Activities for the Jamaica 50th Anniversary of Independance to be staged in the South Florida community. Regarding the deadlines for timely submissions, we ask that you continue to share the information with friends, families and acquantances, and also invite your participation in this effort.
Caribbean Airlines is pleased to announce that starting May 1st, an additional daily service between Kingston and Fort Lauderdale will be added to the airline's core schedule. The additional service will bring the number of departures out of Kingston to three times daily. Caribbean Airlines will be positioned as the first early departure from Kingston and Fort Lauderdale. These daily services between Kingston and Fort Lauderdale are also complemented by the airline's core schedule of three daily return flights out of Montego Bay.
ONE NIGHT ONLY! JIMMY CLIFF INTERNATIONAL REGGAE ICON Grammy® Award winner, recent Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, and one of the greatest artists ever to emerge from the island of Jamaica RETURNS TO MIAMI FOR THE FIRST TIME IN NEARLY 20 YEARS! Live in concert, performing his greatest hits plus new tunes from his latest album October 15, 2010 at 8 p.m. Tickets $30 - $65 John S. and James L. Knight Concert Hall
Intended Results Incorporated will host a dinner and dance cultural event in commemoration of Jamaica’s 50th Anniversary Independence. The event will be held under the theme “Brand Jamaica: Looking ahead to the next 50 years” on Saturday, July 7th, 2012 at the Grande Ballroom, Sunrise Event Center and will include a keynote address by the Honorable Lisa Hanna, Minister of Youth and Culture in Jamaica. According to the Executive Director/Project Organizer, Ellagene Smith, “this cultural celebratory moment will give South Floridians of Jamaican descent, our Caribbean and United States friends an opportunity to relive and experience all the nostalgia and pride of our homeland Jamaica. Patrons can expect an evening filled with a fabulous cultural entertainment package that will showcase the very best of what brand Jamaica has to offer to the world. It is part of our participation in joining in the many activities that will be formed to mark the celebrations of Jamaica’s 50th Anniversary Celebrations activities”.
Miami-Dade Community Action and Human Services Department (CAHSD) is currently seeking program sites for the County’s 2012 Summer Food Service Program. Applications are being accepted for consideration from organizations who wish to become a Summer Food Service Program site. The Summer Food Service Program will operate from Monday, June 11, 2012 through Friday, August 10, 2012.   The program provides nutritionally balanced lunches and snacks to needy children regardless of race, color, creed, sex, handicap, age or national origin during the summer recess. Program sites may be public or private facilities, such as community or recreational centers, summer camps, cultural workshops or churches that provide services for children. Selected program sites will receive meals to serve the general public in addition to the children participating in their program.