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New York/CMM….Some 70 staff of High Schools in Western Jamaica were trained in Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and 20 schools presented with Automated External Defibrillators (AEDS) and First Aid Kits as part of Team Jamaica Bickle (TJB) “Defibrillator to Schools Program,” on Tuesday, July 16, 2019, in a Presentation and Training Ceremony held at the S Hotel located on Jimmy Cliff Blvd in Montego Bay.

Miami, FL – City of Miami Mayor Francis Suarez and City Manager Dr. Emilio T. Gonzalez announced today a gift of $50,000 to create the Eduardo J. Padrón Completion Scholarship Fund to support Miami Dade College students who are close to completing their degrees or certificate programs. The fund will be awarded to 50 students this year in time for MDC’s upcoming giving day I AM MDC Day on Friday, Sept. 6th.

Miami,– Miami Dade College (MDC) North Campus is hosting a week-long college immersion program for members of the 5000 Role Models of Excellence Program from July 15-19.  Sixth through eighth grade students from several Miami-Dade County Public Schools will participate in the program, which concludes with an awards ceremony to highlight the completion of the week. 

New York/CMM…..Twenty more Jamaican High Schools will receive Automated External Defibrillators (AEDS), and First Aid Kits from Team Jamaica Bickle (TJB) as part of its annual “Defibrillator to Schools Program,” in a presentation and training ceremony that will take place on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 (9:00am-2:00pm) at the S Hotel located on Jimmy Cliff Boulevard in Montego Bay. A second presentation is being planned for later on in the year in keeping with TJB's mission to donate a minimum of 25 units to mark its 25th anniversary.

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