Stories written by Cheryl Taylor

Dog lovers rally at Biltmore Hotel to support Pet’s Trust initiative

Dog lovers rally at Biltmore Hotel to support Pet’s Trust initiative

The Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables really went to the dogs in early March, all kinds of dogs — big ones, small ones, sleek ones, fluffy ones — all of them there to support Pets’ Trust Miami, the initiative to stop the killing at Miami-Dade Animal Services. The festivities also brought together animal lovers from […]

Pets’ Trust celebrates Animal Christmas at Biltmore Hotel

On the eve of Tuesday, Dec. 17, the Grand Ballroom of the famed Biltmore Hotel was alive with the patter of little feet, or should we say paws? More than 650 guests with their pets celebrated the holiday season by attending “Animal Christmas at the Biltmore Hotel,” benefiting the Pets’ Trust — the Miami initiative […]

Meet and mingle with baseball greats on 2012-13 MSC cruises


Baseball fans will have the opportunity of a lifetime to cruise with baseball legends representing leading teams on select 2012- 13 Caribbean sailings of MSC Poesia. Guests can interact with former Major League Baseball stars as they sail to incredible Caribbean destinations onboard MSC Poesia on several “Baseball Greats” theme cruises. This is the ninth […]

Casino night benefit raises $50K for ‘Friends Forever’ shelter


Williamson Automotive emptied its beautiful, glass-enclosed showroom earlier this month to host a benefit casino night for the Friends Forever Humane Society. Friends Forever is a no-kill organization that believes every animal deserves a forever, loving home. It is a non-profit organization funded solely by generous contributions and events such as this. All personnel are […]

Williamson Cadillac to host ‘Friends Forever’ charity casino night


By Cheryl Taylor…. Williamson Cadillac will clear its’ huge showroom and open its’ doors to guests on Saturday, Dec. 3, from 7-11 p.m., to help the less fortunate animals of our community. This down economy has affected everybody, and it has been particularly brutal to the pet population. Friends Forever Humane Society is a no-kill […]

Friends Forever Humane Society to host ‘Howl-O-Ween’ at Gardens


By Cheryl Taylor…. We all know how hard the economic crisis has hurt our lives. And we are people, capable of making decisions, asking for help and moving on. But what about the poor animals that are dropped off, left behind or just put out because families can no longer afford to take care of […]

Friends Forever Humane Society to host ‘Howl-O-Ween’ at Gardens


By Cheryl Taylor…. Friends Forever Humane Society and Pinecrest Gardens will host Howl-O-Ween, a spooktacular family fun day on Saturday, Oct. 29. It is the first time that animals will be allowed inside the gardens. You are invited to bring your pet to participate in a parade, as well as several contests, including best costume. […]

Relay for Life carnival set for April 9

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By Cheryl Taylor…. On Saturday, April 9, Evelyn Greer Park will be transformed into the beloved childhood game board Candyland. That’s right, Candyland! With all the color and excitement of the candies and characters we all grew up with. Starting at noon and lasting until 8 the following morning, the community of Pinecrest will host […]