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2017 was an unprecedented year for the American Red Cross. We responded to six major disasters in only 60 days; we provided support for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria and Nate; and responded to the Las Vegas shooting and the California wildfires.  In South Florida, the 2017 hurricane season was one of the most active we’ve ever had as we suffered the strike of Hurricane Irma.  As the 2018 season approaches, we want to ensure that everyone in our community is prepared and informed. Here are a few easy tips to get you on your way to being Red Cross Ready!

Orlando, FL—Damon H. Dandridge has been named Management Director for the “Negro Spiritual” Scholarship Foundation effective July 1, 2018.

MIAMI-DADE – The South Florida Regional Transportation Authority (SFRTA) governing board on June 22 unanimously elected Miami-Dade County Commission Chairman Esteban Bovo, Jr. as the new Chair of the SFRTA.

FORT LAUDERDALE The First ever Bahamas Flag Day Parade in South Florida, will highlight a myriad of activities being planned by the local Bahamian community to celebrate the country’s 45th Anniversary of Independence, July 10th.

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