Broward County, Fort Lauderdale, FL - August 24, 2022 - To commemorate National Black Business Month this year, the Broward County Black Chamber hosted its inaugural Broward Black Business Expo on Tuesday, August 16th from 6-8pm at 401 NW 7 Terrace, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311.
MIAMI, FL – On June 4, 2022, Miami-Dade County’s Black Affairs Advisory Board honored Jason Jenkins, former Miami Dolphins Senior Vice President of Communications and Community Affairs, with this year’s Corporate Pillar Award. As news of Jason Jenkins untimely death surfaced on the night of Saturday, August 27, board members reached out to Program Director Retha Boone Fye sharing thoughts of profound pain for the loss of a community hero.
Great news, parents! This year’s annual Back-to-School “Sales Tax Holiday” has been expanded to 14 days starting Monday, July 25 through Sunday, August 7, 2022. Parents will get a break from the state’s 6 percent sales tax representing significant savings for families as the summer break ends and the new school year begins.
Miami-Dade County - The Children’s Trust Family Expo events drew thousands of South Florida children and families looking to prepare for the return of the school year later this month. The events were held on Saturday July 26, at Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus in downtown Miami, Saturday July 30, at the Sweet Home Community Campus in Cutler Bay, and Saturday August 6, at the Betty T. Ferguson Recreational Complex in Miami Gardens.
MIAMI – On Aug. 2, the Miami-Dade Black Affairs Advisory Board (BAAB), joined the Miami-Dade Economic Advocacy Trust (MDEAT), Vice Chairman Oliver G. Gilbert III, Commissioner Kionne L. McGhee, Commissioner Jean Monestime, Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) leaders, Office of the Mayor representatives, BAAB board members, and community partners to kick off Black Business Month.
MIAMI, Florida– The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County (DOH-Miami-Dade) is under a mosquito-borne illness advisory following the confirmation of an identified case of dengue in a Miami-Dade resident. This is the first local case of dengue infection in 2022.
Heading back to school is an exciting time for students and families. As parents, we want to do everything in our power to assure that our children are both healthy and protected against preventable and potentially deadly diseases. One simple and important step is to get your children vaccinated with the required immunizations they will need for the first day of school on August 17.
Broward County, FL. – The Broward County Supervisor of Elections office would like to remind its residents that all registered voters are eligible to vote in the upcoming August 23, 2022 Primary Election. Voters must be registered by Monday, July 25th in order to participate in the Primary Election. Anyone registering to vote for the first time in Florida after the book closing deadline, will not be eligible to vote on August 23rd.
The South Miami Children’s Clinic, along with the 5K Gallop Management Team, in association with an array of sponsors, officially announces the participation of Miss Tina Clayton and Miss Tia Clayton as sports ambassadors for the inaugural staging of the 5k Gallop charity run on Saturday August 27, 2022, at Zoo Miami, 12400 SW 152 Street, Miami, Florida, 33177.
MIAMI, Florida — With the Independence Day holiday quickly approaching, the Miami-Dade County Department of Solid Waste Management (DSWM) reminds residents that proper and safe disposal of fireworks and charcoal ash is essential to preventing injuries, property damage and damage to waste carts.