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The Community Action Agency Foundation (CAAF) provided financial assistance to Takia Williams an After-School Program participant at the Miami-Dade Community Action Agency's (CAA) Perrine Neighborhood Service Center, 17801 Homestead Avenue, Miami, FL 33157; to participate in the Amateur Athletic Union Junior Olympic Games. Takia is 1 of the 8 nationally qualified participants that will be competing in the 2010 AAU Junior Olympic Games in Norfolk, VA, July 31 – August 7, 2010.
The Tourism Development Company (TDC) is pleased to announce that the twin-island nation of Trinidad & Tobago will host the upcoming FIFA Under-17 Women’s World Cup, September 5-25, 2010. The second-staging of the event will showcase defending champions New Zealand competing against some of the best soccer teams in the world including Brazil, Germany, Mexico and Spain, for the title of 2010 World Cup champion.
ImageOn August 6, 2010, Vice-Chairman Jose “Pepe” Diaz presented a special award to Andre “The Hawk” Dawson, who was recently inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on July 25 in Cooperstown, New York. The award, which features a statuette of a hawk, was given to Dawson at Sun Life Stadium upon Dawson’s return from Cooperstown.

Miami FC came from behind and earned an important 1-1 draw against the Puerto Rico Islanders to conclude their long road trip and stay within striking distance in the playoff race. The game marks the end of a grueling stretch for the Blues in which seven of its past eight games were away from South Florida.

The Blues return home next weekend with a Coastal Cup matchup against the FC Tampa Bay Rowdies on Aug. 14 at Lockhart Stadium. Game time is set for 7:30 p.m.