, Miami Gardens, FL 33169. The Foundation seeks to […]

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Victoria Mutual Hosts Dutch Pot Meetings

Victoria Mutual Hosts Dutch Pot Meetings

MIRAMAR – The Victoria Mutual Building Society (VMBS) – Florida Representative Office will host a series of lunch and learn meetings at Dutch Pot Jamaican Restaurant for, “Let’s Meet @ Dutch Pot”. “Let’s Meet @ Dutch Pot” is an opportunity for the VMBS Team to interact with the Jamaican Diaspora community at their convenience while providing them with […]

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Free Car Clinic Teaches Women To Be Car Care Aware

Free Car Clinic Teaches Women To Be Car Care Aware

On Call Mechanics Hosts Clinic To Bring Attention To The Importance Of Car Care And Preventative Maintenance MIAMI – In celebration of Car Care Month in April, On Call Mechanics, Inc. is hosting a free car care clinic for women on Saturday,April 29th, 2017 from 10am – 1pm at the Little Haiti Cultural Complex located at 212 […]

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Jamaica’s First Lady, Juliet Holness Is Keynote Speaker at Protect the Children Gala

Jamaica’s First Lady, Juliet Holness Is Keynote Speaker at Protect the Children Gala

Spouse of the Prime Minister of Jamaica & Member of Parliament, Hon. Juliet Holness is Slated for Keynote Address at Second Annual Protect the Children Gala   FT. LAUDERDALE – The Most Honorable Juliet Holness, Member of Parliament and Spouse of the Prime Minister of Jamaica, has graciously agreed to provide thought leadership to the issues […]

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