Children Enjoy Heart Healthy Valentine’s Day Event at Kendall Regional

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 Kendall Regional Medical Center again hosted its annual Valentine’s community event for children and their families on Saturday, February 8th. The goal of this annual event is to promote heart healthy living to both children and their families. Children also had the opportunity to bring their teddy bears to get a health check-up at the […]

Commissioner Souto honors Christopher Columbus High soccer team

Commissioner Souto joined Mayor Carlos Gimenez and the Board of County Commissioners in honoring the Christopher Columbus High School soccer team and its coach for their state championship win.
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The Christopher Columbus High School soccer team was honored at the March 4 County Commission meeting for winning the 2014 state championship. Miami-Dade County District 10 Commissioner Javier D. Souto, along with Mayor Carlos Gimenez and the Board of County Commissioners, presented the team and its coach a proclamation declaring March 4, 2014 as “Christopher […]

Sold-out ‘Tin Goose’ flights aid local ‘Young Eagles’

Sold-out ‘Tin Goose’ flights aid local ‘Young Eagles’

“Sell-out” crowds boarded a 1929 Ford “Tin Goose” passenger plane to enjoy nostalgic fly-overs of Miami-Dade County from Kendall-Tamiami Executive Airport, Feb. 13-16. The roar of the Eastern Aircraft trimotor engines on daily flights was a noisy benefit for the airport’s “Young Eagles,” whose members, ages 8-17, take free flights in vintage aircraft restored by […]

State Sen. Flores tells KFHA she shares Kendall’s concerns

State Sen. Flores tells KFHA she shares Kendall’s concerns

Updating her legislative agenda, State Sen. Anitere Flores offered Kendall residents an “open door to my office” during the 2014 session of the Florida Legislature that opens in Tallahassee on Mar. 4. Her invitation came during a friendly visit with District 37 constituents at a Kendall Federation of Homeowner Associations (KFHA) meeting at the Civic […]

Baptist Health South Florida unveils plans to build world-class cancer center

BHSF unveils plans to build world-class cancer center

Baptist Health South Florida recently announced it is building the new $400 million Miami Cancer Institute scheduled to break ground in July. The Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida consolidates under one roof outpatient clinical services, a dedicated cancer research facility and signature technology platforms, including the first proton therapy center in South […]

Daddy Yankee, King of Calle Ocho 2014!!

Ten years after “Barrio Fino” became the top-selling Latin urban album of all time, and the track “Gasolina” launched Reggaeton to the World, DADDY YANKEE continues to be the most influential name in Latin urban and dance music, with over 11 million albums sold, more than 30 million fans and several awards, including Urban Latin […]

Author Sam Zygner to speak about The Forgotten Marlins

Author Sam Zygner to speak about The Forgotten Marlins

  Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave. in Coral Gables, will host author Sam Zygner on Saturday, Feb. 22, at 4 p.m., in presenting his book, The Forgotten Marlins: A Tribute to the 1956-1960 Original Miami Marlins. Zygner, will be joined by the original Miami Marlins batboy, Tim Anagnost. Former Coral Gables Mayor Donald Slesnick […]

Add spice to your reading lists with events at Books & Books

Add spice to your reading lists with events at Books & Books

February is the month of love and Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave. in Coral Gables, hosts two steamy author events this month. Coral Gables author and screenwriter Shelly Gitlow (co-writer of the film Boynton Beach Club) makes her fiction debut with Dispatches From Paradise, a novel written in the spirit of Sex and the […]

United HomeCare breaks ground on senior complex

Architectural Rendering of “The Residences” assisted living facility in West Kendall

County and state officials put a stamp of approval on United HomeCare’s “The Residences” during a Jan. 24 ceremonial groundbreaking for West Kendall’s new senior complex. Even as the four-story structure was christened officially by attending VIPs, construction crews raised cinderblocks above a first floor level at the SW 158th Avenue site. Only a few […]

Fowler White Burnett joins together to make a difference in our community

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Fowler White Burnett attorneys joined together to help build a home for a family in the Habitat Landings Community of South Miami Heights as part of the 2014 Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami Blitz Build on February 8, 2014. The Blitz Build is an accelerated construction event in which more than 1,500 volunteers work […]

Seventh Day Adventists to get additional building

Seventh Day Adventists to get additional building

Development is cleared to begin on a new two-story building on SW 117th Avenue in Kendall to serve the rapidly increasing membership of congregations within the Seventh Day Adventist Inter- American Division (IAD). A unanimous affirming vote by Community Council 12 during a county zoning hearing on Jan. 7 provided initial approval to add a […]

Cosford Theatre to host viewing of Travis: A Soldier’s Story film

Cosford Theatre to host viewing of Travis: A Soldier’s Story film

Travis Mills, a soldier serving in the U.S. Army’s 82nd Airborne Division on his third tour in Afghanistan, lost parts of both arms and legs when he stepped on an improvised explosive device on Apr. 10, 2012. Miraculously he overcame insurmountable odds during a twoyear recovery battle documented in a film to be shown on […]

WWII bombers fly in for Wings Over Miami Museum event

WWII bombers fly in for Wings Over Miami Museum event

Two planes that played an important role in the American effort during World War II, a B-17 and a B-24, were flown in and put on display for walk through tours at the Wings Over Miami Air Museum, Feb. 5-7. The aircraft, part of a “living history” fleet of planes that are maintained and operated […]

State Sen. Flores to address issues during KFHA meeting

State Sen. Flores to address issues during KFHA meeting

State Sen. Anitere Flores, whose District 38 includes West Kendall, will brief residents on major issues likely to receive attention during the upcoming legislative session during a Kendall Federation of Homeowner Associations meeting on Feb. 20. Open to the public, the event begins at 7 p.m. at Kendall Village Center Civic Pavilion, 8625 SW 124 […]


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