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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...

2014-01-23 23:03:57

Event at Wolfson Campus of Miami Dade College shines a light on the successful textbook buyback company. (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 TextbookDollars.com, a leading online business dedicated to buying back textbooks from college students, held a large event at the Wolfson Campus of Miami Dade College. The event was named “Giving Back to Future Leaders” and attracted a large number of students who learned about the benefits of doing business with TextbookDollars.com. Additionally, the...

2013-12-26 23:02:28

Miami Security Company, Bryant Security, increases school patrolling over holiday break, so kids and school property can stay safe this holiday season. Ft. Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 Local schools in the Miami-Dade area report an increase in theft during the holiday season break. Empty schools attract thieves with their own Holiday wish list, consisting of computers, flat screens, smart boards and even furniture. Local Miami security company Bryant Security is putting a...

2013-12-23 23:00:50

Miami Security Company, Bryant Security Corporation increases holiday crime awareness by issuing holiday safety tips for families to keep in mind. ft. Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 ‘Tis the season to be, robbed? Not necessarily, according to Bryant Security, a Miami security company that’s keeping their clients and communities safe this holiday season, despite an anticipated spike in crime. According to Hialeah Police, this holiday season has already seen a spike in...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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