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Commissioner Barbara J. Jordan (second from right) honors Louis Maxwell, Jr. for saving U.N. employees from a Taliban attack in Afghanistan.
Louis Maxwell, Jr., a resident of the City of Miami Gardens, was honored on May 24 for his role in staving off a terrorist attack against United Nations employees in Afghanistan last year. Commissioner Barbara J. Jordan, along with Miami Gardens Mayor Shirley Gibson, dedicated a portion of NW 37th Avenue from NW 199th Street to County Line Road as “Louis Maxwell, Jr. Street.”
ImageFor those who may be undecided about whether to open the door for the census enumerator and fill out their 2010 census form, Phyllis C. Hope, School Board of Broward County Board member representing District 6, encourages residents to consider how census data helps fund public school education.
City of Doral elected officials, employees, volunteers and donors prepare to load the last container full of supplies bound for the island of Haiti as part of the Doral Earthquake Relief effort.
After four months of collecting food, water, clothing and medical supplies for the Haiti Earthquake Relief effort, the City of Doral and the Doral Rotary Club will pack and ship off the sixth and final container to the neighboring island on May 21, 2010.
The Miami-Dade Consumer Services Department, in collaboration with the Hialeah Police Department, conducted a joint investigation on May 20, 2010 to identify unlicensed movers, locksmiths and mobile mechanics in the interest of public safety and fair business practices.
An investigation by the Miami-Dade Consumer Services Department and the Hialeah Police Department on May 20, 2010 uncovered 14 unlicensed businesses operating as movers, locksmiths and mobile mechanics. Consumer Services Department enforcement officers issued 17 citations.