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U.S. Marines from the Wounded Warrior Regiment arrive at Miami International Airport to attend Super Bowl XLIV.
Forty-four wounded U.S. Marines were invited to the most anticipated football event of the year, Super Bowl XLIV at Sun Life Stadium, this past Sunday. The Marines, part of the Wounded Warrior Regiment, who were selected to attend the game were given a hero’s welcome at Miami International Airport by Vice-Chairman Jose “Pepe” Diaz, MIA officials and the honor guards for U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the Transportation Security Administration, and the Miami-Dade Police Department. Two groups of Marines from all over the country departed from MIA to their accommodations in preparation of the big game.
ImageMiami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Alvarez, Commissioner Sally Heyman and Miami-Dade County Interim Police Director James Loftus, joined by County Manager George Burgess and Assistant County Manager Alina Hudak, announced the 2009 year-end crime statistics for unincorporated Miami-Dade County, on January 26, 2010, at the Miami-Dade County Police Department Headquarters.
L to R: (back row) Kevin Cameron, Wickie Lafortune, Monique Shide, AnnaMarie Dritto, Rocki Rockingham (middle row) Melissa McCullough, Alexandra Azor, Dawn Dosch-Betters, Linda Makhanlall (front row) David Worthington, Alicia Laszewski, Chapter Executive, American Red Cross Broward County Chapter.
The American Red Cross Broward County Chapter announced that Jarden Consumer Solutions, a leading Consumer Products Company based in Boca Raton, has presented the Chapter with $20,000 to used for various preparedness initiatives across Broward County and an additional $25,000 to be used for Haiti relief efforts. These funds were made possible through the JCS Community Fund, Jarden’s employee-funded charitable giving entity which is matched by the Company.
“Creating this sculpture, ‘The Union of the World: Monument to World Peace,’ I had a dream. I dreamed that one day the people, the countries of the world, will live in Peace. In 1886 the statue of Liberty arrived to New York and became an icon of freedom; in 2010, I bring ‘The Union of the World’ to Miami as a symbol of Peace,” stated international artist Ginés Serrán, at the unveiling in Miami of the largest sculpture of classical mythology in the World.