Amid continued economic hardship, it is especially important that individuals and families are made aware of resources that can help them weather the ongoing crisis. Accordingly, on January 29th, the ChildrenÃƒÆ’Ã†â€™Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¢ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…Â¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¬ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…Â¾Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¢s Services Council of Broward County (CSC) launched the 2010 Prosperity Campaign, in conjunction with similar efforts promoting the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) nationwide. The launch took place at the CSC building in Lauderhill and included a Community Resource Fair.
Commissioner Katy Sorenson welcomed the newest affordable housing development in her district with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday, January 29, 2010. Sunrise Commons Apartments, a 106-unit development, is located at 26600 SW 146 Court in Naranja.
Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado today greeted the ambulance drivers at City Hall to thank them for driving the refurbished emergency units from Chicago to Miami in response to Haiti relief efforts. The three Fire Department ambulances were donated by the City of Chicago.
Twelve-year old David Goodwyn, a student at Redland Middle school, is now a local celebrity at his school and in his neighborhood of Florida City. When most of his friends are busy playing video games or riding their bikes, Goodwyn spends his time changing his fatherÃƒÆ’Ã†â€™Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¢ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…Â¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¬ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…Â¾Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¢s 1983 Mercedes Benz car fuel system. Goodwyn has successfully altered his fatherÃƒÆ’Ã†â€™Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¢ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…Â¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¬ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…Â¾Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¢s fuel system allowing the car to operate on vegetable oil instead of the traditional diesel fuel.