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“Build it and They Will Come…4th Time is a Charm?”

When I ran for the County Commission in 2010, I had a plan, and that was the 4/4/4 Plan.  It included four strategic issues to assist in rebuilding our local economy.  One of those issues was to work to bring a Convention Center Hotel to Broward County.  I went on to point out the obvious to those of us who live here in South Florida: We live in a perfect area for business conferences, annual meetings, and international expositions.  Projects like a convention center hotel are needed to bring jobs to the area as well as market Broward County effectively.

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“Take 5 to Stay Alive” Student Winners Honored for Safety Message Work

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL -- Student winners of the first annual Take 5 to Stay Alive - Don't Text & Drive video PSA awards will be honored today at The School Board of Broward County, Florida meeting. High school students from across Broward County were asked to produce and submit their best interpretation of the message Take 5 to Stay Alive - Don't Text & Drive, in a 30-second public service announcement. In all, 15 videos were submitted by students and schools and judged by a panel of experts, in a variety of categories. Three winners were selected.

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Tribute to Stan Getz Featuring Billy Ross Closes the Gold Coast Jazz Society’s Jazz Concert Series

It’s been over 50 years since Stan Getz and Charlie Parker helped launch the Bossa Nova and modern jazz craze in the United States. For tenor sax enthusiasts, Stan Getz is legendary.  On Wednesday, May 14, the Gold Coast Jazz Society pays tribute to this great jazz musician by presenting jazz saxophonist Billy Ross in “A Tribute to Stan Getz” at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts.

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Lips to Present a "Never Say Farewell-Tribute to Cher” Benefitting Smart Ride on Thursday, May 15

OAKLAND PARK, FL  – Just two days before Cher’s sold-out “Dressed to Kill” concert at the BB&T Center, Lips--the ultimate in drag dining, will present an exclusive dinner show in her honor as a launch party to the 11th Annual SMART Ride (Southern Most AIDS/HIV Ride 2014). Lips’ “Never Say Farewell--Tribute to Cher” will take place Thursday, May 15 at 7 p.m. and benefit SMART Ride 2014, a two-day, 165 Mile bicycle ride from Miami to Key West planned for this November.

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BROWARD HEALTH Magazine

May 24, 2014 City View

BROWARD HEALTH Magazine

The premier quarterly magazine dedicated to promoting healthy living and our ever-evolving South Florida health, fitne... Read more

RIO VISTA

May 24, 2014 City View

RIO VISTA

The official magazine and newsletter program of the RIO VISTA Civic Association. 3,000 copies bimonthly (6x/year) ... Read more

HARBOR BEACH

May 24, 2014 City View

HARBOR BEACH

The official magazine and newsletter program of the HARBOR BEACH PROPERTY Homeowners Association 3,000 copies bimon... Read more

CORAL RIDGE COUNTRY CLUB ESTATES

May 24, 2014 City View

CORAL RIDGE COUNTRY CLUB ESTATES

The official magazine and newsletter program of the CORAL RIDGE COUNTRY CLUB ESTATES Homeowners Association 5,000 c... Read more

THE LANDINGS & BAY COLONY

May 24, 2014 City View

THE LANDINGS & BAY COLONY

The official magazine and newsletter program of THE LANDINGS RESIDENTIAL ASSOCIATION and the BAY COLONY HOA. 3,000 ... Read more

FORT LAUDERDALE CONNEX

May 23, 2014 City View

FORT LAUDERDALE CONNEX

Fort Lauderdale Connex is a hometown news and information site focusing on Fort Lauderdale and the surrounding ci... Read more