It’s a disturbing fact of life here in South Florida– we have some of the highest rates of new HIV cases in the nation. Since 2003, “The SMART Ride” has raised millions of dollars for organizations in our area that specialize in the prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS. The SMART Ride is a 2-day 165-mile bike ride from Miami to Key West. One of the beneficiaries is the Children’s Diagnostic & Treatment Center in Broward. The CDTC helps families affected by HIV & AIDS. We focus on the ride, how you can get involved and the role of the CDTC in our community.
The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visitor’s Bureau has a new leader. Former Broward County Commissioner and Florida legislator Stacy Ritter took over in June as the bureau’s president. Her predecessor, Nikki Grossman served in that role for 21 years. The change at the top comes at a time when Broward County is enjoying record tourism growth. We focus on how Ritter’s plans for the bureau and how she plans to make her mark.
We focus on the upcoming presidential nominating conventions. What might we expect in Cleveland and Philadelphia? CBs4’s Jim DeFede, who hosts “Facing South Florida” offers his insight.
Since 1983, “Make-A-Wish Southern Florida” has granted nearly 11-thousand wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions.
The Dan Marino Foundation’s “Summer Living Program” helps young adults with developmental disabilities take a step towards independence.
Three days that could change a child’s life.
The Miami Theater Center aims to inspire audiences of all ages with a wide array of live productions.
A new program in Miami Gardens designed to promote reading in young boys is getting attention, not as much for what it is doing, but for where it is doing it.
South Florida Congressman Patrick Murphy is running for Marco Rubio’s Senate seat.
“After School All Stars” is a terrific NON-PROFIT organization that has some outstanding programs for middle school students.