The Falls recently received recognition from Chamber South with a Business Excellence Award for the “Best Corporate Citizen.” This award was given to The Falls in the 1 to 24-employee category.
“We are honored to be the recipients of this prestigious award which speaks to our longstanding commitment to the local community,” said Julie Goldman, mall manager of The Falls for the past 14 years. “We look forward to continuing to serve South Miami-Dade for many years to come.”
The Falls was honored with this award after years of providing support to community groups and charities. The shopping center presents unique annual signature events, which has established them as a sound community partner.
The Miracle on 136th Street Holiday Parade has kicked off the holiday season for the past 17 years and gathers more than 20,000 attendees that include local school band and Girl Scout troop participants, among others.
The Falls also hosted a dine-around event for nine years, which benefited the Children’s Home Society and the United Way, and continues to host a holiday concert series that features local nonprofit groups, schools and churches. Additionally, Fridays at The Falls, a free concert series, has been a favorite among locals for the past 14 years with live music, every Friday night featuring local musicians.
And, most recently, The Falls created and hosted The Falls Strut your Stuff for Cancer for two years, which recognized both cancer survivors and their caregivers and raised much-needed funds for three local cancer support organizations.
Lastly, for the past decade, The Falls has presented the Back-to-School Splash, a favorite back-to-school event, presented by in partnership with South Florida Parenting magazine that features products and services that are a benefit to local families.
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