Jose Boza

Mercury Ball nets over $170K to benefit SMH


By Jose Boza…. South Miami Hospital recently celebrated its 51st annual Mercury Ball, “Paraiso Brasileiro – A Celebration of Color, Music and Joy” at the Doral Golf Resort and Spa. The event was sponsored by South Miami Hospital Associates, business and community leaders who serve as goodwill ambassadors and fundraisers …

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Rebecca Fishman Lipsey earns prestigious award

Rebecca Fishman Lipsey

By Jose Boza…. Rebecca Fishman Lipsey, executive director of Teach For America in Miami-Dade, recently received a Stevie Award in the “Best Executive – Non-Profit or Government” category for institutions with fewer than 100 employees. The Stevie Awards for Women in Business is an international competition that recognizes the accomplishments …

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City Council proclamation marks Homestead Hospital’s 70 years

Celebrating Homestead Hospital Day are (l-r) Bo Boulenger, CEO of Baptist Hospital of Miami and former CEO of Homestead Hospital; Bill Duquette, CEO of Homestead Hospital; Homestead Vice Mayor Judy Waldman; Wayne Brackin, Baptist Health chief operating officer and former CEO of Homestead Hospital, and Phillis Oeters, Baptist Health corporate vice president of government and community affairs

By Jose Boza…. Homestead Hospital, one of the largest employers in South Miami-Dade County with nearly 1,200 employees, was recognized recently for the 70th anniversary of its namesake at a City of Homestead Council meeting. Homestead Mayor Steven C. Bateman proclaimed “Homestead Hospital Day” in honor of this occasion. “It’s …

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Cirque Du Soleil to open new production, Kooza

Cirque Contorsions

By Jose Boza…. Cirque du Soleil made its first visit to Miami more than 20 years ago. This year, Cirque du Soleil brings its critically acclaimed new Big Top production Kooza to Miami, the last stop of its North American Tour. Presented by iShares, Kooza will premiere on Friday, Nov. 12, …

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Teach For America selects Nicole Brisbane as director

Nicole Brisbane

By Jose Boza Teach For America has named Nicole Brisbane as director of District and Community Partnerships in Miami-Dade, it was announced recently by Rebecca Fishman Lipsey, executive director of the non-profit organization’s Miami-Dade region. Teach For America’s mission is to build the movement to eliminate the gap in academic …

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