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From Left, Dr. Susan Baker, Chief of Staff, and Manny Linares, Chief Executive Officer of North Shore Medical Center, with potential life-saving medication to treat 10-year old Haitian boy diagnosed with Guillan Barre Syndrome.
Thanks to a collaborative effort between Saint Louis University Hospital and North Shore Medical Center- two Tenet Healthcare Corporation hospitals- a 10-year-old girl in Haiti has received potentially life-saving medication after being diagnosed with Guillan Barre Syndrome.
Opening "Manatee Crossing" at Port Everglades are, from left: Port Everglades Director Phillip C. Allen; Broward County Commissioner Stacy Ritter; Port Everglades employees who won a contest to name the bridge Marcy Whitaker, Natacha Yacinthe, and Susan Wright; "Manny the Manatee," and Broward County Public Works Director Tom Hutka.
Cargo trucks will be able to move within Port Everglades faster and more conveniently with the opening of a new bridge that connects areas that were previously separated by a canal and two security checkpoints.
Pictured from left to right: Bill Johnson, Director, Port of Miami; Ysela Llort, Assistant County Manager, Miami-Dade County; Jose Abreu, Director, Miami-Dade Aviation Department; Stephanie Kopelousos, Secretary, Florida Department of Transportation; Christopher Miles, Regional Special Assistant, State of Florida Governor Charlie Crist; Jane Garvey, Miami Access Tunnel; Representative Carlos Lopez Cantera, State of Florida, District 113; George M. Burgess, County Manager, Miami-Dade County; Joe Aiello, Miami Access Tunnel; Honorable Dorrin D. Rolle, District 2 Commissioner and Chairman of Airport and Seaport Committee, Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners; Gus Pego, Secretary, Florida Department of Transportation, District 6; Honorable Carlos Alvarez, Mayor, Miami-Dade County; Honorable Jose “Pepe” Diaz, Vice Chairman, Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners; and Johnny Martinez, Assistant City Manager, City of Miami.
Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Alvarez, along with elected County officials and staff, state legislators and representatives from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), City of Miami, Miami Access Tunnel consortium, and business and community leaders, participated in the official groundbreaking of the Port of Miami Tunnel project on Watson Island.
L-R) Lloyd Boggio, Principal, Carlisle Development Group; Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Alvarez; Miami-Dade County Commissioner Audrey M. Edmonson, City of Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado; City of Miami Commissioners Richard Dunn and Francis Suarez; Matthew S. Greer, President, Carlisle Development Group.
Commissioner Audrey M. Edmonson participated in the groundbreaking of Metro Apartments, a new affordable housing development in Overtown. Commissioner Edmonson joined officials from Miami-Dade County, the City of Miami, and Carlisle Development Group at the ceremony, located on the development’s future site: 1000 NW 1st Avenue.