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Homestead Chooses Community over Chaos at Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

Homestead Chooses Community over Chaos at Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

In an annual tradition, the Homestead and Florida City Communities united to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Community activists, students, distinguished dignitaries, and many...

Grants to Latino Students Who Wish to Go to University

Grants to Latino Students Who Wish to Go to University

The Hispanic Heritage Foundation Youth Awards program makes it easier for Latino students to access college and advance along their professional paths. This is the case of Elisa Juarez, 2001...

Cauley Square the Last Railroad Village in Florida, an Ideal Place for Your Events and Get-togethers

Cauley Square the Last Railroad Village in Florida, an Ideal  Place for Your Events and Get-togethers

The village had a major makeover after Hurricane Andrew and its devastation. The place refused to die, and now Cauley Square is a perfect spot where family and community come...

The Historic Seminole Theatre Will Host 3RG Miami’s Concert

The Historic Seminole Theatre Will Host 3RG Miami’s Concert

3RG Miami (Three Ricans and a Girl) will be making its way back to The Historic Seminole Theatre in Homestead, FL, with a concert on January 26, 2019, that is sure to deliver something...

Marion Carberry in Pursuit of Her Passion from Jamaica to New York to Florida

Marion Carberry in Pursuit of Her Passion from Jamaica to New York to Florida

An immigrant’s story as an entrepreneur and a leader who fought for her dreams and found her life purpose in education.

In-house Mental and Medical Health Services in Homestead: A Multidisciplinary Team Offer

In-house Mental and Medical Health Services in Homestead: A Multidisciplinary Team Offer

Monarch All Health is a family-oriented health center based in Homestead, offering mental health and medical services to all ages, but with a focus on children 0-5 years old.

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Miami-Dade Parks celebrates 90 years of inspiring people to Live A Park Life!

Miami-Dade Parks celebrates 90 years of inspiring people to Live A Park Life!

This year, the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department is celebrating 90 years since its founding in 1929.  To commemorate this important milestone, the Parks Department is hosting...

M-DCPS Early Childhood Programs, VPK Enrollment Campaign

M-DCPS Early Childhood Programs, VPK Enrollment Campaign

                      Applications for children 3 and 4 years old are now being accepted for the 2019-2020 school year. Miami-Dade County...

El Alcalde de Homestead Stephen R. Shelley juramentó para su cargo

El Alcalde de Homestead Stephen R. Shelley juramentó para su cargo

                       El 14 de Enero de 2019, Stephen R. Shelly juramentó para convertirse en el nuevo alcalde de Homestead durante...

Winners announced for the 31st Annual In the Company of Women Awards  

Winners announced for the 31st Annual In the Company of Women Awards  

As the Miami-Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department marks its 31st year hosting the coveted In the Company of Women Awards, 15 inspiring women leaders have been selected to...

M-DCPS Supports Students, Employees Affected by Government Shutdown

M-DCPS Supports Students, Employees Affected by Government Shutdown

As the government shutdown enters its third week, an estimated 800,000 federal employees will face their first missed paycheck on Friday. Miami-Dade County Public Schools’ (M-DCPS) stands ready to assist...

Grand opening for new day docks at Pelican Island

Grand opening for new day docks at Pelican Island

On Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, at 10 a.m., the Miami-Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department and District 3 Commissioner and Miami-Dade County Commission Chairwoman Audrey M. Edmonson, will host...

Health

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Nov2018
Nicklaus Children’s Walk-in Urgent Care Centers: Your Partner in Managing Minor Injury and Illness During Flu Season

Nicklaus Children’s Walk-in Ur...

Care for the unexpected inconvenience of minor illness or injury just got easier for parents. Walk-in pediatric Urgent Care Centers in Miami-Dade County are located in Doral, Hialeah, Homestead,...

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Oct2018
DOH-Miami-Dade Recognizes National Latino AIDS Awareness Day

DOH-Miami-Dade Recognizes Nati...

In recognition of National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day, the Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County and local partners will host three free community awareness and HIV/STD testing events.

12
Sep2018
Back Pain - What to Do?

Back Pain - What to Do?

Over 80% of the population will suffer from lower back pain during their lives.

15
Aug2018
Acne Breakouts - Controlling Problem Pimples

Acne Breakouts - Controlling P...

Zits. Pimples. Spots. Whatever you call it, acne can cause discomfort and embarrassment. This skin condition affects most people at some point during their lives. About 4 out of every 5 people ex...

Education

07
Aug2018
Back to School, 8 Tips and Tricks for a  Successful 2018 School Year

Back to School, 8 Tips and Tri...

Summer is almost over and it’s that exciting time of the year again: back to school. An opportunity to start from scratch and have a wonderful school year. Make sure to start fresh with a c...

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Jul2018
 Don’t Let the Summer Reading Slide Stall Your Child’s Literacy

Don’t Let the Summer Reading S...

Like most kids, I couldn’t wait for summer vacation when I was young. As a dyslexic student, school was my greatest stressor, and that fact only made my longing for summer break more intens...

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Apr2018
The English Center (TEC): Top-of-the-Line Education Programs

The English Center (TEC): Top-...

ESOL and career/technical education are part of the unique programs offered by The English Center (TEC) Some of these courses are also taught in Spanish.

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Mar2018
To Improve School Security In Parkland’s Aftermath, Miami-Dade County Leaders Want $29.8 million

To Improve School Security In...

In light of the tragic event that occurred on February 14 during which 17 lives were lost at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, in what is now considered one of the deadli...

Sports

01
Oct2018
"I Live Active" Wellness Showcase returns to Goulds Park Nov. 9

"I Live Active" Well...

Being active can have many positive effects on one’s physical, emotional and social well-being. Research suggests that exercising outside for at least 20 minutes a day can greatly improve a...

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Apr2018
Health and Fitness Coach Committed to Helping Others Live Healthy, Fit and Happy Lives

Health and Fitness Coach Commi...

Dianna Forsberg Shares Six Steps to Spring Back into a Health and Fitness Routine

02
Jan2018
How to find time to exercise?

How to find time to exercise?

If exercising more is a goal in the year ahead, the following are a few strategies to make that happen... A new year marks a great time to embrace change. Many people do just that by making resol...

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May2017
Neymar Jr.’s Five U.S. Final to Showcase the Country’s Most Skilled Five-Man Soccer Teams in Unique Elimination Format

Neymar Jr.’s Five U.S. Final t...

Following qualifying tournaments in 17 different U.S. cities, top teams will meet in Miami June 10 to determine who will play for the World Championship in Brazil this July Miami, FL (May 30...

Following qualifying tournaments in 17 different U.S. cities, top teams will meet in Miami June 10 to determine who will play for the World Championship in Brazil this July
 
Miami, FL (May 30, 2017) – Neymar Jr.’s Five is now in its second year and features over 96,000 players from 53 countries, all of whom are vying for the World Championship. In the U.S. alone, 550 teams competed this spring to qualify for the upcoming U.S. Final in Miami, but only 18 teams remain following the regional qualifiers that took place all across the country in cities from Orlando to San Diego.

Known for his energetic pace and playmaking skills, Neymar Jr. has solidified his reputation as one of the best players on the globe. His tournament, Neymar Jr.’s Five, is designed to reward the skills that make Neymar Jr. such a special talent. The games are fast (10 min. long), and the pace even faster on surfaces that range from asphalt to turf. The field of play is tight – about 8 percent of the size of the average pitch – which emphasizes ball control and quick decision-making skills. The goals are smaller as well (1.5x .8m), making pinpoint finishing another key ingredient for success. Teams also need to weather adversity since a goal allowed means a player from that team heads to the bench in this unique elimination format.
 
“Neymar Jr’s Five not only showcases skill, dedication, teamwork and tactics, but it also brings out the best in the creative, imaginative and heart of the game,” said Competition Director Eddie Salcedo. “Everyone who’s qualified to travel to Miami has already made an incredible accomplishment but the players know there is still work to be done.”
The American teams range in styles from the more aggressive offensive teams to the defensive-minded squads that rely on the counterattack to score their goals. These varying styles will be on display all day Saturday, June 10 at Bayfront Park on the ‘Promenade’ where all 18 teams compete to advance and take on the world’s best in Neymar Jr.’s hometown of Praia Grande, Brazil where Neymar Jr. will be on hand to personally crown the 2017 World Champions July 7-8. The winning team will also go to Barcelona to watch a game, hang with Neymar, and meet his FC Barcelona teammates to cap an already unforgettable experience.
 
About Neymar Jr.’s Five
In its first year, Neymar Jr’s Five had over 65.000 players take part from 47 countries. In 2017, the tournament is bigger and better than ever. More than 50 countries, spread over 6 continents have hosted tournament qualifiers in a bid to have their National Finalists take home the trophy.
Neymar Jr’s Five is fun, fast and technical with the trophy going to the best five-man team in the world. The finals will take place in Praia Grande, outside of São Pablo July 7-8. http://www.neymarjrsfive.com/en/US 
 
For the latest about Neymar Jr’s Five, follow @NeymarJrsFive and join the conversation with #NeymarJrsFive.

Haz clic para leer en Español: Neymar Jr.’s Five U.S. Final presenta a los mejores equipos de fútbol de cinco hombres del país en formato de eliminación única

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