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ARE NON-PROFIT HOSPITAL MERGERS MAKING THINGS BETTER OR WORSE?
 

In business, it is taken as Gospel that mergers are a good thing. You’ll hear phrases like “economies of scale” and “acquired efficiencies” and the obliquely vague “synergistic benefits.” It might make sense when talking about two small banks or mid-sized manufacturers. When it comes to hospitals and healthcare, it’s a different story. Take Baptist Hospital... Read More »

 
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MARY SCOTT RUSSELL NAMED DIRECTOR OF MARKETING FOR EAST RIDGE AT CUTLER BAY
 
Mary Scott Russell has been named Director of Marketing for East Ridge at Cutler Bay, a not-for-profit life plan retirement community. In making the announcement, East Ridge’s Executive Director Ken Cormier said, “It’s outstanding to have someone with Russell’s breadth of experience and depth of leadership skills join our East Ridge team. Her efforts as Director of Marketing will ensure that potential residents know how we enrich the life of each senior we serve.” From an early background in the restaurant and hospitality industry, Russell launched an impressive career in public service. She served as Commissioner, Vice-Mayor, and ultimately Mayor of City of South Miami. She chaired Informed Families South Miami Coalition and, most recently, President and CEO of ChamberSOUTH chamber of commerce. Russell has served on a wide variety of community... Read More »
 
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Kendall Mall is now officially Kendall Place. The new name was unveiled during a re-dedication ceremony that decreed Oct. 6 as “Kendall Place Day.” On-hand to help with the celebration was Y100 and a representative from Miami-Dade Commissioner Xavier Suarez’s office to present Kendall Place with the proclamation. The public was invited to celebrate and take part in the giveaways and specials, and to help thank the center’s loyal tenants, customers, and neighbors, for their business. Located at the southeast corner of Kendall Drive and SW 107th Avenue, the center has been a beacon of economic development in the community since it broke ground almost half a century ago. “For the last 47 years, Kendall Place has been an integral part of the local community,” said Jeff... Read More »

 
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COMMISSIONER MARTINEZ’S BEDTIME STORIES EVENT DRAWS LARGE CROWD
 

Miami-Dade County Commissioner Joe A. Martinez’s bedtime stories event at the West Kendall Regional Library on Oct. 17 drew a large crowd of children and families. The children dressed in pajamas and holding their favorite stuffed animal or blanket sat eagerly to hear Commissioner Martinez read a storybook in recognition of National Book Month. “This Bedtime Stories event was a great... Read More »

 
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INAUGURAL NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC ON CAMPUS PROGRAM PREMIERES AT UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI
 

The National Geographic Society on Friday launched its new National Geographic On Campus initiative to connect college students with innovative changemakers in the fields of exploration, scientific research, storytelling and education. Developed in collaboration with the University of Miami, the first rendition of the On Campus program consisted of a two-day science and storytelling event that... Read More »

 
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