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2014-02-12 23:26:55

Debt Management Credit Counseling Corp (http://www.dmcconline.org) and Opa-locka Community Development Corporation (http://www.olcdc.org) providing Foreclosure Prevention Workshop for South Florida homeowners at St. Thomas University on February 15, 2014. Attendees will learn their options to prevent foreclosure and be provided assistance from certified housing counselors at no charge. Lighthouse Point, FL (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Debt Management Credit Counseling Corp...

2011-08-09 12:35:00

OPA-LOCKA, Fla., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Labor recently awarded a $2.6 million grant to a team of partner organizations in Miami to provide training for in-demand "green" jobs. Partners in the joint initiative include the LIUNA Training Fund (Laborer's International Union of North America), Opa-locka Community Development Corporation (OLCDC), Jamii Builders (a subsidiary of OLCDC), South Florida Workforce, and the Local Laborer's Union 1652. (Photo:...

2011-07-20 14:34:00

OPA-LOCKA, Fla., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Opa-locka Community Development Corporation (OLCDC) announced that it will receive an Our Town grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). The $250,000 grant, one of only 51 awarded nationwide, will go toward strengthening the arts in the Opa-locka community. Our Town is the NEA's latest investment in creative placemaking, through which partners from both public and private sectors come together to strategically shape the...

2009-08-10 05:00:00

OPA-LOCKA, Fla., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, August 11th at 10:00 a.m. at Miami Executive Aviation, Opa-locka Airport, 50 middle and high school students will graduate from a nine-week DISCOVER AVIATION program directed by record-setting pilot Barrington Irving and co-sponsored by Chevron and the City of Miami Parks and Recreation Department. Students will display their aviation and aerospace projects at the event, which will be attended by business, community, and political...

2009-03-26 12:00:59

Students at a high school in Plantation, Fla., better pull up their sagging pants or be prepared to get a belt, the school's assistant principal says. Plantation High School Assistant Principal Brougher Bass said Thursday is Pull Up Your Pants Day at the school and any students found with sagging pants will be presented with a complementary belt, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel said. We want our students to have the ability to express themselves, Bass said, but we want them to have dignity,...

2009-02-09 06:45:00

MIAMI, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Airport tenants petition President Obama to remove Opa-Locka Executive Airport from Miami-Dade County and to place it under an independent authority. Miami-Dade's Aviation Department manages the 1,800-acre Opa-Locka Airport and MIA. Obtained in 1961 through the federal surplus properties program it was once the busiest airport in the nation, but activity has decreased as land has been given to developers for non-aviation use at the expense of existing and...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.