Stories written by Stephanie Rojas

Chamber announces recipients of Military Person of the Year Award

Pictured are (l-r) Petty Officer Second Class Eric J. Ernst, Master Sergeant Francisco G. Gonzalez, Sergeat First Class Marcos Vazquez, Colonel Lettie Bien, Petty Officer Third Class Joshua Columbo, Petty Officer Second Class Dinorath Adams and Corporal Luchmy Luc.

The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce celebrated the accomplishments of outstanding local military personnel during its 25th annual Military Service Person of the Year Awards. The awards were presented on Wednesday, July 11, at the chamber’s monthly Trustee Luncheon at Jungle Island. The recipients of the 2012 Military Service Person of the Year Awards are: […]

Baptist Health graduates inaugural class of Nurse Executive Academy

Pictured are members of the first class of Nurse Executive Academy graduates.

Baptist Health South Florida graduated the inaugural class of its Nurse Executive Academy on May 14. The talent management program was launched in 2010 to reinforce Baptist Health’s goal of developing and promoting nursing leaders from within the organization. The Academy aims to mold the future of Baptist Health by creating a talented pool of […]

‘Party on the Plaza’ raises $25K for Gables Museum


The Young Associates hosted “Party on the Plaza,” their first fundraising event benefiting the Coral Gables Museum, on Friday, Dec. 2. The committee of young professionals, chaired by Cristina Mas, raised nearly $25,000 at the event, with $1,000 of the proceeds being donated to Radio Lollipop at Miami Children’s Hospital. U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Miami […]

Unique exhibits on display as museum opens, Oct. 22


By Stephanie Rojas…. The Coral Gables Museum will debut several exciting exhibits when it opens to the public on Saturday, Oct. 22. The museum building, which once served as a police and fire station for the City of Coral Gables, will house five unique exhibits, including “La Florida: Discover, Explore and Commemorate,” a one-of-a-kind exhibit […]

Museum to honor Coral Gables’ historic relationship with Spain


By Stephanie Rojas…. The Coral Gables Museum will be honoring the City of Coral Gables’ historic relationship with Spain through a series of weekend events, Oct. 21-23, that pay tribute to George Merrick’s vision for the “City Beautiful.” “The representatives from Spain were so excited to reconnect Spain to Coral Gables, where the best of […]

Museum announces last call for Founders’ contributions


For a limited time, friends and residents of the City of Coral Gables have the opportunity to support the area’s newest cultural landmark, the Coral Gables Museum. The museum currently is accepting contributions for its Founder and Cornerstone Founders’ partnerships, with donation levels starting at $1,000. The names of the Founders will be displayed in […]

Royal Wedding Watch Party at JohnMartin’s


By Stephanie Rojas…. Millions around the world will be tuning in to watch the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton live from England on Friday, Apr. 29, and the perfect place to celebrate the royal nuptials in South Florida will be at JohnMartin’s Restaurant & Irish Pub in Coral Gables. The morning festivities will […]

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