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BANK OF AMERICA CHARITABLE FOUNDATION GIVES $1 MILLION TO LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS
 

The Bank of America Charitable Foundation recently announced that 77 nonprofits in South Florida have collectively been awarded more than $1 million in grants as part of the bank’s largest grant period of the year.The funds support organizations that address critical issues including hunger, homelessness, and poverty as well as advance pathways to overcome those issues through workforce development Read More »

 
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GYM SOURCE ANNOUNCES NEW STORE IN MIAMI!
 

New Showroom Perfect Place to Explore Innovative Fitness Equipment. Gym Source, America’s leading retailer of premium residential and commercial fitness equipment, announces the grand opening of a new showroom at Southwest 94 Street and South Dixie Highway. “The innovative showroom is designed to give clients the opportunity to experience many varieties of fitness equipment up-close-and-personal, even using the equipment for a ‘test workout’ in order to determine if it is a good fit,” says James Vaughn, store manager. Read More »

 
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DR. KAPLAN OF NEW SPORTS MEDICINE INSTITUTE AT UM’S LENNAR CENTER TO ADDRESS CHAMBERSOUTH MEMBERSHIP
 

The University of Miami Health System Sports Medicine Institute brought all of its advanced specialists – including Lee Kaplan, M.D., Chief of Sports Medicine – to the Lennar Foundation Medical Center when it opened late last year. UM athletes, weekend warriors, professional athletes, and everyone else with an injury are now being seen in the spectacular new center on UM’s Coral Gables Read More »

 
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UM SPORTS HALL OF FAME ELECTS NEW OFFICERS FOR COMING YEAR
 

The University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame (UMSHoF) on May 2 elected new officers to serve for the upcoming year. UMSHoF golf member Tracy Kerdyk becomes the second female to hold the position of president of the UM Sports Hall of Fame, following UMSHoF tennis member Jodi Appelbaum Steinbauer who served Read More »

 
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HISTORICAL MARKER TO BE DEDICATED AT OLD GABLES RIDING ACADEMY SITE
 

Did you know that back in the 1930s there was a horse riding academy complete with a stable and a show ring that brought the beauty of horses to Downtown Coral Gables? The City of Coral Gables and the Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables are joining efforts to unveil the Coral Gables Riding Academy & Show Ring historical marker on the 65th anniversary of its closing. The free event takes place on Tuesday, June 6, 11 a.m., at 2320 Salzedo St., in front of Ruth Chris Steakhouse. Read More »

 
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ALUMNI PUB CRAWL TO BENEFIT FIU GRAD STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS
 

 The Florida International University (FIU) Young Alumni Council (YAC) will host the third annual Young Alumni Pub Crawl benefiting FIU Graduate Student Scholarships. Spend Saturday, June 17, 3-6 p.m., enjoying the best bars in Mary Brickell Village with fellow alumni while supporting a great cause. Each day that passes is another opportunity for FIU and FIU alumni to shine. As you may know Read More »

 
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RABBI JONATHAN FISCH NAMED A CHAPLAIN WITH CORAL GABLES POLICE DEPARTMENT
 

Temple Judea’s Rabbi Jonathan Fisch has been named a chaplain of the City of Coral Gables Police Department. His responsibilities include presiding over Police Department swearing in ceremonies and memorial services (of all faiths) and attending fundraising events. Fisch, dressed in full uniform and badge, was installed as a chaplain by Coral Gables Police Chief Edward J. Hudak Jr. during a Friday night service at Temple Judea in April. “In just two short years, Rabbi Jonathan Fisch has immersed himself into all aspects of community building in a variety Read More »

 
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MIAMI DOCTOR PIONEERS INNOVATIVE STEM CELL THERAPIES FOR PARKINSON’S DISEASE, SPINAL STENOSIS AND DEGENERATIVE EYE DISORDERS
 

 Alimorad Farshchian, M.D., founder and medical director of The Center for Regenerative Medicine, founded in 1999, has developed innovative, safe and effective stem cell treatments for Parkinson’s Disease, spinal stenosis and other physical ailments, such as back and knee problems. More recently, he has developed stem cell-derived eye drops that have successfully treated a range Read More »

 
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Student Spotlight – Starr Horton
 

Art is important to Coral Gables High senior Starr Horton. It’s so important that he has spent countless hours watching tutorials on YouTube on various aspects of drawing and Read More »

 
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Student Spotlight – Hannah Cordes
 

Swimming is the defining feature of Coral Gables High senior Hannah Cordes’ high school career. “I swim the 200 individual medley and 500 freestyle,” she said. Read More »

 
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Student Spotlight – Ari Alcalay
 

Coral Gables High senior Ari Alcalay is a Big Brother through the Big Brothers/Big Sisters program. Alcalay started as a Big Brother his sophomore year and visits his Little Read More »

 
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