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2012-01-16 13:07:00

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla., Jan. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Steven M. Mariano, Chairman & CEO of Patriot National Insurance Group, today announced the launch of the Patriot Health Initiative, a program which will provide Nova Southeastern University's College of Dental Medicine with up to $450,000 of funding to support its efforts to provide dental programming targeting underserved populations of Greater Fort Lauderdale. (Photo:...

2012-01-12 10:00:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Although the holidays are over, the celebration continues with Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment (A&E) District's Jan. 16-20 "Cultural Cheer Trivia Week" Contest. Anyone can participate in the contest and say goodbye to the post-holiday and winter blues, simply by answering daily trivia questions about Riverwalk A&E District partners. Those who answer correctly will have a chance to win a wonderful cultural experience in sun-soaked...

2012-01-09 12:00:00

MIAMI, Jan. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For the first time in its 13-year history, Dade Medical College has been recognized by the South Florida Business Journal as one of the market's top colleges and universities. Ranked 14th by fall 2011 enrollment, the list places Dade Medical among well-known institutions like Miami Dade College, Florida International University, Broward College and the University of Miami. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120109/CG31365) "We are...

2012-01-09 05:40:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that its retail new vehicle unit sales in December 2011, as reported to the applicable automotive manufacturers, totaled 24,342, an increase of 11% as compared to December 2010. Retail new vehicle unit sales for AutoNation's operating segments were as follows: 7,609 for Domestic, up 17% versus December 2010, 11,621 for Import, flat versus December 2010,...

2012-01-04 08:45:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that it will release its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2011 on Thursday, January 26, 2012. Mike Jackson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Mike Maroone, President and Chief Operating Officer, and Mike Short, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will discuss these results and other information...

2011-12-22 13:03:00

Kim L. Picazio of Fort Lauderdale, FL has been honored by American Registry in its selection of America's Most Honored Professionals. FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. , Dec. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing Kim L. Picazio's receipt of the highly selective, professional recognition award, America's Most Honored Professionals. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111222/DC26854 ) To qualify as a Most Honored Professional, honorees must be publicly recognized for professional...

2011-12-13 06:45:00

NSU's Pathway Scholars Program will provide scholarships and internships for disadvantaged students FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN) and Marti and Wayne Huizenga recently pledged significant founding gifts to create Pathway Scholars, a new community-focused scholarship program at Nova Southeastern University's (NSU) H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship (HSBE). The Pathway Scholars program will benefit...

2011-12-09 06:30:00

LAUDERDALE-BY-THE-SEA, Fla., Dec. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Calvin, Giordano & Associates (CGA) has been contracted by the Town of Lauderdale-By-The-Sea to provide full turnkey code compliance services. The recent contract is yet another public sector endorsement of CGA's Governmental Services Department, which is providing cities and counties throughout the Southeastern United States with viable outsource service options to solve both fiscal and operational challenges. Starting in...

2011-12-08 09:22:00

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla., Dec. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nova Southeastern University (NSU) professor Barry Barnes, Ph.D. recently published a new book titled "Everything I Know About Business I Learned from the Grateful Dead" that he says will teach you everything you need to know about business in the 21st century. Barnes' book examines how traditional approaches to business haven't led to the outcomes most businesses expected - particularly in today's dicey economic climate -...

2011-12-05 06:10:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today launched its redesigned corporate web site for investor relations at http://investors.autonation.com. The redesigned site offers enhanced functionality and new features: Videos featuring recent interviews of AutoNation's CEO Mike Jackson, the company's product and service innovations and extensive community outreach Streamlined site navigation, facilitating more...