Caribbean American Heritage Awards set for June 9

Nearly a dozen individuals will be recognized at the 2018 Caribbean American Heritage Awards this month in South Florida.

The function will be staged 7 p.m. June 9 at Doubletree by Hilton hotel in Sunrise.

The 2018 honorees are Sandra Richards, supervisor, Vitas Healthcare; Dr. Alina Valdes; Jennifer S. Carroll, former lieutenant governor of Florida; Professor Nathan Charles; Darlene B. Riggs, City of Miramar commissioner; Micaelle Guirand Titus, founder, C.H.E. Network; Wilma Mulcare, president, Mulcare Inc.; and Rupert Rhodd, professor and associate dean at Florida Atlantic University.

Three will receive the Friend of the Caribbean Award. They are: Rodney Baltimore, Hot 105 Cox Media Group; United States Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Shultz; and Howard Berger, vice mayor, City of Lauderhill.

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The Doubletree by Hilton is located at 13400 W. Sunrise Blvd.