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Four South Florida Jamaican Alumni form an unprecedented partnership for the 3-day True Blue Event, April 16-18th, 2010 The St. Andrew Old Girls' Association Florida Inc., The Convent of Mercy Academy "Alpha" Association, Inc., The St. George's College Old Boys Association of Florida, Inc. and The Jamaica College Old Boys Association of Florida, Inc have formed an unprecedented partnership to showcase the 3-day True Blue/Ziadie cup event April 16th -18th 2010. This joint effort, between these four organizations, is a first in South Florida amongst the Jamaican Alumni Association community.
Eighty applicants vying for the position of president at Florida Memorial University might learn of their standing in the national search sooner than expected. “The Presidential Search Committee plans to narrow down the list of candidates within the next thirty days,” confirmed local attorney JoLinda Herring, Esq., chair of the Search Committee and member of the Florida Memorial University Board of Trustees. “All of the applicants have excellent reputations and are leaders in the academic community,” she continued.

Two scholarships are being offered to students in South Florida and in Jamaica, by the Jamaica Ex-Police Association of South Florida (JEPA), as part of its annual scholarship award program.

Applications are now being accepted by the Association. The deadline for submission is March 31, 2010.

Brian Neal, director of instrumental studies and professor of trumpet instruction at Miami Dade College Kendall Campus
Miami Dade College’s (MDC) music department at Kendall Campus is brimming with talent these days. Recently, Miami native and music wunderkind Brian Neal joined the college as director of instrumental studies, professor of trumpet instruction, and conductor of the campus’ Wind Symphony. Neal and his Wind Symphony student musicians will perform at a free concert on Saturday, March 13, 2010, at the McCarthy Auditorium on the Kendall Campus. In addition to the Wind Symphony, Neal will be a featured soloist at the event along with MDC music department chairperson, Rodester Brandon.