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HAPPY FATHER’S DAY — THE DAY WE ALLOW OUR DADS TO DO WHAT THEY REALLY WANT TO DO YET NEVER HAVE TIME TO DO IT
 

Happy Father’s Day! Yesterday was the day we allow our dads to do what they really want to do (and never have the time to do): rest, relax, and allow the kids to wait on him. Let’s not make light of recognizing the contributions of dads, though. Being a father is an extremely important responsibility – anyone can father a child, but it takes a very special man to actually be a father. You can barely throw a baseball Read More »

 
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EXPRESSWAY ACCESS BRINGS ECONOMIC GROWTH AND INCREASED ACCESS FOR ALL
 

Historically, transportation projects that improve accessibility to commercial and industrial areas improve the ability of businesses to provide goods and services. In fact, the notion that a coordinated system of roadways is of prime significance for commercial purposes can be traced back to the greatest systematic road builders of the ancient world, the Romans. They were very conscious of the clear advantages of a good road system. Now, thousands of years later, we still see the vital role streets and Read More »

 
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MIAMI’S LASTING ROMANCE WITH THE BMW 3 SERIES.
 
Miami BMW enthusiasts will tell you the brand has long been a South Florida icon. The racing heritage of the 2002, the engaging performance and presence of BMW M models and the uncompromising efficiency of the BMW i8 and i3 have all established a lasting impression on Miami’s roads and highways through the years, but it Read More »
 
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AMERICA’S TOP FITNESS EQUIPMENT DISTRIBUTOR OPENS JUST BLOCKS FROM DADELAND
 

With so many different fitness solutions available, it can be confusing trying to decide the right equipment for your workouts. Don’t worry – we can help. We polled our Gym Source equipment experts to learn the most important questions you should ask to determine the best fitness equipment for your home gym. Read More »

 
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DR. RIVERA EMBODIES PIONEERING SPIRIT AS FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH ADMINISTRATOR
 

Dr. Lillian Rivera is the Florida Department of Health’s Administrator for Miami-Dade County, overseeing all the public health programs that keep residents and visitors alike safe from disease. (See more on Florida Department of Health.) Among her many achievements, Dr. Rivera is the first female, first Hispanic, and first nurse to lead a county health department in the State of Florida. The same firsts apply to her tenure as Deputy State Health Officer with the Florida Department of Health in Tallahassee. Her previous responsibilities included supervision of 67 Read More »

 
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MIAMI BEACH TO HOST 85TH ANNUAL UNITED STATES CONFERENCE OF MAYORS
 

Miami Beach will welcome the US Conference of Mayors (USCM) June 23-26, a highly anticipated gathering of mayors from around the country. Miami Beach previously hosted USCM in 1962 and is thrilled to have the conference return to the city to welcome mayors from Read More »

 
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DORAL AND MILLENNIA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY PARTNER TO DEVELOP NEW PARK
 

MAU Park is the newest park coming to Doral as part of the new Police Substation project, thanks to a public-private partnership between the City and Millennia Atlantic University, that was unanimously approved by the City Council at the May 10 Council Meeting. The process to bring this agreement to fruition began during the construction of the police substation, when the university approached the City about partnering to develop the nearby Read More »

 
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SMILE AND SWIM: SOUTH MIAMI DENTAL HEALTH AND POOL EVENT
 
Nothing puts a smile on a child’s face like a dip in a pool on a hot summer day, and a perfect smile starts with proper dental care. FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine Green Family Foundation NeighborhoodHELP™ South Miami has combined the two by organizing Read More »
 
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BADIA NAMED FINALIST FOR GREATER MIAMI CHAMBER HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL HERO AWARD
 

Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce recently presented its annual Health Care Heroes Awards, recognizing the collective actions of the individuals, institutions, and programs that have made an extraordinary impact in the South Florida healthcare community and whose acts of heroism represent a display of dedication to excellence in their area of expertise beyond the scope of their profession. One of the honored individuals at the May Read More »

 
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STEM CELLS SCORE A PERFECT GAME
 

Recently, I experienced one of those days that made me feel very proud about the use of stem cells. It would have been accurately described as “a perfect game,” just like my friend, stem cell patient and famous baseball player Tony “Tany” Perez, often would say. Of the 12 patients I examined yesterday (six weeks after the implantation of their stem cells and as required by our protocol), all of them responded extremely positively to their treatments Read More »

 
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CORAL GABLES HOSPITAL’S HEALTHY OVER HUNGRY® CEREAL DRIVE COLLECTED 2,525 SERVINGS OF CEREAL
 

Coral Gables Hospital is pleased to announce that it donated 2,525 servings of cereal and collected $9,729.80 for Feeding South Florida, a  member of the Feeding America network during its Healthy Over Hungry® Cereal Drive, which ran from June 2-9, 2017. “I am so grateful for the support of the staff and the community. The donations we collected during our ‘Healthy Over Hungry® Cereal Drive’ will help provide local children and adults struggling with  Read More »

 
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Miami-Dade School Board recognizes Youth Crime Watch contest winners
 
As proposed by board member Mari Tere Rojas, the Miami-Dade Coumnty School Board recognized the 2017 Youth Crime Watch of Miami-Dade County (YCWMDC) Read More »
 
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William H. ‘Bill’ Kerdyk Jr. named to county’s Charter Review Task Force
 
William H. ‘Bill’ Kerdyk Jr., president and CEO of Kerdyk Real Estate, has been appointed by Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez to the county’s Charter Review Read More »
 
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Town has Truck and Career Day at Whispering Pines Elementary
 
It was the second time this year that the town’s Public Works Department staff conducted such an event, the first being at Cutler Ridge Elementary School. Presentations were Read More »
 
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