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2014-04-24 23:09:02

Pediatric Emergency Standards, Inc. proudly announces the implementation of a new resuscitation system for children, The Handtevy Pediatric Box, at Miami-Dade Fire Rescue. Within 2 months of deployment the agency celebrates the successful resuscitation of a 2-year-old drowning victim who has made a full recovery after being clinically dead on scene for over 5 minutes. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Two-year-old Alejandro was found lifeless, floating in a backyard pool by his...

2014-04-23 12:22:36

Companies Team Up to Sponsor the Dade County Farm Bureau Barbecue KEY WEST, Fla., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida-based CITGO Marketer Dion Oil and CITGO Petroleum Corporation have teamed up to support South Florida farming by sponsoring the Dade County Farm Bureau's 36(th) Annual Barbecue and FUNraiser on Saturday, April 26. The event, taking place at the Farmer's Market in Florida City, will raise money to support the growth of South Florida's diverse agriculture industry...

2014-03-24 23:03:04

Results of the Miami Dade County Commission Ethics Case # K—10-023 fully cleared Valdera of all the anonymous accusations against her and determined they were unfounded. Miami, FL (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 In March of 2010, allegations against Trummell Valdera brought by anonymous employees and an ex-employee who had left Jackson Health System under dubious terminated circumstances, were published in the Miami Herald and El Nuevo Herald and fed to ebosswatch.com and a few other journals...

2014-03-11 23:01:16

Name of Branches Site to Become Trish and Dan Bell Family Branches Center Miami, FL (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 The Miami HEAT unveiled its 13th Miami HEAT Learn & Play Center today at Branches located at 11500 N.W. 12th Avenue in Miami. HEAT players Michael Beasley and Greg Oden led a host of dignitaries alongside presenting sponsor and longtime HEAT community partner Florida Blue to unveil the newly renovated reading room and computer lab. The space was outfitted with new paint, wall...

2014-03-11 12:22:00

JUNO BEACH, Fla., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Power and Light Company's sixth annual "Power to Care" week gave employees the opportunity to make a difference in the communities in which they live and work. The week-long event included 1,300 volunteers who participated in 29 volunteer projects across the state. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120301/FL62738LOGO "Power to Care" week spanned 12 counties throughout the state and included participation from all levels...

2014-03-07 23:24:50

Previously Anonymous $7-Million Donor is Disclosed and the Name of Facility to Become Trish and Dan Bell Family Branches Center Miami, FL (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Branches celebrated the official groundbreaking ceremony of its Branches Florida City building project on Wednesday, February 26th. The project is located at 129 SW 5th Avenue, Florida City. At the groundbreaking, the name of the facility was unveiled as the Trish and Dan Bell Family Branches Center – Florida City Campus. The...

2014-02-06 20:24:58

MIAMI, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Superintendent Alberto M. Carvalho announced today that Miami-Dade County Public Schools, the nation's fourth largest school district, took a giant leap towards the digital transformation of the school district and a 1:1 device initiative, launching a rollout of 100,000 HP and Lenovo Windows 8 devices by August. Beginning this spring, 13,000 elementary school students, along with 15,000 7th grade civics students and 9th grade world history students...

2014-02-06 12:30:16

MIAMI, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Hispanic Access to College Education Resources Project or ¡HACER! program coordinated by Miami Dade College (MDC) brings together 17 educational institutions, community and business organizations and policymakers to support Latino college completion. Today it announced the launching of a new website to support South Florida students and their parents as they prepare for college. The site, www.hacermiami.org, provides invaluable...

2014-01-29 12:28:02

MIAMI, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CREATION Health, a worldwide health care institution dedicated to lifestyle transformation, is hosting the first total health event on Sunday, February 2 at the Miami Airport Convention Center, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. CREATION Health Total Health 2014 is a free health fair that seeks to inspire, educate and motivate families in South Florida communities with a mindset of total health and prevention. The event expects over 5,000 attendees. (Photo:...

2014-01-28 12:20:52

MIAMI, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eastern Air Lines Group, Inc., ("Eastern") has filed an application with the United States Department of Transportation for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity. Eastern plans on commencing its Part 121 certification with the Federal Aviation Administration shortly and has retained legal counsel and consultants for this purpose. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140128/FL54089LOGO ) "We are honored to have the opportunity...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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