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CAR DEALERSHIP RECOGNIZED FOR ‘DRIVEN TO PREVENT CHILD ABUSE’ PARTNERSHIP
 
Lauren’s Kids Founder and CEO Lauren Book recently recognized Bill Ussery Motors Group president Greg Barnes and Mercedes-Benz of Coral Gables (MBCG) for their “Driven to Prevent Child Abuse” partnership earlier this year in honor of National Child Abuse Prevention Month and National Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Through this partnership, Mercedes-Benz of Coral Gables has placed the Lauren’s Kids specialty plate “Love... Read More »
 
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RESTORE VOTING RIGHTS TO PEOPLE WHO HAVE SERVED THEIR DEBTS TO SOCIETY
 
It’s time we do something about Florida’s outdated and discriminatory policies that prevent former felons from being able to participate in civil society. Right now, an estimated 6.1 million adults in the U.S. are unable to vote due to past felony convictions, according to the Sentencing Project. And the state with the highest number of disenfranchised voters? You guessed it: Florida.Roughly 2.5 percent of the country’s adult population is disenfranchised due to past felony convictions, according... Read More »
 
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ST. THOMAS SCHOOL TAKES HOME 'THE GOLD' FROM AREA SPELLING BEE
 

It was an exciting November morning at the Coral Gables Women’s Club where 25 scholastic teams and their supporters packed the building for a spelling showdown. Schools from all over the region participated in the 10th annual Independent Schools of South Florida (ISSF) Spelling Bee, a highly competitive event for fifth grade students from Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade and Monroe counties. Following hours of “edge of your seat” competition... Read More »

 
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PROPOSAL TO PROVIDE HOTEL WORKERS WITH PANIC BUTTONS
 

We need to make sure that all women are safe in the workplace. 58 percent of all hotel workers are sexually harassed or abused each year. Let's stop that by arming hotel employees with panic buttons that can alert hotel security or the police at the first sign of sexual harassment or abuse... Find Out More »

 
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MIAMI ARTIST BERNARD ZYSCOVICH REFERENCES MIAMI’S VIBRANCY TO CREATE MIAMI MEDAL FOR 2018
 
Dynamic medal ribbon designs that hold innovative bling are hallmarks of The Miami Marathon and Half Marathon. And in 2018, a new design by award-winning Miami architect Bernard Zyscovich will accompany the most innovative Miami medal yet. Zyscovich called upon Miami’s vibrancy as a city to creatively design the ribbon that will be given to every finisher in the January 28 race as well as the Tropical 5K on Saturday January 27 and the Kids Run... Read More »
 
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MARIA GARCIA NAMED PRESIDENT-ELECT OF CUBAN AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
 
The law firm of Zumpano Patricios & Winker PA (ZP&W) has announced that Income Partner Maria D. Garcia has been elected president-elect of the Cuban American Bar Association (CABA). Her term as president will begin on Jan. 1, 2019. CABA is a non-profit voluntary bar association founded in 1974 by lawyers of Cuban descent. CABA’s members include judges, lawyers and law students of all backgrounds interested in issues affecting the Cuban community, as well as broader legal... Read More »
 
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JUNIOR ORANGE BOWL PRESENTS THE HENRY O. LANGSTON AWARD TO 16 SCHOLAR ATHLETES
 

The Junior Orange Bowl presented the Henry O. Langston Scholar Athlete Award at the 2017 FHSAA Football Championship games at Camping World Stadium in Orlando from December 7-9. The student from each participating team with the highest GPA was honored at mid-field before the start of each Championship game. Junior Orange Bowl representatives; President Michelle... Read More »

 
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