Stories written by Eloise E. Rodriguez

Miami-Dade County Fair & Expo earns international recognition

Miami-Dade County Fair & Expo earns international recognition

The Miami-Dade County 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 fairgoing […]

CBT COLLEGE OPENS NEW BRANCH IN MIAMI GARDENS

Grand Opening Ceremony of CBT College in Miami Gardens, where numerous elected officials attended.

For more than 25 years, The College of Business & Technology (CBT College) has offered accredited academic and career training throughout South Florida. Founded in 1988, by Fernando and Gladys Llerena, CBT College continues to expand into new communities helping those in Miami-Dade to pursue an education. With five campuses already in Miami, Hialeah, Cutler […]

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

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 […]

The Children’s Trust marks 10 years of helping kids, families

The Children’s Trust marks its 10th anniversary by looking back on the impact it has made on the lives of children and families across Miami-Dade County. “Thanks to the tenacity of my predecessor and founding board chair David Lawrence Jr., voters in our community voted in 2002 to tax themselves for children and then reaffirmed […]

Franchise Expo South to Drive New Business Opportunities for Entrepreneurs at Miami Beach Convention Center Jan. 11-13, 2013

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Entrepreneurs, start your engines!  For the first time this year, the seventh annual Franchise Expo South will present the latest opportunities from a growing number of mobile franchise businesses, along with hundreds of industry-leading franchise concepts.  From Jan. 11-13, 2013, thousands of prospective franchisees are invited from across South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean to gather at the Miami […]

Join Thousands of Families Saturday, September 15th at The Children’s Trust FREE Family Expo

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 The Children’s Trust invites South Florida families to enjoy the 6th Annual FREE Family Expo from 10 AM to 6 PM on Sat., September 15th, 2012, at the Miami- Dade County Fair & Exposition, located at 10901 Coral Way (SW 24th Street) in Miami. The all-day festival provides parents with direct access to important resources […]

Miami-Dade County Registered Voters will be Allowed to Vote in November Election Whether They Support a Countywide Fund Expected to Save 20,000 Dogs and Cats Every Year

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez with Pet’s Trust Miami Mascot Pepe Sal, named after Commissioner’s Jose “Pepe” Diaz and Sally Heyman.

Today marked a significant day for animal supporters throughout Miami-Dade County and especially for the Pets’ Trust Miami. The 13-member Miami-Dade County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a resolution allowing a non-binding ballot question in the general election in Miami- Dade County on November 6th. Registered voters will have the opportunity to decide whether they […]

The Children’s Trust sponsoring annual youth talent search

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By Eloise E. Rodriguez…. Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre — together with presenting sponsor, The Children’s Trust — has announced the second annual launch of “Young Talent Big Dreams,” the most widespread local youth talent contest in Miami-Dade County. Children, ages 8-17, will compete for prizes ranging from performing arts scholarships and cash awards […]

Musical Hairspray continues until Nov. 13 at Actors’ Playhouse

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By Eloise E. Rodriguez…. Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre — together with presenting sponsor, The Children’s Trust — has announced the second annual launch of “Young Talent Big Dreams,” the most widespread local youth talent contest in Miami- Dade County. Children, ages 8-17, will compete for prizes ranging from performing arts scholarships and cash […]

Saks hosts Victoria Christian during Femfessional’s event

Pictured (l-r) are Jessica Passman, Victoria Christian, Violette Sproul, Yeleny Suarez, Eloise E. Rodriguez and Patricia Vila.

By Eloise E. Rodriguez…. Dadeland Mall’s Saks Fifth Avenue hosted Femfessionals’ Exclusive Members Only Event on Friday, Oct. 15, featuring Victoria Christian, brand ambassador and the daughter of Clive Christian, creator of the world’s most expensive perfume. Femfessionals sipped champagne and enjoyed hors d’oeuvres sponsored by Saks while Christian spoke of the fragrance’s rich history […]

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