Focus On South Florida
A collection of Nelson Mandela’s personal drawings are on display at a local exhibition titled “Mandela Legacy”. The pieces were sketched by Mr. Mandela after his 27-year imprisonment. We focus on the drawings, their significance, and the timing of the exhibit during Black History Month.
Financial planning in 2015 can save you big bucks. And it’s not too late to save on your 2014 taxes. We focus on what you can do between now and April 15th, to give the IRS less of your hard-earned money.
February 15th is the deadline for open enrollment under the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. The Healthcare Nation Awareness Foundation, or HNAF, is a local nonprofit whose mission is to increase enrollment by education and empowerment. We focus on how the organization is reaching out and how you can take advantage of the services it offers.
“This is How We Celebrate” is the theme of the centennial celebration on Miami Beach. This unique city will be 100 years old on March 26th, but plans to mark the milestone are already underway for a birthday party that will last a lot longer than 24 hours. We focus on what’s in the works and how you can join in on the fun.
Russian pianist Elena Klionsky began playing piano at the age of five— and started performing publicly at age six. But her musical career came to an abrupt halt in 2002 after a severe hand injury. She was told she would never play the piano again. But Elena beat the odds and can once again do what she loves. Elena is in South Florida for a benefit performance. She is now known as the Piano Phoenix and she shares her story with Irika.
Filmgate Interactive, South Florida’s first fully interactive film festival and technology conference, is back for a third year. It is designed to engage the community in a new type of storytelling. This year’s event includes more than 10 screenings, 5 performances, 3 interactive exhibits and 10 workshops held at various locations in the greater Miami area. We focus on this unique event, and the various ways you can enjoy it.
The Dolphins Cycling Challenge is a two-day, tri-county event dedicated to raising funds for lifesaving cancer research. This major community initiative is a collaborative effort between the Miami Dolphins and the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, with 100% of the rider-raised funds going directly to fund research at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. Since its first ride in 2010, the DCC has raised almost 7 million dollars. We focus on the upcoming event, how you can get involved, and how it is helping to save lives.
The goal of the United Way of Broward County’s Commission on Substance Abuse is to keep our youth away from drugs and alcohol and build healthier communities. One of the ways it hopes to do that is through a partnership with a unique after-school program. We explain how the pairing is reaching teens with a powerful message.
The newly renovated Tennis Center at Flamingo Park in South Beach aims to return the facility to its past glory. It is already hosting hundreds of kids each month– and will now offer all youngsters the chance to learn tennis, no matter what their means, with a year-round scholarship program. We focus on all the center has to offer and how the scholarship program works.
The Dan Marino Foundation’s 5th annual Walkabout & Expo is later this month. We focus on the work the Foundation does, the upcoming event, its importance and how you can get involved