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    Sunday, February 19, 2017
    Q: Tell us a bit about yourself. Have you always lived in Miami? I was born and raised near the coast in Massachusetts. The sea has always been an important part of my life. Given that my parents always owned restaurants, going into hospitality and travel was a natural extension of those things. Ending up in a hospitality career in the cruise industry has been a serendipitous result of my ...read more
    Categories: LGBT News, Community
    Wednesday, December 14, 2016
    Q: Tell us a bit about yourself. Have you always lived in Miami? A: I grew up in Seattle, and moved to South Florida nearly 20 years ago, so I guess I can call myself a Florida “native” at this point. I received a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from Washington State University, and was very involved in student activities and the campus community there. In 1998 I ...read more
    Categories: Community, Health and Wellness
    Friday, December 09, 2016
    Super-Welterweight World Champion Set To Defend WBA Title On Friday January 13, 2017 Miami, FL / December 2, 2016 – Erislandy “The American Dream” Lara drew a huge crowd to Hialeah Park when he defeated Jan Zaveck at the iconic South Florida venue in November of 2015. The Cuban-born world champion figures to be a big box office attraction once again when he defends his World ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, December 07, 2016
    By: Bethany Rundell Resolving to lose weight in the New Year? Many look to “gimmicks” that have helped other people effectively lose weight in a short amount of time. But quick fixes, especially when it comes to nutrition, aren’t always best, according to experts. Registered dietitian Cathy Clark-Reyes, of Baptist Health Primary Care, shares the top five myths that she most ...read more
    Categories: Community, Health and Wellness
    Sunday, October 02, 2016
    Q: Please tell us a bit about yourself A: My father was in the Navy and growing up around the ocean I developed a love and passion for the sea and its inhabitants. My interest in the ocean led me to attend the University of Miami to study Marine Biology. After I received my undergraduate degree, I was fortunate enough to obtain a position working at Miami Seaquarium. I started out scrubbing pools ...read more
    Categories: Attractions, Community
    Sunday, October 02, 2016
    The Department of Homeland Security has published a new rule which broadens the relief for immigrants who are subject to the three and ten year bars. Now the applicants can file waivers if their parents or spouse are LAWFUL PERMANENT RESIDENTS, before, it was only for those whose parents or spouses were US citizens. It also expands this rule regardless of their immigrant visa classification. The ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, LGBT News
    Sunday, July 17, 2016
    At parties people I meet often say that they will call me when they have enough money to make it worthwhile to have a will. In fact, everybody needs an estate plan, whether or not it is done with a lawyer. Here are the components of an estate plan: Health Care Directive and Appointment of Health Care Surrogate These are the documents that appoint a person to make decisions regarding your health ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Fun Facts, Education
    Sunday, June 12, 2016
    Which is not the same as why we watch movies. We watch movies because we are interested in the story it wants to tell and how it is being told. But why we GO to movies is a different answer. We GO to movies because of PEOPLE. Even someone going to the movies by themselves is going there to watch it with people: to laugh with them, cry with them, jump in their seats with them, take in the whole ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community, LGBT News
    Sunday, June 12, 2016
    Q: Please tell us a bit about yourself (where you are from, personal background). A: I grew up in Central Illinois and then attended Miami University in Ohio where I majored in business with a minor in fashion merchandising. After graduating, I moved to Chicago where I worked in retail management at Neiman Marcus and then as a talent agent at a modeling agency. I lived in Chicago for six years ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community, LGBT News
    Sunday, May 08, 2016
    Networking for professional connections is a little like Dorothy trying to find her way home in the Wizard of Oz – all you have to do is look down and realize that the solution was right there with you all along. The best way to network and get your foot in the door of a company is to deepen and strengthen the connections you already have. These might be friends, former co-workers, college ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
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