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Village police officers get LEO Foundation Award

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Pictured are Village officers Ivan Osores (left) and Michael Gorsline who were received the Law Enforcement Officer (LEO) Foundation award and were given commemorative plaques at the organization’s 15th annual gala on March 7. Sgt. Gorsline was commended for outstanding work in Crime Prevention/Community Policing, helping to establish 13 Neighborhood ...

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Avon awards $40K to YWCA for breast cancer prevention

Avon awards $40K to YWCA for breast cancer prevention

The Avon Breast Health Outreach Program has awarded a $40,000 one-year grant to the YWCA of Greater Miami- Dade to increase awareness of the lifesaving importance of early detection of breast cancer, prevention and risk-reduction strategies. Dr. Marc Hurlbert, executive director of the Avon Foundation for Women presented the check ...

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Commissioner debuts video highlighting Everglades trek

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Miami-Dade Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava has unveiled a video showcasing her four-day canoeing trip through Everglades National Park called Postcards from the Everglades. The commissioner was accompanied by her husband and two children, Everglades National Park acting superintendent Bob Krumenaker and Miami-Dade County EcoAdventures lead naturalist Ernie Lynk. The video ...

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Bike Walk Coral Gables honored by Florida Bicycle Association

Bike Walk Coral Gables, a non-profit organization formed in 2011, recently was named Bike Business of the Year by the Florida Bicycle Association. The award ceremony took place on Feb. 24 at the Coral Gables City Commission regular meeting. The commission also proclaimed March as “Bike305 Month” at that same ...

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Officer nabs robbery suspect, earns award

Officer nabs robbery suspect, earns award

Nabbing a robbery suspect without incident earned Miami-Dade Police Officer Gladston Lawson “Officer of the Month” honors in Kendall District after he twice chased a knife-wielding assailant near Williamson Cadillac, 7815 SW 104 St., at 11:49 a.m. on Jan. 20. Working a “hot spot” detail in the High Pines area ...

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MDC Kendall to present Artistry in Rhythm Dance Conference

Put on your dancing shoes. Miami Dade College (MDC) will present its fourth annual Artistry in Rhythm: Engaging the Community (AIR Dance Conference) in an effort to create an innovative training program for dance artists and a laboratory for choreographers. The festival will take place Mar. 26-28 at the Kendall ...

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