Hundreds pack launch event for The Miami Foundation’s $100,000 Our Miami Public Space Challenge


The Miami Foundation President and CEO Javier Alberto Soto speaks at the Our Miami Public Space Challenge LaunchMore than 400 young professionals, local change-agents and engaged Miamians filled The Stage Miami for The Miami Foundation’s Our Miami Project Launch.  The kickoff event, held on Wednesday, July 31, introduced two new projects: the Public Space Challenge and Match305, a talent retention project. Both programs are part of the foundation’s Our Miami initiative, which fosters community by building attachment to the city, developing public spaces and retaining young talent in Miami.

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Sixty-five local nonprofits receive $1 million at The Miami Foundation’s 2013 Community Grants event


2013 Community Grants Reception photo

The Miami Foundation hosted their annual Community Grants signature event on June 18 in the Diamond Club at Marlins Park. Generously sponsored by TotalBank, more than 150 donors, nonprofit executive directors, board members and community leaders gathered to celebrate the program that awarded $1 million to 65 local nonprofit organizations.

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Zayne Prepares to Take the Summer by Storm


Dancehall artist Zayne is ready to take the summer by storm with at least eight new singles ready to be released over the course of the next four months. Also in the pipeline is an upcoming video shoot, a trip to his native Jamaica and a new mixtape to hit the streets in September.

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The Miami Foundation sets official date for Give Miami Day 2013


In a social-network publicized announcement on givemiamiday.org, The Miami Foundation revealed November 20, 2013, as the official date for Give Miami Day 2013. Last year, Give Miami Day made history as the most active day of philanthropic giving in South Florida.

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St. Maarten Carnival offers Caribbean music melting pot


The 2013 Dutch St. Maarten Carnival experience drew countless festival fans to the North Eastern Caribbean destination. This year’s edition was nothing short of vibrant with colourful parades, an onslaught of local cultural shows, pageants and international concerts which featured top rate entertainers from the Caribbean, North and Latin America.

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Ship Shape 2 set to take fitness back to the sea


Decked off in the dresscode of sportwear, these ladies had a ball on the Ship Shape cruise

After last year’s successful edition and following numerous requests, the one of a kind cruise experience ‘Ship Shape’ is back to once again bring that fusion of festivity and fitness to the Trinbagonian masses on Saturday May 11th.

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