Laura Phillips

Fit2Play helps kids find ‘fun’ in health, fitness

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Fit2Play helps kids find ‘fun’ in health, fitnessThe Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Space Department is making fitness fun for kids (ages 6-14) and invites parents to enroll them in its “Fit2Play: Health, Wellness and Obesity Prevention” after-school program, so they can discover the “fun” in fitness and develop ...

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$200,000 grant to help fund public art along ‘The Underline’

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The Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department joins Friends of The Underline in announcing that “The Underline” project is among 38 recipients of ArtPlace America’s 2015 National Grants Program. ArtPlace, one of the nation’s largest philanthropies dedicated to creative placemaking, is investing $200,000 in Miami-Dade County to further ...

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Carol Kruse named new director of Zoo Miami

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The Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department joined Zoo Miami and the Zoological Society of Florida (ZSF) in announcing recently that Carol Kruse has been named Zoo Miami director following Eric Stephens’ retirement from Miami-Dade County. A former Zoo Miami assistant airector from 2003 to 2011, Kruse rejoins ...

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