Ehrenstein Charbonneau Calderin Attorney Receives Cystic Fibrosis Foundation 40 Under 40 Outstanding Lawyer Award

MIAMI – Jan. 6, 2017 – Jake M. Greenberg, an attorney with Ehrenstein Charbonneau Calderin, was presented the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s 40 Under 40 Outstanding Lawyer Award. The award, presented by the foundation, recognizes 40 outstanding lawyers of South Florida under the age of 40. Read More

Miami Jewish Health sets new fundraising record on Give Miami Day

MIAMI – Dec. 2, 2016 – Less than a month after announcing a $5 million dollar donation, Miami Jewish Health set a new fundraising record during this year’s annual Give Miami Day, surpassing last year’s amount by nearly 14 percent. Read More

Edie Laquer Donates $5 Million to Miami Jewish Health EmpathiCare™ Village

MIAMI – Nov. 14, 2016 – Miami Jewish Health announced a $5 million dollar gift from real estate super broker, investor and philanthropist Edie Laquer. Jay Solowsky, chairman of the board, announced the donation at the organization’s “Turn the Town Teal” event at Tuyo restaurant in honor of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s “Light Up the World” effort for Alzheimer’s Awareness month. Read More

Dominion Builders Launches DominionAG

MIAMI, Fla. ­­– November 3, 2016 ­– Today, Dominion Builders launched its new division, DominionAG, which specializes in the planning, design and construction of agricultural growing facilities. Read More

MARQUIS BANCORP, INC. COMPLETES PRIVATE PLACEMENT OF SUBORDINATED NOTES

CORAL GABLES, FL, October 27, 2016 – Marquis Bancorp, Inc., the parent company of Marquis Bank, announced today the completion of a private placement of $10 million in aggregate principal amount of subordinated notes to certain institutional accredited investors. Unless redeemed earlier, the notes will mature on October 30, 2026. Read More

Shutts & Bowen Adds Former FINRA Senior Enforcement Attorney Kevin D. Rosen as a Partner to the Financial Services Practice Group

MIAMI, FL – October 26, 2016 Shutts & Bowen is pleased to announce the addition of Kevin D. Rosen, a former senior securities regulatory enforcement attorney, as a partner in its Financial Services practice group in the firm’s Miami office.. Read More

Dade Heritage Trust seeks voter approval for long-term lease Dr. Jackson’s office Asks for Yes Vote on #238

MIAMI, Fla. – September 1, 2016 – On November 8, voters in the City of Miami will be asked to approve a charter amendment, making the historic original office of Dr. James Jackson, Miami’s first physician and Jackson Memorial Hospital’s namesake, the permanent home of Dade Heritage Trust. Read More

Moss Solar Ranked Florida’s Top Solar Contractor

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – August 15, 2016 – Moss Solar, a wholly owned subsidiary of Moss & Associates, has been ranked the top solar contractor in Florida by Solar Power World in the magazine’s fifth annual Top Solar Contractors list. The same edition also ranked Moss Solar as number 21 among this year’s top 500 solar contractors in North America and number 19 in the Utility Top 50 list. Read More

Marquis Bank provides $8.5 million in financing for North Kendall Drive property

MIAMI – July 18, 2016 – Marquis Bank announced the closing of an $8.5 million acquisition loan for Kendall Drive Joint Venture and 7300 Kendall Drive LLC to finance the purchase of a 118,745-square-foot office building and adjacent parking lot at 7300 North Kendall Drive in Miami.

The managing partners of Kendall Drive Joint Venture and 7300 Kendall Drive LLC are real estate developers Kenny and Jimmy Tate. The Tates acquired the property that was developed in the early 1970s by their father and veteran real estate developer Stanley Tate. Read More

PROTON THERAPY ARRIVES AT MIAMI CANCER INSTITUTE

MIAMI June 14, 2016 – Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida has welcomed the future of cancer care with the arrival today of its 220-ton proton therapy cyclotron.

As the cornerstone of the only proton therapy center in South Florida, the cyclotron’s arrival ensures that patients in the region and across Latin America and the Caribbean no longer will need to travel far from home to access the treatment. Read More

Miami’s IBT Group completes construction of 125-bed hospital

MIAMI – June 1, 2016 – IBT Group of Miami announced the recent completion of a multi-million dollar medical center in the Dominican Republic municipality of Higüey, which is nearby the resort areas of Punta Cana and La Romana.

“A full-service hospital was very much needed in the eastern provinces of the Dominican Republic, where there are thousands of low-income families. We made sure the Our Lady of Altagracia General and Specialties Hospital was fitted with the latest technology, including equipment for diagnostic imaging, hemodialysis and smart operating rooms,” said Daniel Toledano, managing director of IBT Group. Read More

Angie Diaz joins Wragg & Casas Strategic Communications as senior account executive

MIAMI – May 2, 2016 – Wragg & Casas Strategic Communications, a full-service firm with offices in Miami and Orlando, announced the hiring of Angie Diaz as a senior account executive for its Miami office.

Diaz joins the Wragg & Casas team after serving as senior account executive at The Axis Agency, a full-service multicultural marketing agency. She has more than seven years of experience in event planning, media relations and social media. During her time at Axis, Diaz led and supported multiple U.S. Hispanic communications plans for clients such as General Motors, RadioShack, Royal Caribbean International and the U.S. Army. Read More

The Youth Fair honors students with Hall of Fame Community Service Awards

MIAMI, Fla. – April 29, 2016 – The Miami-Dade County Youth Fair & Exposition announced that Gwendolyn Odin of Miami Springs Middle School and Maribel Corona-Villa of Robert Morgan Educational Center are the recipients of the Walter B. Arnold Jr. Youth Hall of Fame Community Service Award. Read More

Brazil approves Avionica’s avCM 3G and 4G cellular modules for transmitting raw flight data collected by firm’s line of miniQAR

ATLANTA – April 27, 2016 –– Avionica Inc. is pleased to announce that Duncan Aviation, with offices at 35 airports across the United States, is the newest authorized dealer and installation center for all Avionica products. Read More

flydubai chooses Avionica’s suite of avionics for new aircraft

ATLANTA – April 26, 2016 – Avionica announced today that Dubai-based flydubai has selected a suite of communications avionics that comprises Avionica’s second-generation satellite communications system satLINK MAX, the integral miniature quick-access recorder (miniQAR), the 4G avCM module for wireless communications, the gatelink terminal WiFi communications system, and the aviONS on-board server platform, with an integrated cabin WiFi hotspot, for 11 Next-Generation Boeing 737 aircraft. Read More

The Barbara Lumpkin Prescribing Bill, supported by Baptist Health South Florida, expands powers of advanced registered nurses and physician assistants

MIAMI – April 14, 2016 – When Florida House Bill 423 was passed unanimously this month allowing advanced nurse practitioners and physician assistants to prescribe controlled drugs, lobbyist Barbara Lumpkin, R.N., saw years of hard work coming to an end. Read More

Avionica Taps Duncan Aviation to Expand Footprint into Business Aviation Segment

MIAMI, Fla. – March 22, 2016 –– Avionica Inc. is pleased to announce that Duncan Aviation, with offices at 35 airports across the United States, is the newest authorized dealer and installation center for all Avionica products. Read More

ChallengeStar app to be showcased at SXSW interactive

AUSTIN, TX –March 9, 2016 – ChallengeStar, a Miami-based tech start-up is launching a new mobile app of the same name that is revolutionizing fundraising and social media competition. With the app, people can create contests that help them raise money and awareness for their causes. Read More

Shutts & Bowen reports strong gains in 2015 revenues, profits

MIAMI – Feb. 18, 2016 – Florida business law firm Shutts & Bowen LLP reported sharply-increased record revenues, net income, and profits per partner in 2015. Read More

Nu Deco Ensemble to Perform at Concert Against Hate on March 5

MIAMI, Fla. – Feb. 17, 2016 – Nu Deco Ensemble will perform at the initial Miami in Concert Against Hate at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 5, at the New World Center in Miami Beach. The concert is presented by the Anti-Defamation League to honor local individuals who have demonstrated tremendous courage, compassion and determination in confronting hate and intolerance Read More

Wragg & Casas hires Gabriela Suarez as account coordinator

MIAMI – Dec. 22, 2015 – Wragg & Casas, a full-service strategic communications firm with offices in Miami and Orlando, announced Gabriela Suarez has joined the team in its Miami office as account coordinator.
Suarez is a recent graduate of the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in public relations. She brings event planning, social media and media relations experience to this position. Gabriela most recently worked as an account executive for Alpha PRoductions, a student-run public relations firm at UF. Previously, Gabriela interned at Pitch Publicity and the Adrienne Arsht Center. Read More

The Youth Fair’s 2016 Scholarship Program accepting applications

MIAMI, Fla. – Dec. 9, 2015 – The Miami-Dade County Youth Fair & Exposition announced the application process has begun for its annual Scholarship Program open to high school seniors. Read More

Avionica selects Satmetrix® Net Promoter Score to optimize customer relationships

MIAMI, Fla. – Nov. 22, 2015 – Avionica Inc. announced today it has selected Satmetrix® NPX for managing and improving the customer experience as it builds a broader foundation for the next phase of the company’s growth. Read More

Avionica signs on to provide factory standard equipment on Gulfstream G650 through 2022 and beyond

LAS VEGAS – Nov. 18, 2015 – Avionica Inc. announced it has renewed its agreement with Gulfstream Aerospace to provide the avRDC data concentrator as factory standard equipment on the G650 through 2022 with an extension for as long as the aircraft is produced. Read More

MIAMI CANCER INSTITUTE APPOINTS MICHAEL ZINNER, M.D., FOUNDING CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER & EXECUTIVE MEDICAL DIRECTOR

MIAMI, Fla. – Nov. 9, 2015 – Michael J. Zinner, M.D., a world-renowned and highly respected cancer surgeon and researcher, has been named founding CEO and executive medical director of Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida, announced Brian E. Keeley, president and CEO of Baptist Health South Florida. Read More

The Youth Fair awards $1,000 college scholarships to 117 Miami-Dade students

MIAMI, Fla. – April 21, 2015 – The Miami-Dade County Youth Fair & Exposition announced Tuesday the first round of Scholarship Program recipients at its annual awards ceremony dinner. Read More

30,000 volunteers expected Jan. 27-31 to pack 5.4 million meals to feed 15,000 children on behalf of Feed My Starving Children

MIAMI, Fla. – Jan. 19, 2015 – The Miami-Dade Youth Fair & Exposition will host an expected 30,000 volunteers on Jan. 27-31 at the Fairgrounds to pack 5.4 million meals on behalf of Feed My Starving Children. The goal is to feed 15,000 children in Haiti and Latin America for an entire year. Read More