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ImageBy being counted in the 2010 Census you are standing up for what your community's needs are. That's why census takers are so important. A census taker is a person from your community who is hired by the Census Bureau to make sure that your neighborhood gets represented as accurately as possible. The census taker's primary responsibility is to collect census information from residences that have not sent back their 2010 Census form.

ImageOn Thursday, February 18th, Commissioner presented a resolution designating February 24th as "International Day of the Cuban Exile." Commissioner Sosa also honored the memory of fellow Cubans and Brothers to the Rescue pilots, Armando Alejandre Jr., Mario de la Peña, Carlos Costa and Pablo Morales who were assassinated by the Castro regime. Members of Cuban exile groups joined the Commissioner in her presentation; amongst those who attended the presentation were Ambassador Armando Valladares, Emilio Izquierdo of UMPA and Georgina Chirino of the Federation of Electrical Plants.

Billy the Marlin gives a thumbs up while helping Commissioner Audrey M. Edmonson plant trees at Duarte Park in Allapattah on February 12, 2010.
Commissioner Audrey M. Edmonson flexed her green thumb along with members of the Florida Marlins and Hands on Miami at Juan Pablo Duarte Park in Allapattah on Friday, February 12, 2010. With players, officials, and Billy the Marlin helping out, Commissioner Edmonson planted several trees at the park to beautify the area.
Cheryl Little
On Tuesday, February 23, 2010 at its 6th annual celebration for Black History Month, delancyhill P.A., in collaboration with Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, Bilmor Advertising, Circle of One Marketing and the law firm of SquiresBenson will host a reception in honor of attorney Cheryl Little for her unwavering advocacy on behalf of Haitian refugees and other immigrants from the African Diaspora. The reception will host clients, firm partners and community leaders from 6:30 PM -8:30 PM at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens located at 10901 Old Cutler Road Coral Gables, Florida 33156. The celebration will feature the music of jazz steel pianist Leon Foster Thomas.