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VI AT AVENTURA AND ALTERNATIVE HOME HEALTH CARE HOST TAMARA JAMES
 
It was a slam- dunk success for networking when Vi at Aventura and Alternative Home Health Care teamed up to host an Aventura Marketing Council/Chamber of Commerce Chairman’s Roundtable luncheon featuring Tamara James, current Mayor of Dania Beach and former WNBA champion athlete. AMC Chair Gary Pyott of Association 1st joined by Renee Garvin, Executive Director of Vi at Aventura, and Beth Halprin, Director of Clinical Services... Read More »
 
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IT’S TIME TO CLEAN HOUSE IN TALLAHASSEE
 
There was a time when men and women of substance went off to Tallahassee to debate great issues and resolve immense problems. At a time when the state was held firmly in the grip of racists, good men like LeRoy Collins stepped forward. In his run for the governor’s seat back in 1956, Collins beat Charley Johns, a man who made a big name for himself working hard to ferret out so-called Communists, gays, and those sympathetic to voting rights for Black citizens from Florida government. Collins was subsequently reelected in 1956. In an era where governor... Read More »
 
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CHILDREN EXPERIENCE ART THROUGH AVENTURA MALL’S ANNUAL SMART GALLERY
 
From Thursday, April 12 to Saturday, April 14, Aventura Mall will present its 2nd annual smART Gallery, a free pop-up exhibition geared to children and families. The unique gallery will feature art from dozens of local artists, all on display at children’s eye-level to maximize their experience. The event will also include interactive arts and crafts activities for ages 12 and under... Read More »
 
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ACES STUDENTS SHINE AT CADENA SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP INITIATIVE CONTEST
 
ACES recently participated in the Cadena Social Entrepreneurship Initiative Contest, which is a way for students to showcase innovative ideas that focused on strategies for emergency aid to vulnerable communities worldwide.  Of the 87 projects submitted to the Cadena group this year, only 11 were selected to compete. Of those selected, three were ACES students and one of those projects was the overall 3rd place winner... Read More »
 
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SOUTH FLORIDA LEGEND RABBI
 
Shabbat, April 20-21, marks the 16th yohrtzeit of South Florida Legend, the beloved Rabbi Dovid Bryn zt”l, founder of Chabad Chayil & the California Club Shul. Mostly known for his unending acts of kindness and genuine love for every human being, he is truly missed by all who knew him. Some rabbis are known for their gigantic shuls and temples, but Rabbi Bryn had a much bigger Shul, one not bound by walls. His shul was in the flea markets, soccer fields of the JCC & in people’s homes. His Sundayafternoon would be spent in a teen-agers living room with a pair of Teffillin and a group of friends. His Shul was in the community’s hearts. Rabbi Bryn was a Chabad rabbi and emissary... Read More »
 
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JOE DIMAGGIO CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL INSTALLS SUNSHADES AT DRIFTWOOD ELEMENTARY
 
Twenty-five years ago, Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital opened its doors to the community bearing the name of one of baseball’s most legendary players, Joe DiMaggio. Since, the hospital has been offering a comprehensive scope of healthcare services and programs in a child-friendly atmosphere, while also integrating... Read More »
 
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AVENTURA COMMISSION AND POLICE DEPT. SUPPORT SCHOOLS
 
On March 15th, the Aventura City Commission voted in favor of providing Aventura Police Dept. Services to Aventura Waterways K – 8 Center for the remainder of this school year. The request for services was from concerned parents, students and administrators who are fighting for increased school and student safety. The Parkland tragedy has greatly affected all communities, and the City of Aventura is committed to working closely with their... Read More »
 
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