Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners

Jan 11: Installation Ceremony Chair Edmonson & Vice Chair Sosa

We hope this brief note finds you well. As promised, here is the latest from County Hall:  The Installation Ceremony for Chairwoman and Vice Chairwoman of the Board is scheduled for Friday, the 11th of January, starting at 10am at the County Commission Chambers.

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Happy New Year 2019

Happy & Prosperous New Year

Godt Nytt År from Ålesund, Norway where Marile, the kids and I celebrated the New Year with warm Norwegian friends and shared a special prayer — May God Bless you and your family with prosperity, good health, and happiness in 2019 and always. Thank you for your friendship and continued support in helping make 2019 …

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Lopez Family Norway 2018 2019

#ThankfulThursday: 2018 Year-in-Review

This passage inspired Marile and me to write this #ThankfulThurday — dedicated to the laborers — the volunteers, leaders, and professionals tirelessly working to help families and children in need — in our community and around the world. The needs are many — and, so we thank you for stepping up and pray others will do likewise and give of their time, talents, and treasure — to those in need. In your honor, here are but a few of those profound acts of kindness, caring and generosity through-out 2018:

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Lopez Family Christmas

Mele Kalikimaka from our family to yours

Wishing you and yours the gifts of the season–Peace, Joy & Hope Thank you for your friendship and continued support. During this holiday season, our thoughts turn gratefully to those who have made our success possible.

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#EthicsMatters: Important Lobbyist Registration Deadline Jan. 15

Before we head out for the holidays–important compliance deadlines loom. None more vitally important than the ethics and regulations on County government lobbying and lobbyist registrations. This #EthicsMatters brief focuses on these specific questions–just in time for the 2019 Annual Lobbyist Registration due–January 15.  So, who is a lobbyists and therefore needs to register? Lobbying at a Glance… Deadline: 1/15/2019 Online Registration Course Registration Clerk of the Board …

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Annia Lopez Boys & Girls Club of MiamiDade Volunteer

#ThankfulThursday: Thank You For Changing Lives in 2018 …

Marile and I firmly believe that “For it is in giving that we receive”.

Thus, our 2018 year-end #ThankfulThursday, invites you to reflect with us on the many lives we have helped change by supporting the caring and compassionate charitable organizations in our South Florida community, nation, and the world.

Thanks to your generous contributions of your time, talent and treasure, the lives of many families and kids have been changed.  Moreover, each woman, man and child you helped now knows that you believe in them — empowering to believe in themselves and in a better future.

We invite you to meet Samantha, Johandra, and other Boys & Girls Club of Miami-Dade  — see for yourself their heartwarming stories and how their lives you have transformed.

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