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SOUTH DADE COMMUNITY MEETING WITH MIAMI-DADE CHIEF RESILIENCE OFFICER
 
Resilient Greater Miami & The Beaches (Resilient GM&B), in collaboration with The Economic Development Council (EDC) of South Dade, hosted Miami-Dade County Chief Resilience Officer (CRO) Jim Murley as the keynote speaker at the monthly ‘More to Explore Working Group’ meeting Thursday, June 22. The event took place at the Palmetto Bay Village Hall.​ Murley and Resilient GM&B sought input from meeting participants and local residents regarding South Dade’s top resilience Read More »
 
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UNITED HOMECARE HONORS SERVICE WITH ANNUAL CLAUDE PEPPER AWARDS
 

United HomeCare (UHC), a leader and pioneer in the provision of home and community-based home care in South Florida, presented its annual Claude Pepper Awards dinner on May 11 at Jungle Island. More than 300 community leaders, healthcare professionals, and dignitaries gathered in honor of the 2017 Claude Pepper Award recipients. The signature gala, now in its 23rd year, pays tribute to the legacy of The Hon. Claude Pepper for his advocacy on behalf of the elderly and disabled, and honors exceptional individuals and organizations from the private and public sector who exemplify the spirit and ideals of Read More »

 
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SEEKING TRAFFIC SOLUTIONS ON WHICH MOST RESIDENTS CAN AGREE
 

I cannot tell you how many meetings I have attended in these last few years in my past position of vice mayor regarding transit. This topic seems to be on everyone’s mind due to the huge volume of cars in our once quiet neighborhoods. I often wished that I had a solution to this problem and perhaps I do. I notice that DOT Read More »

 
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TWO PALMER TRINITY GRADUATES HONORED AT SILVER KNIGHT AWARDS
 
Palmer Trinity School has announced that two of its recent graduates were honored at the Miami Herald’s Silver Knight awards this year. Delaney Reynolds received a Silver Knight (Miami-Dade County) in the category of social science. She was awarded a medallion and Silver Knight statue, as well as $2,000 and 25,000 miles from American Airlines. Reynolds founded the nonprofit Sink or Swim Project which educates the community about rising sea levels and climate change. Michael Eschmann was given an honorable mention in the category of vocational technical.​ Read More »
 
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RESIDENTS BRAVE THE RAIN TO ATTEND HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS WORKSHOP
 

Palmetto Bay’s Hurricane Preparedness Workshop on Saturdayl June 3l attracted residents despite rainy weather. Taking place at Village Hall from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the event originally was intended to be set up in the plaza outside but intermittent showers brought the tables for information providers into the lobby of the building. Leaflets and booklets about keeping pets safe, operating generators Read More »

 
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