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    Thursday, November 09, 2017
    The holidays are upon us, and that means family, fun, and gatherings. For some, this season brings more than just jolly and cheer, it can actually cause stress and depression. Dr. Victoria Bustamante Avellaneda is a clinical psychologist at Jackson Behavioral Health Hospital, and she has answered key questions to help you, or someone you know, understand the holiday blues.   To read Dr. ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Education, Community, Health and Wellness
    Monday, October 30, 2017
    Q: Please share with us a bit of your personal background. A:I was born and raised in Denmark. I grew up wanting to explore and travel the world so I left Denmark in 1996 to embark on USA, Nicaragua and London. I first spent 10 years in USA (Miami and LA) where after I was six months in Nicaragua, and finally moved to London where I spent 10 years. Work offered me an opportunity again in United ...read more
    Categories: Announcement, Chamber, Community
    Thursday, October 19, 2017
    It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, but we at Jackson Health System want to remind you to always keep your breast health in mind. Know what’s normal for you, and don’t hesitate to ask for help from a healthcare professional if something doesn’t feel right. The earlier any cancer is found, the better the chances are for a full recovery, making it imperative for women to receive ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Health and Wellness
    Monday, October 16, 2017
    Ballet Flamenco La Rosa is a professional Flamenco company, based in Miami, Florida and made up of dancers and musicians from Spain, Latin America and the U.S. The company offers a wide range of pure flamenco programs, as well as cutting-edge fusion works, collaborations, and dramatic Flamenco Ballets. In addition to its concert season, Ballet Flamenco La Rosa offers performances year round for ...read more
    Categories: Attractions, Community
    Friday, October 13, 2017
    Tropical courtyard garden apartment! 2 blocks from the beach! Close to Library, Bass Museum, Collins Avenue.  Short walking distance to Lincoln Road & SOBE.  Serviced by SOBE local bus, Miami Beach Trolley,  MDC bus routes, express routes to Aventura Mall, Haulover Beach & Airport.ONE-BEDROOM First floor; one bedroom/one bath (650 sq. ft.) Walk in closet Alcove Porcelain tile living area, ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, October 05, 2017
    Palette, published by the Miami Herald Media Company, is South Florida's leading lifestyle magazine for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. Distributed bimonthly to three counties, Palette features the latest on home décor, style, travel, health, entertainment and special events. Your ad in Palette speaks to an affluent market with $8.7 billion in purchasing power. Reserve your ...read more
    Categories: Community, Announcement
    Friday, September 29, 2017
    Live in luxury at Flamingo South Beach apartment homes! Experience the Miami lifestyle with modern interiors and resort-style amenities including 2 swimming pools with a sand beach and tiki bar, a 15,000 sq. ft. athletic club, panoramic views, and steps away from Biscayne Bay.   We offer flexible lease terms and have different pricing options available so you can choose what works best for you. ...read more
    Categories: Announcement, Community
    Friday, September 29, 2017
    The Guardian ad Litem Program is always looking for volunteers! We train and empower community members, from all walks of life, to speak up for the best interests of our community's most vulnerable population: child victims of abuse, abandonment and neglect. Volunteers work alongside a Child Advocacy Manager, a Child's Best Interest Attorney and other dedicated staff. Training is provided and ...read more
    Categories: Announcement, Human Interest, Community
    Friday, September 29, 2017
    Help is just a phone call away Satori Waters & LakeHaven Recovery Centers   Are you using alcohol or drugs every day to make it through each day?Are you experiencing legal problems and in many instances these legal problems are a result of alcohol or drug abuse?Have you experienced problems with interpersonal relationships?Have you tried to cut down on your use of alcohol or drugs and have been ...read more
    Categories: Announcement, Health and Wellness, Community
    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 followed the sun ...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 Boxing Association ...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 often encounters ...read more
    Categories: Community, Health and Wellness
    Sunday, October 02, 2016
    Q: Please tell us a bit about yourselfA:  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 ...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 ...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 ...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
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