Stories written by Eloise E. Rodriguez

Trick or Treat? Helpful Tips for Being Allergy Aware this Halloween

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This year, make Halloween a treat not a trick. Candy and food at school parties are only half of the Halloween hurdle for parents when keeping allergic children safe while trick-or-treating. The scary part of Halloween should not be the food or candy. If your child has food allergies here are some precautions that Florida […]

COMMUNITY HABILITATION CENTER (CHC), TO HOST “LEGENDS LAS VEGAS” AT ANNUAL FUNDRAISING FASHION SHOW ON SATURDAY, SEPT. 21st, 11:30 a.m.

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 Community Habilitation Center (CHC) will host its annual CHC Fashion Show to help raise funds for the organization with a “Legends Las Vegas” theme. The models will be the individuals who attend CHC, all who have developmental disabilities. This fun and high-energy event will also feature an art gallery showcasing the paintings, ceramics and photography […]

Join Thousands of Families on Saturday, August 24th at The Children’s Trust FREE Family Expo

The Children’s Trust 2013 Family Expo, will host its seventh annual, FREE, all-day festival to provide parents with direct access to educational, health and social services, in a fun and festive atmosphere on Saturday, August 24th, 2013, from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.  Already the largest free event of its kind in our community, with […]

Miami Heart Gallery photo shoot spotlights area’s foster children

Miami Heart Gallery photo shoot spotlights area’s foster children

The Children’s Trust Miami Heart Gallery hosted a photo shoot on Monday, June 24. Nearly 20 foster children were photographed by a team of award-winning professional photographers who volunteered their time to take portraits of the children around Coconut Grove. The Heart Gallery is a Web-based exhibit featuring children who are available for adoption from […]

THE CHILDREN’S TRUST MIAMI HEART GALLERY PHOTO-SHOOT IN COCONUT GROVE WAS A PICTURE-PERFECT SUCCESS FOR CHILDREN IN NEED OF FOREVER FAMILIES

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The Children’s Trust Miami Heart Gallery hosted a photo shoot on Monday June 24th. Nearly 20 foster children were photographed by a team of award-winning professional photographers who volunteered their time to take portraits of the children around Coconut Grove. The Heart Gallery is a web-based exhibit featuring children who are available for adoption from […]

Law Firm of Rasco Klock Perez & Nieto Names Miguel Lara Partner

The Coral Gables based Law Firm of Rasco Klock Perez & Nieto P.L., (RKPN) recently announced the promotion of attorney Miguel Lara partner. Mr. Lara is a part of the firm’s litigation team and has been with RKPN for the past six years. “We are very proud of Miguel’s professional growth and know he will […]

June is Pet Adoption Month

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June is the official National Pet Adoption Month. There are so many animals in local shelters that need a loving home. If you are allergic to pets, but have always wanted to adopt one, let Florida Center For Allergy & Asthma Care help you find a solution. A pet allergy, like any other allergy, is […]

Youth Fair’s Tadpole the Clown visits patients at Holtz Children’s Hospital

The Youth Fair’s favorite clown, Tadpole, recently visited Holtz Children’s Hospital, bringing smiles and laughter to dozens of pediatric patients and their families. Tadpole also gave stuffed animals to the kids, including transplant, dialyses and ICU patients. “The entire Youth Fair family is delighted to have had Tadpole visit the youngsters at Holtz Children’s Hospital, […]

LOS RANCHOS STEAKHOUSE OPENS IN WESTLAND MALL

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On Thursday, April 25th, Los Ranchos Steakhouse, a pillar in our community and restaurant landmark, celebrates the opening of its newest location in Hialeah’s Westland Mall. Special guests have been invited to join Los Ranchos from 6 to 8 p.m. for a ribbon cutting ceremony by the Honorable Mayor of the City of Hialeah, Mr. […]

93-Year-Old Ms. Sudie Grow Retires After Working at The Youth Fair for 38 Years

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The 62nd Miami-Dade County Fair & Exposition has come to an end after eighteen days filled with fun, rides and entertainment. Many fair-goers will be back next year, but for Ms. Sudie Grow this year marks her last Youth Fair. Ms. Grow has decided to retire after working at The Youth Fair for the past […]

Dozens of Pediatric Patients at Holtz Children’s Hospital Get a Surprise Visit from The Youth Fair’s Own Tadpole the Clown

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The Youth Fair’s favorite clown, Tadpole, recently visited Holtz Children’s Hospital, bringing smiles and laughter to dozens of pediatric patients and their families. Tadpole also gave stuffed animals to the kids, including transplant, dialyses and ICU patients. “The entire Youth Fair family is delighted to have had Tadpole visit the youngsters at Holtz Children’s Hospital, […]

Youth Fair announces more special offers for South Florida Community

Youth Fair announces more special offers for South Florida Community

Now in its 62nd year, The Miami-Dade County Youth Fair & Exposition is offering fairgoers more deals and ways to save than ever, making it even more accessible to everyone in the South Florida. Taking place Mar. 14-31, the Youth Fair is also announcing this year’s entertainment lineup. Free entertainment is included with the price […]

The Youth Fair Announces 3 NEW RIDES

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Now in its 62nd year, The Miami-Dade County Youth Fair & Exposition is thrilled to announce they are adding three new Amusement Park rides. That means fair goers can experience 100 thrilling rides this year. The 3 NEW rides include: • Speed It’s fast and furious! This new ride hurls people 130 feet high and […]

The Miami-Dade County Youth Fair & Exposition Receives Numerous Awards of International Recognition

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The Miami-Dade County Youth Fair & Exposition has received a second place Agricultural Award of Excellence from the International Association of Fairs and Expositions (IAFE) headquartered in Springfield, MO, as well as three Awards of Distinction for Competitive Exhibits in diverse categories. One award was received for the overall agricultural program offered to the non-agricultural […]

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