In the latest example of federal stimulus funds being put to work in Miami-Dade County, Carrfour Supportive Housing celebrated the grand "re-opening" of Harvard House Apartments yesterday - a formerly-distressed North Miami Beach apartment complex.
Carrfour Supportive Housing, Florida's largest nonprofit affordable housing developer, has named Anthea M. Pennant as Director of Fund Development and External Affairs. Prior to joining Carrfour, Ms. Pennant worked with Feeding South Florida where she was Director of Development and External Affairs.
The Appalachian Trail Conservancy, along with Audubon Pennsylvania and the Kittatinny Coalition, is now accepting applications for the Appalachian Trail and Kittatinny Ridge Conservation Assistance Mini-Grant Program, until December 31, 2012.
Miami-Dade voters will be asked to approve a referendum this fall that will open the door to improvements at Crandon Park Tennis Center and an extension of the Sony Open's lease of the park's facilities. The park upgrades will come at no cost to taxpayers, funded entirely by tennis tournament revenues and savings.
State Senator Gail Buckner, often referred to as the "people's candidate," recently affirmed her promise to redirect the Candler Road location of the old flea market. Senator Buckner is in a heated run-off with Gail Davenport.
Today in America with Terry Bradshaw announces that the City of Alabaster will be featured in an upcoming segment on topics, trends, and issues related to "Hidden Gems to Live, Work, and Play" as part of the show's "Discover America" series.
Ray Jefferson previously served as the Deputy Director for the State of Hawaii's Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism. Ray was selected by then-Secretary of State Colin Powell as one of the two inaugural recipients of the Harrison H. Schmitt Fulbright Alumni Leadership Award for dedication to public service.