Miami-Dade County Superintendent Alberto Carvalho recently made a pledge to increase Dade Countyâ€™s graduation rate to 90 percent in the next two years. Historically recognized as one the lowest performing school districts in the entire country, Miami is also known as one of the wealthiest cities in the word.Â In support of keeping local, at-risk students in school, Kitchen 305Â has partnered with Communities In Schools of Miami (CIS) to donate 20% percent of sales from Friday, July 27th through Sunday, July 29th to help CIS continue to provide free tutoring, mentoring, counseling, life skills programs and after-school and summer camps geared to help students to stay in school and prepare for life.Â To kickoff the fundraiser, Kitchen 305 is hosting a dinner for Elizabeth Mejia, CIS of Miamiâ€™s Executive Director and Cecilia Gutierrez-Abety, CIS of Miami Board Member and their special guests of honor Dr. Nikolai and Rachel Vitti, Assistant Superintendent of Miami Dade County Public Schools, Dr. Pablo Ortiz, 2011-2012 Principal of the Year, and Modesto Gutierrez Abety, CEO of the Childrenâ€™s Trust, a major investor in CIS of Miamiâ€™s programs.Â CIS will allocate all proceeds toward helping thousands of students throughout Miami-Dade County. Through this partnership, CIS will be able to expand its reach to Miamiâ€™s most challenging neighborhoods and continue to provide dropout prevention services, college access and career readiness programs, mentorship and leadership opportunities as well as initiatives that help teen mothers stay in school.
Saturday, May 18, 12pm-6pm – Donald J Pliner, Aventura Mall, 19501 Biscayne Boulevard, Aventura JoinÂ Donald J Pliner at theirÂ retail store in the Aventura Mall on May 18, 2013 to meet the legendary designing duo, Donald and Lisa PlineÂ personally. Enjoy free sips and lite bites compliments of Grand Lux Cafe, plus first-hand style tips and one-on-one […]
Friday, February 24, 6pm – Tobacco Breeze,Â 12532 SW 120th Street, Miami Miamiâ€™s My Fatherâ€™s Cigars and Ron Abuelo Rum will collaborate to host a special tasting of Cigars and Rum. Whether you are a novice cigar smoker or deem yourself an aficionado, enjoy this opportunity to pair the finest collection of My Fatherâ€™s Cigars with […]
March 2 – 11, 2:45pm – Regal South Beach Cinemas, Gusman Center, Coral Gables Art Cinema, Tower Theater, O Cinema & Miami Beach Cinematheque The ten-day Miami International Film Festival, is back with its 29th edition and is dedicated to bridging cultural understanding through thought-provoking programming of world cinema. See the latest and greatest films […]