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Commissioner Marlon Bolton Reappointed to National League of Cities’ Committee

Commissioner Marlon Bolton Reappointed to National League of Cities’ Committee

Tamarac – Tamarac’s District 1 Commissioner Marlon D. Bolton has been reappointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2019 Public Safety and Crime Prevention (PSCP) federal advocacy committee. This committee leads the development of NLC’s federal policy positions on crime prevention, corrections, substance abuse, municipal fire policy, juvenile justice, disaster preparedness and relief, homeland security, […]

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Yvette N. Harris Receives FMU’s Media Community Service Award

Yvette N. Harris Receives FMU’s Media Community Service Award

MIAMI GARDENS – Yvette N. Harris, CEO Harris Public Relations receives Florida Memorial University’s Media Community Service Award. Yvette N. Harris, the guiding force behind the innovative boutique public relations consulting firm Harris Public Relations (HPR), has risen to become the powerhouse of boutique public relations. Harris Public Relations is headquartered in Miami, Florida with a […]

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Joe Boschulte Nominated as U.S. Virgin Islands Tourism Commissioner

Joe Boschulte Nominated as U.S. Virgin Islands Tourism Commissioner

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – Joe Boschulte, a U.S. Virgin Islands businessperson and tourism specialist, has been nominated as Commissioner for the Department of Tourism. At a press conference Tuesday, Virgin Islands Governor Albert A. Bryan, Jr. appointed Boschulte to lead the Territory’s major economic driver. Boschulte brings to the tourism department vast experience in business […]

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Vivian Olodun of Flourish Media Shares Secrets to Success

Vivian Olodun of Flourish Media Shares Secrets to Success

MIAMI – Flourish Media Conference (FMC) is celebrating its 3rd annual women’s conference and has partnered with Magic City Center and Thriver Lifestyle to bring more partnership and funding opportunities for women of color entrepreneurs and business owners. This two-day conference on February 22-23, 2019, has grown bigger each year and continually works to close […]

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Fresco y Más donates $25,000 in food to Feeding South Florida

Fresco y Más donates $25,000 in food to Feeding South Florida

LAUDERHILL – Southeastern Grocers, Inc. (SEG), parent company of BI-LO, Fresco y Más, Harveys Supermarket and Winn-Dixie stores, together with the SEG Gives Foundation, has launched a company-wide Holiday Hunger Relief Program with dedicated partner, Feeding America®, to continue the fight against hunger. Fresco y Más presented local Feeding America partner Feeding South Florida with a […]

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North Miami Councilman Philippe Bien-Aime to Receive Community Champion Award

North Miami Councilman Philippe Bien-Aime to Receive Community Champion Award

NORTH MIAMI – North Miami’s District 3 Councilman Philippe Bien-Aime will receive the most prestigious award of the Community Health and Empowerment Network, Inc. on Saturday, December 1, at the 2nd Annual Red Dress Soiree and Fundraising Awards Gala. Bien-Aime will receive the organization’s “Community Champion Award” for his commitment to serving the community through several […]

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City of Miramar Announces new City Manager, Vernon E. Hargray

City of Miramar Announces new City Manager, Vernon E. Hargray

MIRAMAR – The City of Miramar announced the selection of Mr. Vernon E. Hargray as its next City Manager. Mr. Hargray’s 3-year contract was approved by a 3-2 vote during a regular Commission Meeting on Monday, November 5, 2018. He is an accomplished Public Administrator with over 35 years of municipal management experience. His extensive public […]

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Seven Jamaicans Receive New York’s Consul General’s Heritage Award

Seven Jamaicans Receive New York’s Consul General’s Heritage Award

NEW YORK – Seven members of the Jamaican Diaspora community in New York were on Wednesday (Oct 31) presented with the prestigious Consul General’s Heritage Award 2018 in recognition of their outstanding and dedicated services to the community. During a cultural ceremony held at the Consulate General of Jamaica offices in Manhattan, Consul General Trudy Deans […]

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Dr. Elaine Grant-Bryan Appointed Jamaica Honorary Consul to Atlanta

Dr. Elaine Grant-Bryan Appointed Jamaica Honorary Consul to Atlanta

ATLANTA – Senator Kamina Johnson Smith, Jamaica’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade announced the appointment of Dr. Elaine Grant-Bryan as Jamaica’s new Honorary Consul to Atlanta with effect from October 1, 2018. As Honorary Consul, Dr. Bryan will provide consular services to Jamaicans and persons wishing to visit Jamaica, and to promote the development […]

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Commissioner Jordan honors first African-American female president of DCMA

Commissioner Jordan honors first African-American female president of DCMA

MIAMI-DADE – Miami-Dade County Commissioner Barbara Jordan recognized the first African-American female president of the Dade County Medical Association (DCMA), Dr. Barbara Montford, on October 23 at the Board of County Commissioners meeting. “Dr. Barbara Montford is truly an inspiration.” Commissioner Jordan said. “This is a historic achievement that will open doors for many women […]

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