Miami Proud: BSO Firefighter Awarded For Rescuing Injured DogIf dogs could talk, a sweet, lucky pit bull terrier could tell us quite the tale. How she ended up at a recent Broward Sheriff Office award ceremony, all starts with a firefighter with a soft spot for animals named Marcus Alphonse.
Miami Proud: Wheelchair Table Tennis Champ An Inspiration to AllA lifelong athlete, Terese Terranova has won 64 national titles, including 30 gold medals in six different sports. Her specialty is table tennis.
Miami Proud: Friendship Circle’s Mission: Acceptance and Camaraderie for EveryoneMaking friends, hanging out, it sounds so simple. But it is not easy for everyone, especially those on the autism spectrum or with Down syndrome, and other disabilities. At the Friendship Circle in Kendall, a unique formula introduces teenage and young adult volunteers to friends, and through shared experiences.
Miami Proud: Unique Collaboration Between Broward Judge And Seminole Tribe Makes Families StrongerA one-of-a-kind collaboration between the Broward Family Court and the Seminole Tribe of Florida is all about making families stronger.
Miami Proud: Killian Basketball Player Has Heart Of A ChampionToniyah Washington grew up on the basketball court. It is her passion, but four years ago this week, Washington underwent life-saving surgery and her road to recovery provided more challenging than you could imagine.
Miami Proud: Key Largo Is Home To Sanctuary For Injured Wild BirdsInjured wild birds find sanctuary at the Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center in Key Largo.
Miami Proud: Turner Tech High Students And Faculty Rally Around Beloved Teacher Battling CancerEveryone remembers a favorite teacher, someone who made a real impact. Wendell Exclusa is one of those educators whose students are now rallying around him in his time of need.
Miami Proud: Miami-Dade Police Department's Community Education Delivers Joy and Cheer To A Special Audience At EastersealsSanta Claus made a special visit along with the Fraternal Order of Police, bringing holiday cheer to kids and adults at Easterseals of South Florida in Miami.
Miami Proud: Folk Singer Gets Career Boost From Miami Theater Center LEAP ProgramFolk singer Inez Barlatier is poised for the next step that all budding performers hope for thanks to the Miami Theater Center.
Miami Proud: A Simple Act Of Kindness Unites Neighbors In NeedHeartfelt hard work is underway at Judy Dye’s Fort Lauderdale home. It’s a demolition project that is repaying an act of kindness that happened 14 years ago, with just one neighbor looking out for another.
Miami Proud: Deering Estate Unveils Extremely Rare, Historic Stained Glass Panel ExhibitDo you love art? How about really old historic art? The Deering Estate has unveiled a new exhibit featuring rare, centuries-old artifacts including two beautiful stained glass pieces.
Miami Proud: South Florida Volunteers Make Handmade Toys For CharityMembers of the South Florida Woodworking Guild are busy carving and sanding, making toys for the holidays.
Miami Proud: Books & Books Owner Mitchell Kaplan Built Miami Book Fair Through Love Of LiteratureThe Miami Book Fair is a world-class literary event, kicking off its 36th year on Sunday, November 17. Book Fair co-founder Mitchell Kaplan says the Magic City and the business of storytelling has made an evolution through the years.
Miami Proud: Veterans Exercise and Build Camaraderie with Miami-Dade Parks ProgramAt a Miami-Dade park, a group of disabled veterans recently participated in an archery lesson.
Miami Proud: South Miami-Dade School’s Murals Are Lessons In Life And ArtThe second floor of Cutler Bay Senior High is lined with painted murals called the “Bay Walls” – all painted by students taking art as an elective.