(Black PR Wire) MIAMI, FL -- Florida Power & Light Company is using robots to deliver reliable service to its customers in South Florida.
MIAMI — A new $5.4 million aquatic complex is set to open at South Dade Park, located at 28151 SW 164 Ave., Miami. The facility features a new multipurpose competitive/recreational swimming pool with zero-depth entry, eight 25-yard lap lanes and a water slide tower plus remodeled pool buildings.
Consul General and Honorary Chair of the Jamaican Women of Florida (JWOF), Mr. R. Oliver Mair (2nd right) sharing a proud moment with newly elected Executive Board members and scholarship awardees at the recent Annual Women's Empowerment Conference and Scholarship Luncheon, last Saturday (Mar. 23) at the Jungle Island, Miami. JWOF members also celebrated sixth (6th) anniversary since the inception in April 2013, and continuing their mission of empowering women through mentorship, education and personal development.
Deerfield Beach, Fla. – In anticipation of the 27th annual African-American Achievers awards ceremony, JM Family Enterprises, Southeast Toyota Distributors and JM Lexus recently held a private reception to announce the 2019 African-American Achievers:
- Arts & Culture
Addonis Parker – Miami-Dade County – Accomplished painter and muralist. Parker brightens and inspires the Miami-Dade community through the arts.
- Business & Entrepreneurism
James Thomas – Palm Beach County – Entrepreneur, award-winning radio personality and program director for 99 JAMZ. Thomas uses his business success to help develop the professional talents of others.
- Community Service
Jasmin D. Shirley – Broward County – Former Senior Vice President of Community Health Services at Broward Health. Shirley has revolutionized the way South Florida cares for people with HIV/AIDS.
Webber J. Charles – Miami-Dade County – Director of Student Achievement at Breakthrough Miami. Charles helps kids achieve their goals through coaching, mentoring and tutoring.
“Our communities are filled with leaders doing incredible things,” said Colin Brown, chairman of JM Family. “As we enter the 27th year of our African-American Achiever Awards, this year’s honorees have proven their dedication to improving our schools, leading our youth by example, and inspiring South Florida to be the best it can be. We are honored to recognize them for all they have done and continue to do.”
Each year, in recognition of the Achievers and their efforts to improve the quality of life in our community, JM Family and its subsidiaries Southeast Toyota Distributors and JM Lexus make a contribution of $10,000 in each Achiever’s name to the South Florida charity(ies) of his or her choice. This year’s contributions will bring the total donation made by JM Family to more than $600,000 on behalf of 160 individual African-American Achievers.
The 2019 honorees were selected by an independent panel of community leaders, including former Achievers from Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. The selection committee reviewed nominations received from throughout South Florida after an extensive public outreach campaign.
Look for the 2019 Achievers and their stories in public service announcements by media partners WPLG Local 10, WPTV Channel 5, WEDR-FM 99 JAMZ, WHQT-FM HOT 105, WMBX-HD2 BEATZ 96.3 and WMBX-FM X102.3, and in print advertisements throughout South Florida.
The 27th annual African-American Achievers ceremony will be held on Wednesday, April 24 at 6:30 p.m. at the Broward County Convention Center. This event is open to the public and will feature live musical entertainment, catered refreshments and a moving awards presentation.