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Andrea Carneiro

Andrea Carneiro
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Coral GablesIn Our Schools

An Entrepreneurial Spirit

Anyone who has lost a pet can relate to the panic and worry that comes with missing a furry friend. Luckily, one enterprising Coral Gables High School student has a solution…and $5,000 seed money. On October 1st Gables High senior...

The Philanthropist

Paw Power – Paws 4 You

Name: Lisa Merkin Organization: Paws 4 You paws4you.org Background: Lisa Merkin’s work with animals has been a true lifelong calling, beginning back in childhood and evolving into her dedication to Paws 4 You. “I have always been involved with animals...

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Fighting Like a Girl

Name: Beth Armstrong Organization: Race for the Cure raceforthecure.org Background: For Armstrong, raising money for breast cancer research isn’t just a cause; it’s a personal mission. The 40-year-old mother of three boys was, herself, diagnosed with Invasive Ductal Carcinoma at...

In Our Schools

Fairchild Challenge Partners with NASA

For middle and high school students participating in this year’s Fairchild Challenge they’ll have to keep their feet planted firmly on the ground, but their heads up in space. For the first time, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden has partnered with...

In the Community

Season Preview

Book your tickets now! As the season gets underway we take a look at the “can’t miss” events, shows and concerts headed to South Florida. DANCE Miami City Ballet Miami’s famed company takes on classics such as George Balanchine’s The...

In Our Schools

A Very Entrepreneurial Summer

Forget swimming, tennis and basketball. For one group of Miami-Dade students summer is all business. The eight-week intensive camp is run by Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE), a non-profit dedicated to helping students from low-income communities recognize business opportunities and...

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Cause for a KISS

Name: Lauren Davis Organization: The KISS Initiative facebook.com/theKISSinitiative Background: Established in May 2015, the KISS Initiative helps pediatric stroke survivors via a restricted fund within the Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation by providing financial assistance for therapies critical to rehabilitation after...

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