Stories written by Duree Ross

Boys and Girls Clubs to host annual Golf Classic, Mar. 19

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Those participating in Boys and Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade’s 45th annual Golf Classic in memory of “Bebe” Rebozo on Monday, Mar, 19, not only will enjoy an exceptional golf experience, but also raise funds for the clubs’ youth development programs. The event will take place at the Deering Bay Yacht and Country Club, 13610 Deering […]

Boys and Girls Clubs to host annual Golf Classic, Mar. 19

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Those participating in Boys and Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade’s 45th annual Golf Classic in memory of “Bebe” Rebozo on Monday, Mar, 19, not only will enjoy an exceptional golf experience, but also raise funds for the clubs’ youth development programs. The event will take place at the Deering Bay Yacht and Country Club, 13610 Deering […]

Soiree raises over $200K to feed S. Florida’s hungry

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Approximately 450 people gathered at Feeding South Florida’s (formerly Daily Bread Food Bank) “Come Together” evening event on Jan. 12 to join the fight against hunger. More than $200,000 was raised through event proceeds and sponsorships to benefit Feeding South Florida, a not-for-profit organization that feeds South Florida’s hungry in order to improve their lives. […]

Miami Science Museum receives $10M for new downtown building

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The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has committed a challenge grant of $10 million to the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science (Miami Science Museum). The support will foster science education and help strengthen Miami’s rapidly emerging downtown cultural center. Knight Foundation’s grant must be matched with an additional $20 million in […]

Community to ‘Come Together’ in fight against hunger, Jan. 12

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Members of the South Florida community are invited to join the fight against hunger and attend Feeding South Florida’s (formerly Daily Bread Food Bank) “Come Together” evening event on Jan. 12, 2012. 7-10 p.m., at The Margulies Collection at the Warehouse, 591 NW 27 St. Celebrating its 30th anniversary, Feeding South Florida is hosting the […]

Boys and Girls Clubs once again selling Christmas trees, wreaths

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By Duree Ross…. Boys and Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade once again is selling Christmas trees and wreaths this holiday season not only to spread cheer, but also to raise funds for its many programs serving 10,000 boys and girls in Miami-Dade County year-round. On Monday, Nov. 21, at 4:30 p.m., Boys and Girls Clubs of […]

Miami Science Museum to host first Miami Underwater Festival

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By Duree Ross…. Miami Science Museum will host the inaugural Miami Underwater Festival, May 27 and 28, in partnership with the Festival Mondiale de l’Image Sous-Marines (World Festival of Underwater Images) from France, and sponsored by Everest Capital. The festival will highlight a selection of prize-winning films from the 37th Festival Mondiale de l’Image Sous-Marines, […]

Barrio Latino SoMi restaurant open on Sunset Dr. in Gables

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By Duree Ross…. The acclaimed Barrio Latino restaurant in Aventura, which has been extremely successful for almost a decade, recently opened a second location on Sunset Drive in Coral Gables — Barrio Latino SoMi. The family-friendly, upscale casual — yet affordable — eatery offers delicious Latin fare incorporating savory traditional Cuban, Argentinean and Peruvian influences, […]

Month-long campaign works to restock local food banks

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By Duree Ross…. CBS4, Neighbors 4 Neighbors, Bank Atlantic and Baptist Medical Plazas have partnered with Feeding South Florida to collect non-perishable human and pet food for South Florida neighbors in need. September is National Hunger Awareness month and the campaign, “Food 4 South Florida,” runs through Oct. 1. Joining the effort are Miami-Dade County […]

Drug prevention expert to speak at Red Ribbon Week breakfast

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By Duree Ross…. Informed Families/The Florida Family Partnership and the National Family Partnership (NFP) are kicking off the nation’s oldest and largest drug prevention program, Red Ribbon Week, with a free Sept. 27 breakfast featuring speaker David K. Mineta. Mineta is the Deputy Director for Demand Reduction, Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), Executive […]

Informed Families celebrates with celebrity maitre d’ event

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The 25th anniversary of Informed Families/The Florida Family Partnership’s Annual Fundraising Dinner at Joe’s Stone Crab Restaurant was celebrated with all the elements families love most about Miami — great music, amazing food and an exclusive prize. A Tent Party on May 17 at Joe’s kickedoff the event at 6 p.m., featuring appetizers from the […]