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2012-12-11 05:01:00

FHRPS Executive Vice President Joins Important South Florida Charity Miami, FL (PRWEB) December 10, 2012 Renowned Miami business executive Jon Hoffenberg is proud to be named to the Board of Directors for the Friends of Miami-Dade Public Library, an important charity in South Florida dedicated to promoting library excellence through special education and cultural programs. The Miami-Dade Public Library was founded in 1974 with the goal of supporting the then emerging county library system....

2012-12-10 08:23:33

MIAMI, Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Jesus Salas is honored to announce that he was chosen to serve as Principal for a Day in the Miami-Dade County school system. A professional in communications, Jesus Salas believes in investing time and energy in children and their education. "Education is a huge part of the opportunity to excel personally and professionally for kids today," said Jesus Salas. "Investing in education means investing in the economy, and helping the leaders of the...

2012-12-07 20:21:06

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Dec. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Coral Gables-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson filed a wrongful death complaint in the 11(th) Judicial Circuit Court in Miami-Dade County today on behalf of the family of Francisco Urena against Ramon Ferreiro, Miami Bus Service Corp., and Miami Bus Service II Corp. Urena, 56, was one of two passengers killed on Dec. 1, 2012 when a charter bus he was riding in en route to a church function slammed into a concrete overpass at Miami...

2012-11-14 16:26:37

MIAMI, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A lawsuit was filed in Miami-Dade County Circuit Court on behalf of Plaintiff Ferguson Enterprises, Inc. against Grupo Unidos Por El Canal, S.A., a consortium of leading construction companies. The group includes Spain's Sacyr Vallehermoso, Italy's Impregilo, Belgium's Jan de Nul and Panama's Constructora Urbana (Cusa). GUPC is based in Panama City, Panama. The consortium is best known as the main contractor responsible for the design and construction of...

2012-11-08 08:25:37

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden's state-of-the-art DiMare Science Village, covering more than 25,000 square feet and featuring The Clinton Family Conservatory featuring a splendid butterfly exhibit, the Glasshouse Cafe, Windows to the Tropics Conservatory, and the Whitman Tropical Fruit Pavilion, is scheduled to open to the public on Saturday, December 1, 2012. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121108/DC08394) "The...

2012-10-23 15:27:32

MINNETONKA, Minn., Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Communications Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: JCS - News) today announced that its JDL Technologies division, based in South Florida, has been selected as one of the partners for a project with the Miami-Dade County Public School District ("M-DCPS"), the fourth largest public school district in the United States. The Miami-Dade County Public School District serves some 345,000 students, who speak 56 different languages and represent 160 countries, and...

2012-10-10 11:21:27

MIAMI, Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In partnership with Miami-Dade County, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue, and the UM/JM Burn Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder Trauma Center, Florida Power & Light Company visited approximately 50 families in the Westchester neighborhood today to conduct free safety makeovers, evaluating potential for burns and other electrical and fire safety hazards. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120301/FL62738LOGO ) The "Safer Homes, Fewer Burns"...

2012-09-27 10:22:58

MIAMI, Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida's Riviera is gearing up for their 5(th) Annual Sunny Isles Beach Jazz Fest presented by REGALIA Limited Edition Living from Friday, Oct. 12 - Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012. Set amid the backdrop of 2 ½ miles of the Atlantic Ocean, Sunny Isles Beach will again celebrate the extraordinary sounds of jazz music throughout the weekend; produced by the City of Sunny Isles Beach and Sunny Isles Beach Tourism & Marketing Council and sponsored by...

2012-08-23 23:02:52

WMXG:OTCBB names a new member to their advisory board. Boca Raton, Florida (PRWEB) August 22, 2012 Thomas Anthony Guerriero the Chairman and CEO of WMX Group Holdings, Inc. (WMXG:OTCBB) officially names Richard Tapia to their advisory board. Guerriero said “The addition of Richard Tapia to the WMX advisory board is significant. We expect his insight and expertise in international business to make a real impact.” Mr. Richard Tapia is currently the Senior Director of First Wealth...

2012-08-20 02:25:41

MIAMI, Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Friday, Paul Crespo, candidate for the Florida Republican House of Representatives, sent a formal letter to Miami Dade County State Attorney Kathy Fernandez Rundle asking for a full and immediate investigation into irregularities in the recent absentee voting process in House District 105, specifically focused on electoral precincts in the city of Sweetwater. A copy of this letter was also sent to Broward County State Attorney Michael Satz; Collier County...