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READ30 CAMPAIGN ENCOURAGES FAMILIES TO READ TOGETHER FOR 30 MINUTES EACH DAY
 

The Children’s Trust (TCT) is challenging South Florida families to work together to help close the gap of summer reading loss by announcing the launch of #Read30, a social media campaign asking South Florida parents and caregivers to read with their children for 30 minutes each day this summer. Extending from June through August, the initiative is an extension of TCT’s Read... Read More »

 
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CHAIRMAN ESTEBAN BOVO, JR. HONORS WORLD WAR II VETERAN JAMES LOUIS WEIR
 
Miami-Dade County Commission Chairman Esteban Bovo, Jr. honored World War II veteran James Louis Weir, 93, during the June 5 County Commission meeting. Mr. Weir was drafted into the Navy in 1943 at the age of 18. On June 6, 1944, Mr. Weir and thousands of other United States and allied troops stormed the beaches... Read More »
 
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ICY CHILL CAN BE BETTER THAN A PILL FOR THERAPY
 

That icy chill can be better than a pill for treating bumps, bangs and achy places. If you are swollen, sore or maybe feeling the strain, ice can be nice. But, like most things, too much of a good thing can be, well, not good. “Whenever you’re in pain your nerves are going to be very active and they’re going to be sending signals to that injured part, whether it be a muscle or a joint,” said Dr. Stephen Henry of the University of Miami Sports Medicine Institute. “The whole concept of using ice is that it creates what we call analgesia,” he said. “So it reduces the metabolic activity in the muscle and it slows down the ability of the nerves to conduct pain signals.” In that way, ice is like a powerful aspirin that you rub on the outside of your body instead... Read More »

 
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CORAL GABLES HOSPITAL’S CEREAL DRIVE COLLECTS 51,078 SERVINGS OF CEREAL
 
Coral Gables Hospital is pleased to announce that it donated 51,078 servings of cereal during the hospital’s annual Healthy Over Hungry Cereal Drive and collected $9,813.00 to donate to Feeding South Florida. Feeding South Florida® is a member of the Feeding America® network of food banks and the leading domestic hunger-relief organization serving Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade, and Monroe Counties. “I am so grateful for the support of the staff... Read More »
 
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GIRALDA PLACE CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING IN DOWNTOWN CORAL GABLES WITH SOIREE
 

​Giralda Place — Downtown Coral Gables’ newest, mixed-use project, combining 33 residences, ground-floor retail and office space — celebrated its grand opening on May 23. The event marked a momentous occasion as the luxury development completes its residential offerings in the thriving epicenter of “The City Beautiful.” More than 200 tastemakers, Giralda Place buyers, city officials... Read More »

 
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MIAMI DADE COLLEGE TO OPEN SATURDAYS FOR FALL SEMESTER REGISTRATION STARTING AUG. 4
 

Miami Dade College (MDC) will extend information center hours and offer on-site registration on Saturdays, from 8 a.m. to noon, beginning Saturday, Aug. 4, until Sept. 8. Students will be able to meet with advisors, register for classes, explore financial aid options, and pay tuition... Read More »

 
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STATE REPRESENTATIVE JAVIER FERNANDEZ ANNOUNCES OFFICIAL OPENING OF DISTRICT 114 OFFICE
 
I am pleased to announce the official opening of District 114 office. Please pass by and meet my staff. We are here and ready to assist you.
District Office Address: 5542 S.W. 8th Street, Coral Gables, Florida 33134
Office Phone:   (305) 442-6825
Member/Staff E-mails:   Maria.Lombard@myfloridahouse.gov; Peter.Campbell@myfloridahouse.gov; Javier.Fernandez@myfloridahouse.gov
 
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