African American Expressions reveals it’s one-time-only 2017 ‘The Obama’s’ calendar to mark the history that was made when the United States elected their first African American family to the White House. 
Encouraging students and community groups to take action in preserving a Miami-Dade jewel.  MIAMI (September 15, 2016) — Whether you enjoy meeting like-minded people who love the environment or have a ‘green thumb’ when it comes to gardening, you will enjoy being part of a vital volunteer community that is helping to keep the grounds beautiful and the trees and flowering plants blooming at Miami-Dade County Parks’ world-class botanical gardens – Preston B. Bird/Mary Heinlein Fruit & Spice Park, located at 24801 SW 187th Avenue in Homestead. Volunteers will enjoy free park admission, as they lend their time and talents working alongside fellow residents and supervising horticulturalists in preserving the treasured attraction. No experience is necessary. Training will be provided.
Coconuts on a coconut plantation in Jamaica.  News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 16, 2016:While Bloomberg News has reported that the Caribbean is running out of coconuts, the reality is no Caribbean country is in the top 10 coconut producing nations in the world. There are only two in the top 20. They are:
MIAMI, FL – The Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners recently passed a series of resolutions approving the construction of road improvement projects in the southern portion of Miami-Dade County. Located primarily in District 9, where Dennis C. Moss serves as Commissioner, these projects are intended to support economic development and improve traffic mobility. “South-Dade is growing,” said Commissioner Moss. “We are planning for future development in the area by adding additional lanes in some areas with improved lighting and drainage systems.”
WHAT: Sheila E. Lichacz, a Panamanian artist, who has survived 15 brain surgeries to remove 30 tumors (both malignant and benign), will unveil her first exhibit in years, a 16-piece art exhibit “Ancient Vessels of Love,” at the Archbishop John C. Favalora Archive & Museum at St. Thomas University.
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