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‘Chief of Clown Services’ cheers up children for over 22 years at Joe DiMaggio’s

Nine-year-old Bella Rose Olson was born with a condition that meant oral surgery may be in her near future. Bella’s family lives in Downtown Miami but her insurance did not offer an oral surgeon whose qualifications they felt comfortable with. “I started investigating pediatric oral surgeons in Broward and was fortunate enough to learn of Jason […]

Broward Outreach Center to host ‘Thanksgiving on Good Friday’ block party for homeless

On Good Friday, April 14, the Miami Rescue Mission | Broward Outreach Centers will hold the annual “Thanksgiving on Good Friday” Block Party for the homeless and hungry families of South Florida from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Along with a sit down Thanksgiving meal, volunteers with wash the feet of the homeless and needy […]

Union Institute & University celebrates move to Hollywood

Hollywood city leaders recently welcomed the Union Institute & University to Hollywood with a ribbon-cutting event. Union, which is based in Cincinnati and has campuses around the nation, moved from its North Miami location to the fourth floor of 4601 Sheridan St. in Hollywood. Union offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees, but its focus is more […]

Leaders want BOLD Justice for youth, seniors and mentally ill

Sixteen hundred people got together at St. David Catholic Church to participate in the Nehemiah Action. The event was organized by Broward Organized Leaders Doing Justice or BOLD Justice. Important goals include reducing juvenile arrests, providing better living conditions for senior citizens and helping the mentally ill. Some young people may get arrested for non-serious […]

"Seussical" performance from Summer Arts Camp 2016.

Registration now open for Art and Culture Center’s Summer Arts Camp

Bring Out the artist and performer in your child with visual arts, performing arts, music,and interdisciplinary programs at the Art and Culture Center’s Summer Arts Camp from June 12th to August 18th, 2017. Each of the sessions allows children and teens to practice the skills they’ve learned while preparing for final exhibitions and performances. They […]

English bulldogs Benji and Bowser each earned first place in their category.

Dog lovers unite for a good cause at Be Mine Community Dog Show

John Licona and his English bulldogs Benji and Bowser recently came out with others for a good cause at the Be Mine Community Dog Show at Stan Goldman Dog Park. In addition to the canine camaraderie, the visit paid off for the four-legged duo – Benji and Bowser both won awards. “This dog show was […]

Memorial Hospital’s adaptive sports program raises awareness, hope

When people have a disability, remaining active can sometimes be a challenge. That’s where the Adaptive Sports and Recreation program comes in – it’s part of the Memorial Rehabilitation Institute at Memorial Regional Hospital South in Hollywood. The program encourages former patients of the rehabilitation program and members of the community with physical disabilities to […]

Tip-A-Cop fundraiser for Special Olympics set for March 16 at Longhorn Steakhouse on Sheridan St.

Each year, law enforcement officers nationwide volunteer their off-duty time as “celebrity waiters” in participating restaurants and receive tips to raise funds for Special Olympics. On Thursday, March 16, the Hollywood Police Department will host its annual Tip-A-Cop fundraiser at Longhorn Steakhouse located at 4899 Sheridan Street. The annual fundraising event is organized by the Law […]

Hollywood YMCA celebrates 2017 legacy and capital campaign leadership awards

The Greater Hollywood YMCA recently held its 2017 Legacy and Capital Campaign Volunteer Leadership Awards on January 21. Longtime volunteers Dick Blattner and Heidi O’Sheehan were recognized for their leadership of the Hollywood Capital Campaign which raised $1.2 million for capital improvements to the facility, and Bill Horvitz was honored posthumously with the YMCA Legacy […]

Join the 19th Annual ‘Walk 2 Stop Hunger’ in Hollywood

The Jubilee Center’s 19th Annual Walk 2 Stop Hunger will be held on March 5 from 3-5 p.m. at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 1704 Buchanan St. “The event brings together a variety of organizations, civic groups, congregations, families, friends, and other individuals to help their neighbors in need,” says LeAnna Vasquez, executive director of  the Jubilee Center of South […]