BROWARD COUNTY, FL - An international delegation of officials from the Colombian National Disaster Management Agency visited the Broward Emergency Operations Center (EOC) on Tuesday, December 6. The officials were invited under the auspices of the U.S. Agency of International Development and the Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance. The Federal Office is charged by the President with directing and coordinating international U.S. government disaster assistance. The delegation visit was facilitated by Florida International University's Disaster Resilience and Climate in the Americas Program.
BROWARD COUNTY, FL -Broward County Water and Wastewater Services has been named first place winner of the 2016 Division 6 Outstanding Distribution System award by the Florida Section of the American Water Works Association (FSAWWA). The award was presented at a recent conference in Orlando.
MIAMI (November 23, 2016) —  Miami-Dade Transit will be operating on a Sunday schedule tomorrow, Nov. 24, 2016 – Thanksgiving Day. On Friday, Nov. 25, 2016, Miami-Dade Transit will provide regular weekday service, with the exception of service on Metrobus Route 95 Express from Golden Glades, which will be slightly less frequent.
MIAMI (November 21, 2016) — The Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department (WASD) would like to remind you this holiday season not to dispose cooking grease or oil down your kitchen drain. In doing so, you’ll help protect the environment and avoid a potentially costly repair bill. Grease and oil poured into a kitchen or other drain, even a toilet, can harden inside your home’s plumbing pipes.
(MIAMI, November, 2016) – South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center presents, in partnership with the Town of Cutler Bay and Miami-Dade County Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava, a FREE Winter Holiday Celebration on Friday, December 9 at 6pm. SMDCAC is located at 10950 SW 211 Street in Cutler Bay. For information the public should call 786-573-5300 or visit www.smdcac.org<http://www.smdcac.org>.
MIAMI GARDENS – Miami-Dade County Commissioner Barbara J. Jordan will distribute about 750 Thanksgiving turkeys in northwest Miami-Dade County on Monday, November 21, as part of her 12th annual Thanksgiving turkey giveaway.
COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (Nov. 16, 2016) – Singers from Boston, New York and Pennsylvania who make up the quartet, Voice of Worship, will be lending their voices in two benefit concerts to help Food For The Poor to build homes for the victims of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti. “I've always known since I was young that the voice is a unique gift from God. To know that I can be a vessel of hope through my voice is a great opportunity to bless so many hurting people in Haiti, who happen to be my brothers and sisters,” said John LaRose, a singer with Voice of Worship.
One-day-only express tax payment drop-off service November 30th.  BROWARD COUNTY, FL - County 2016 property tax bills must be paid by November 30th, 2016 to receive the 4% early payment discount. Residents can save time and avoid long lines by using the County's one-day express tax payment drop-off service event on Wednesday, November 30th, located at the Governmental Center west-side Annex entrance, 115 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale. Tax payments can be submitted to the express drop off service from 10AM to 4PM.
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY – Signs may soon be going up in Miami-Dade County parks warning visitors to beware of the alligators.
NY: Dr Trevor Munroe who will be the Presenter at the 12th Annual CIN Lecture Series says that endemic corruption in Jamaica hinders economic growth and leads to a serious deterioration of social services and social norms. Dr Munroe, who the Gleaner called “one of Jamaica’s most brilliant sons”, will make a compelling argument at this year’s CIN Lecture to be held at the Schomburg Center on Thursday November 17th for Jamaicans at home and in the Diaspora to lobby for legislation to bring perpetrators of corruption to justice.
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