Florida Association of Chamber Professionals Recognizes the Miramar Pembroke Pines Regional Chamber of Commerce as Chamber of the Year
OCALA, FL - December 7, 2022 - The Florida Association of Chamber Professionals (FACP) recognized Florida’s top chambers of commerce throughout the state for their outstanding achievement and dedication to the industry. The awards were presented at the organization’s Annual Conference, held December 6-8, 2022, at the Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Ocala.
Annually, FACP recognizes up to three chambers of commerce within Florida that have excelled in a variety of areas, including: financial stability, membership recruitment and retention; governmental relations; strategic planning; technology; communications; special events; innovation and accomplishments over the past three years. The application process is very detailed and requires a true commitment from those who choose to apply.
This year, FACP recognized the Miramar Pembroke Pines Regional Chamber of Commerce in the annual budget category of less than $500,000.
City of Miramar’s Economic Development and Housing Department Receives Accreditation by the International Economic Development Council
The Only City in Broward County to Receive the Designation!
MIRAMAR, FL - November 23, 2022 - The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) announces that the City of Miramar’s Economic Development and Housing Department (EDH) has been recognized as one of 71 economic development organizations across the United States and Canada to be accredited by IEDC as an Accredited Economic Development Organization (AEDO).
“Miramar’s Economic Development and Housing Department displays the professionalism, commitment, and technical expertise that is deserving of this honor,” said IEDC President and CEO Nathan Ohle.
Anita Fain Taylor, Director of Miramar’s EDH added, “My team is honored to be given this distinction by the IEDC. We have a hard-working and dedicated staff who administer the various programs that benefit our local businesses, and they continue to deliver with consistency and excellence.”
Everglades High School Army JROTC Team to Compete in National Academic Bowl Championship in Washington, DC
MIRAMAR, FL - April 13, 2022 – Through all the obstacles students have faced over the last two years, Army JROTC cadets have risen to the challenge through their participation in the 2021-2022 JROTC Leadership & Academic Bowl (JLAB). The cadets from Everglades High School have proven their ability to overcome and succeed despite those obstacles.
After advancing through two intense phases of online competition, the Everglades High School JROTC Academic Team, composed of Jean Carlos Gonzalez, Lorenzo Trocio, Tien Pham, and Evelyn Contreras, will compete in a Championship event in Washington, DC. The 2022 U.S. Army JROTC Academic Bowl Championship will be held on The Catholic University of America campus, June 24-28, 2022. This event is sponsored by the U.S. Army Cadet Command and is conducted by the College Options Foundation.
Everglades High School JROTC team earned top scores out of the 1,942 Army JROTC academic teams that competed worldwide. The team is one of only thirty-two Army JROTC Academic Bowl teams in the nation to advance to the final competition, which includes an all-expense-paid trip to the Championship event in D.C.