FYI

The City of Miramar and WSVN-7 present its Annual Career Fair Wednesday, May 21st, 2014 from 10 am – 2 pm at the Miramar Cultural Center & Arts Park located at 2400 Civic Center Place (on Red Road, north of Miramar Parkway).

The event will be co-sponsored by CareerSource Broward and hosted by Commissioner Alexandra P. Davis. Companies present include Wal-Mart, WSVN-TV Channel 7, Career Source Broward, Coca-Cola Refreshments, Memorial Healthcare System, Comcast, Carnival Cruise Lines, Memorial Plan–Dade Memorial Park, Space Coast Credit Union, Calvin Klein Warehouse, Miami VA Healthcare System (Veterans Outreach Program), Waste Pro, Aero Turbine, US Gas & Electric, Miami Jewish Health Systems, City of Miramar, and a host of many more!

United for Care, the main organization advocating for the approval of Florida Amendment 2 allowing for the medical use of marijuana in the state, expressed its approval of the House of Representatives’ passage of a bill that, if signed by Governor Rick Scott, would legalize a strain of marijuana that has proven effective at reducing convulsions in patients suffering from intractable epilepsy.  

The strain is high in a non-euphoric compound called Cannabidiol, or CBD, and is low in THC, the main psychoactive compound in marijuana.

Miami-Dade County Commissioner Jean Monestime, District 2, is inviting the community to “Savor the Experience” of Haitian culture, art, music and food by participating in the County’s 14th annual celebration of Haitian Heritage Cultural Month.

“Haitian Heritage Cultural Month is a wonderful opportunity for residents of every nationality and background to come and experience the richness of Haitian culture,” said Commissioner Monestime, the first Haitian-American elected to the County Commission. “I encourage everyone to take part in this celebration of all the contributions the Haitian community has made to Miami-Dade County and the world.”

dog 216 Dogs And Cats Found Forever Loving Homes

On Saturday, April 19, 2014, a total of 216 dogs and cats found loving forever homes during the 2014 Mega Pet Adoption event in Tropical Park. The pet adoption event is a collaborative effort of Miami-Dade County Animal Services, The Humane Society of Greater Miami, and The Cat Network.

Pet adopters were able to choose from hundreds of adorable pets as they enjoyed a fun and festive atmosphere that included live performances and even an Easter egg hunt.

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