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This year, Fontainebleau Miami Beach is offering guests traveling to Miami for the city’s largest culinary celebration a fully immersive room package available throughout the star-studded, five-day destination event. Guests of the legendary beachfront resort can complement their festival weekend with a number of exclusive perks, including complimentary room upgrades, breakfast for two and an autographed cookbook by critically-acclaimed restaurateur and one of Fontainebleau’s marquee Read More »

 
 
 
 
HCA EAST FLORIDA NAMES BRANDON HAUSHALTER CEO OF KENDALL REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
 

HCA East Florida has announced that Brandon Haushalter will serve as the Chief Executive Officer of Kendall Regional Medical Center. Haushalter replaces Scott Cihak who was promoted to HCA’s TriStar Centennial Medical Center, in Nashville, Tennessee. “Brandon brings strong experience as a hospital CEO and demonstrated track record of organizational performance,” said Read More »

 
 
LOCAL WRITER MAKES AMAZON’S “HOT NEW BOOK LIST”
 

Miami sailor Glenn Patron’s life as a long distance sailor, beach bum, entrepreneur, stand-up comedian, and family man makes  for a rich  stimulating, humorous and educational story for all generations. Step aboard and experience white knuckle passages through ocean reefs,  stand-up comedy surrounded by nude models and dealing with his midnight sinking sailboat in the North Atlantic. “The Accidental Captain reads like a Woody Allen book sung by Jimmy Buffet” Buy at www.theaccidentalcaptain.com or Amazon.com A portion of all sales shall be donated to the "Ocean Conservancy" for the cleaning of our oceans for future generations. Check it Out »

 
 
CHAMBERSOUTH GETS SCHOOLED ON FEATURES OF UHEALTH’S LENNAR FOUNDATION MEDICAL CENTER
 

Members of ChamberSOUTH got schooled at the University of Miami Newman Alumni Center Jan. 11 by UHealth’s Chief Administrative Officer Ben Riestra with details of the new Lennar Foundation Medical Center that just opened on campus. Nearly 70 new and prospective members gathered for the special presentation, part of the chamber’s ongoing series of Networking & New Member Read More »

 
 
 
 
GRASS RIVER PROPERTY PROMOTES TWO IN MANAGEMENT POSITIONS AT LOCAL MALLS
 

Grass River Management, a division of Grass River Property, a real estate development, finance, investment and management firm based in Coconut Grove, has announced the promotion of Vicki Baisden to senior general manager and Alex Schreer to vice president of marketing. Baisden, whose management experience in the South Florida market extends more than two decades, joined the firm in 2015 as general manager of the Shops at Sunset Place. In her new role as senior general manager, she will oversee day-to-day operations at the property, including training and recruiting employees, managing the vendor bidding process, supervising all manners of tenant relationships, completing annual budgets and planning capital improvements. Having also Read More »

 
 
JACKSON HEALTH FOUNDATION CELEBRATES 25TH BIRTHDAY WITH A CHARITY BASH TO RAISE FUNDS FOR A GOOD CAUSE
 

Jackson Health Foundation, the fundraising arm of Jackson Health System, is turning 25. For 25 years, the Foundation has assisted the health system in their efforts to meet the medical needs of every member of our community, ensuring that everyone receives the highest standard of care regardless of their ability to pay. Jackson has earned international recognition for the quality of its medical care, and offers patients access to breakthrough treatments while serving as the “go-to” source for the most complex, most expert care in the region. However, delivering this type of care comes at a price. The 25th Birthday Read More »

 
 
COMMUNITY MOURNS UNEXPECTED PASSING OF PASTOR RODNEY JAMES
 

The South Miami community suffered a great loss when Pastor Rodney James died unexpectedly last month. He was truly a beacon of hope and inspiration for so many people here. As pastor of Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church of South Miami and as president of the city’s Concerned Clergy & Citizen’s Coalition, he worked so very hard at taking care of those who wanted or needed his help. A big man by any measure, his calm demeanor put so many at ease. His preaching style allowed for his message to Read More »

 
 
 
 
YOUNG PERFORMER AIMING FOR STARDOM IN HOLLYWOOD
 

Passionate about dancing since preschool, Georgina Paez is on a fast-track to stardom, heading to Hollywood this month with a select group of graduates of the iSTAR project, a Miami-based program with an unbeatable formula for finding and developing young talent. As she takes her training to the next level in Los Angeles, the 10-year-old Kendall resident, who also acts and sings, admits she is motivated by the success of such young and rising stars as Ariana Grande, Taylor Swift and Demi Lovato. But her true source of inspiration is striking — and bittersweet. “Of course, my mom is my biggest inspiration, because she always gives me so much support,” Paez said. “But next to her is Jose Fernandez because he Read More »

 
 
THE IMPACT HE HAS ON PLAYERS FUELS HIS PASSION FOR COACHING
 

The extraordinary education and family atmosphere is what keeps Earl Sims coaching football at Gulliver Preparatory School. But it is his purpose and the lives he impacts that fuel his passion to believe in every individual. Gulliver Prep is a community of people from diverse backgrounds and has many programs for the individual student to further their education. “Our foundation at Gulliver starts with faith,” Sims said. “We do not impose religion, but we teach the players to have faith in everything they do on the field and off.” The 11-year coaching veteran’s experience as a head coach also has prepared him for fatherhood over the past couple of years.“Many values and lessons I have taught my players I now use as a father of my 2-year-old daughter Read More »

 
 
CORAL GABLES HOSPITAL APPOINTS NEW CHIEF OF STAFF, DR. JUAN FERNANDEZ
 

Dr. Juan A. Fernandez, nephrologist on the medical staff of Coral Gables Hospital, joins the hospital’s leadership team as the chief of staff. Dr. Fernandez was elected by the hospital’s medical staff and will serve a two-year term. As chief of staff, Dr. Fernandez will lead the hospital’s medical staff of over 300 physicians and will serve as a member of the hospital’s board of directors. Dr. Fernandez will serve as a liaison between the hospital’s administrative staff and its medical staff members. He also will play a key role in making continuous quality improvements, as well as provide medical staff input for all major expansion and renovation projects. “Dr. Fernandez was selected by his peers because of his commitment to Coral Gables Hospital,” Read More »

 
 
 
 
Students Push Storytelling Boundaries Using Virtual Reality
 

As news media becomes increasingly digital-first, and technology continues to evolve, journalists continue to look for new and engaging ways to push the boundaries of Read More »

 
 
FCB Names Michael Caserta Treasury Management Sales Officer At Its Weston Corporate Office
 
Florida Community Bank Financial Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: FCB), is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Caserta as a Treasury Management Sales Officer at FCB’s Read More »
 
 
Miami Job Corps Center Director awarded Female Public Servant of the Year 2016
 
The Minority Chamber of Commerce (MCC) held its 16th Annual Minority Leadership Awards Gala to recognize and reward those individuals who have exhibited leadership as Read More »