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Welcome to District 1
I am excited to be working with you as your District 1 representative and I continue to work tirelessly on your behalf. There is a lot going on in Miami-Dade County and I want you to be well-informed about everything that affects you.
To ensure you are knowledgeable, be sure to take advantage of the varied information resources available to you. My website will give you the most-up-to date County information available. The District 1 newsletter will keep you connected and informed of the activities in your community. Our new and improved district office provides access to a friendly and helpful staff as well as the County services you need.
This is an exciting era for District 1. You are a part of this history. I strongly believe we can work together and move District 1 to a higher level of success. However, our community will not succeed without your participation. Please know your input is valuable and I welcome your suggestions and thoughts. I look forward to hearing from you and representing you in the years to come.
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Culture and Crafts to highlight Black Heritage Festival
Join Commissioner Jordan and City of Miami Gardens Councilman Rodney Harris for an afternoon of culture, crafts and creative artists. The Black Heritage Festival will take place on Saturday, February 7, from noon until 3 p.m., at the Betty T. Ferguson Recreational Complex, 3000 NW 199th Street, in Miami Gardens.
Commissioner Jordan offers Free Small Business Certification Workshop
Small business owners looking to become certified to work on future construction projects are invited to attend Commissioner Barbara Jordan’s Small Business Certification workshop. The free event will be held on Tuesday, September 23, at the Smith Conference Center at Florida Memorial University, 15800 NW 42nd Avenue, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Commissioner Jordan hosts annual Hispanic Heritage Festival
Miami-Dade County Commissioner Barbara J. Jordan invites residents to attend the 2014 Hispanic Heritage Festival, scheduled to take place on Saturday, September 27, from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m., at Country Village Park, 6550 N.W. 188 Terrace, in Miami. This annual event celebrates the rich Hispanic influence in the northwest corridor of Miami-Dade County and will feature an array of FREE activities for the entire family, including live entertainment, face painting, bounce houses, rock climbing, pony rides, food, and a petting zoo.
California Club residents seek solution to library closing with Commissioner Jordan and other local stakeholders
A meeting of the minds took place in District 1 to address the closing of the California Club Branch Library located at 850 Ives Dairy Road, in Northeast Miami. At the request of Commissioner Jordan, residents of the Ives Estates Homeowners Association, Miami-Dade Library Administrators and others with a vested interest in the multimedia center met to identify solutions that would maintain some semblance of a library.
Commissioner Jordan honors first U.S. woman to medal in Summer and Winter Olympics
Miami-Dade County Commissioner Barbara J. Jordan and the Board of County Commissioners congratulated Lauryn Williams today for making history as the first U.S. woman to medal in the Summer and Winter Olympics. Williams won a Gold Medal in Track and Field for the 4x100 Relay during the 2012 Summer Olympics and a Silver Medal in the Two-Man Bobsled during the Winter Olympics this past February.
Florida Memorial University Honors Commissioner Jordan for Leadership
Standing before a packed audience, Miami-Dade County Commissioner Barbara J. Jordan accepted an award from the Board of Trustees of Florida Memorial University (FMU). Jordan, who videotaped her contributions to the historically black university, was recently honored with the Community Leadership Award at the Bonaventure Hotel in Weston, Florida.
Save money on your prescriptions with discount card
In a joint effort between Miami-Dade and the National Association of Counties (NACo), Miami-Dade County launched a prescription discount card program to help residents save money on their medications. The free Miami-Dade County Prescription Discount Card can save you an average of 24 percent on prescriptions at participating pharmacies. There's no enrollment, no fee, and it's available at numerous County facilities near you. For more information, visit the program website or call 1-877-321-2652.Back to Top Page Last Edited: Thu Jan 29, 2015 9:22:25 AM
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