Meesha Robinson

Meesha Robinson

Message From Eric Fliss SMDCAC Managing Director

Dear Friends,  We hope that you and your families are safe and secure and that all of our friends, neighbours, and community partners are also safe post Hurricane Irma. We sustained minor damages at South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, which we are in the process of repairing now.

Food And Water Distribution Locations In Lee County

Florida National Guard distributing food and water in Fort Myers after Hurricane Irma. Food and water distribution centers are scattered across Southwest Florida to help those in need after Hurricane Irma left the majority of the population without power and displaced. Florida National Guard distributing food and water in Fort Myers after Hurricane Irma. Food and water distribution centers are scattered across Southwest Florida to help those in need after Hurricane Irma left the majority of the population without power and displaced.

Are You Willing To Protest Or Boycott The NFL?

"Colin Kap is under attack! What do we do? Stand up, fight back!" – Rally at NFL NYC headquarters.  Will “Kap” play in the National Football League (NFL) in 2017/18? Are black NFL fans Angry enough over the Colin Kaepernick situation willing to boycott the NFL for that cause? Public Enemy Chuck D thinks they need to be. “Think about it. You have owners and you have players.. They have the choice and right to do whatever they want to do in their fields.” Chuck thinks that “If people want change they ‘fight the power’ with actions…It’s up to the fans”.

HSI & H/3 Foundation Launch Animal Rescue & Relief Initiative For British Virgin Islands In Aftermath Of Hurricane Irma

Animal rescue efforts in BVI intensify as HSI and H/3 Foundation deploy veterinary team.  STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Global animal charities Humane Society International and H/3 Foundation Inc. have launched an animal rescue and relief initiative in the British Virgin Islands, following the devastating impact of Hurricane Irma. The initial members of an emergency veterinary team have already arrived on the island of Tortola. Additional HSI veterinarians and technicians, as well as H/3 Foundation volunteers, are scheduled to arrive over the next several days, bringing crucial supplies including food, carriers, hay for farm animals and equipment to support the rescue efforts.

Hurricane IRMA Storm Debris Clean Up

MARGATE, FL (September 14, 2017) – The City of Margate debris removal contractors will begin debris removal on City maintained roads and rights-of-way in response to Hurricane Irma on Monday, September 18th. Collection of vegetative debris and wooden fences (in residential neighbourhoods only) will begin on Monday, September 18th. Vegetative debris should be placed on the curb side for pick-up. Only loose debris will be collected. Do not place in bags. Do not mix with solid waste. Wooden fences are to be placed in a separate pile.

Canada Life Reinsurance Enters Into £1.7bn Longevity Risk Reinsurance Agreement With MMC U.K. Pension Fund

ST. MICHAEL, Barbados, Sept. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Canada Life Reinsurance is pleased to announce that it has recently entered into a long term reinsurance agreement to cover the longevity risk on £1.7 billion of liabilities for approximately 7,500 pensioner members of the Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC) U.K. Pension Fund. This transaction was written by the Barbados Branch of Canada Life via a reinsurance agreement with Guernsey based captive insurer cells managed by Marsh Guernsey.

FPL Continues To Closely Monitor Hurricane Irma And Is Preparing For A Potential Landfall In Florida

FPL is maintaining a 24-hour watch on the storm’s path, has activated its storm plan and is mobilizing workers and equipment.  FPL urges customers to prepare now; download the new FPL Mobile App. While FPL has invested nearly $3 billion to build a stronger, smarter energy grid, with this powerful of a storm, customers should prepare for potentially prolonged power outages.  JUNO BEACH, Fla. – Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) today announced that it is closely monitoring the path of Hurricane Irma and preparing to respond safely and as quickly as possible should the storm impact its service area.

Late Goal Sees Chicago Slip Past First Place NC Courage

CHICAGO (September 3, 2017) – Despite a strong effort from the first-place NC Courage, the Chicago Red Stars slipped by 2-1 on Sunday night at Toyota Park. The Courage remains in first place in the NWSL with 42 points. An early goal from Lynn Williams gave the Courage a lead that held through halftime, but two second-half goals, including a tally in the 84th minute led to the win for Chicago.
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