More 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.
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.
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.