Community Newspapers

Ileana meets with cancer activist


Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen met in Washington, DC with Pinecrest resident Benjamin Schecter, a local activist representing the Pancreatic Cancer Action network. Schecter’s grandfather died from pancreatic cancer, which motivated him to get involved with organizations working to find a cure for the disease. Of course, Rep. Ros-Lehtinen just happened to …

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Student Spotlight Bryce Donner

DASH senior Bryce Donner cares about his fellow classmates. As the junior class vice president, Donner created a fundraiser to help financially needy students pay for the school’s mandatory art fee. “We started a car wash, the junior class president and I, for the students to pay the art fees,” …

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Leadership Spotlight: Gerald K. Schwartz


Miami Beach native Gerald K. Schwartz, otherwise known as Jerry Schwartz, attended Central Beach Elementary School, Ida M. Fisher Junior High and Miami Beach Senior High. At Beach High he was an exceptional batting practice pitcher, French horn player, and first man on the golf team for three years who …

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‘Social Media for the Real Estate Industry’ features Jay Berkowitz and Salomon Wancier

The Aventura Marketing Council’s Real Estate Committee, chaired by Patricia Rotsztain of Decorus Realty, was recently treated to a seminar presented by Jay Berkowitz, “Ten Golden rules” author/media consultant and Salomon Wancier, senior technology executive with Fetch Branding. Topics included Facebook strategies, Pintrest, blogs, Youtube and the three “E’s” of …

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New Sister City Agreement Signed


“We already have so much in common; coastal communities with breathtaking sunrises, luxury resorts with an emphasis on quality service, culturally rich programs for both residents and visitors alike and a place where visitors can feel at home in a community” says Elena Baronoff, the International Ambassador of Sunny Isles …

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Susan Danis named Grand Opera Director

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Doral-based Florida Grand Opera has announced appointment of its new General Director and CEO, Susan T. Danis, an established arts advocate and leader with a proven track record of fiscal growth, Danis, Executive Director of Sarasota Opera since 1999, is scheduled to take the position as the company’s fourth General …

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