Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief Wins International Women’s Leadership Community Leader Award

(Fort Lauderdale) August 31, 2017

Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief was the recipient of the 2017 Community Leader Award at the 6th Annual Suits, Stilettos and Lipstick (SSL) Empowerment and Leadership conference. The event was sponsored by the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Lipstick Foundation.

Mayor Sharief was on hand to accept this prestigious award:

“I am honored to be recognized as a community leader on such an amazing platform that celebrates and inspires women to step into their power and pursue their dreams”.

You can read more about the award here.

Dr. Elizabeth King, Founder of Suits, Stilettos and Lipstick began the conference by giving an impassioned speech to empower women to ask “What do you really want?” and “Where do you want to go?” The event included the following speakers:

  • Dr. Elizabeth King, Founder and Chief Inspiration Officer, Suits, Stilettos and Lipstick & internationally recognized mindset and business strategist, author and speaker.
  • Kandee G, Creator of The Vision Program, Author, Speaker, Radio Personality, Magazine Editor, Equine Assisted Therapist
  • Laura Diaz, Radio and TV personality
MAYOR SHARIEF PRESENTS “BROWARD MEANS BUSINESS” PROCLAMATION TO DR. BARRY KAY, OWNER OF HOLLYWOOD EYES, HOLLYWOOD, FL

Mayor Sharief has also been handing out awards of late. Her “Broward Means Business” Initiative proclamations recognize successful small and medium-sized businesses from Fort Lauderdale to Tamarac and include Hollywood Eyes and Flashback Diner, to name two.

Often at the forefront of community engagement and advocacy, Barbara Sharief has offered inspiring leadership to many women entrepreneurs through the years as an owner of a successful business and a leading political figure in South Florida.

For more information on Barbara Sharief visit her official website at barbarasharief.com.

Washington DC Court Reporters, Gore Brothers, Announce New Legal News Blog

(Washington D.C.) Augus 22, 2017

Gore Brothers, Washington D.C. court reporters, is pleased to announce the publication of its new legal news blog for the capital region. The Washington D.C. legal news blog provides information on events and special cases in the nation’s capital. The blog features posts on everything from proposed legislation in Congress to releases related to the local Bar Associations.

For example, a recent publication provided readers with links to the Washington D.C. Bar Association and news on its events.

Gore Brothers President Joe Grabowski comments on the new blog: “We want to expand our coverage of legal news in the nation’s capital since we have been so active in the legal community with our work for top law firms in the area. This blog is the logical next step in our ever-expanding online publishing endeavors.”

Gore Brothers is a full service court reporting firm with offices in Baltimore, Alexandria, Rockville, Anapolis and Towson in addition to Washington D.C. The company maintains a very high profile list of clients along the East Coast and the Capital Beltway.

Services offered by Gore Brothers include real time court reporting, videoconferencing, videography, document transcription and much more.

For more information on Gore Brothers and their services visit their official website at gorebrother.com or their official Facebook Page. Gore Brothers is also a senior member of the National Network Reporting Company (NNRC), the world’s most advanced and comprehensive court reporters directory.

 

Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief Responds to Report on Fort Lauderdale Airport Shooting

(Fort Lauderale) August 18, 2017

The January 6, 2017 shooting at Fort Lauderdale airport which resulted in 5 deaths was recently investigated by an independent consultant. Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief  was joined by Commissioners Steve Geller, Chip LaMarca, and Michael Udine along with Broward County Administrator Bertha Henry, Aviation Director & CEO Mark Gale and Broward Sheriff Scott Israel at a news conference that released the report and addressed its conclusions.

The report is available for viewing and download here.

The main points of the report include the response by law enforcement officials and subsequent security measures that were taken by local authorities.

The press conference, with video below, addressed many questions surrounding the tragedy including the relationship between TSA and the Broward County Sheriff’s office.

Interestingly, there are no redactions by Broward County authorities and it was released to the public in its entirety.

The Video of the Press Conference

 

Education

Eagle Arts Academy Announces New Arts & Technology Curriculum

(Wellington, Florida) August 10, 2017

Eagle Arts Academy, a charter school for Kindergarten through eight grade, is pleased to announce the release of its new arts and technology curriculum. The tuition-free charter school in Wellington, Florida is among the few Florida educational institutions to integrate a true artistic learning format that includes over 40 minutes of arts instruction every day. Students take classes in drama, acting, art, music, voice, and animation as well as coding and design.

School Founder Gregory Blount talks of the need to integrate knowledge from a diverse set of backgrounds for today’s students: “At Eagle Arts we have always believed in the importance of creativity. We are inspired by the truly great achievements of visionary Walt Disney who famously claimed “If you can dream it you can do it.” We developed our curriculum with this concept in mind to bring the latest in technology and creative learning to our students.”

The school has created a project-learning concept by teaching an overall 15-minute group session before creating smaller groups for students to be rotated through learning centers that foster multidisciplinary and holistic learning.

For more information on the Eagle Arts Academy curriculum visit the school’s official website at ealgeartsacademy.com.

Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief Featured in Your South Florida PBS Video

(Fort Lauderdale) August 1, 2017

Your South Florida is a PBS Program designed to offer viewers an insider’s look at the cultural and political life of Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties. Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief was recently featured in the interview-style program hosted by Pam Giganti.

Ms. Sharief’s appearance is the subject of a new video on Youtube, hosted by the official Youtube page of Your South Florida. You can watch the video here:

The official Your South Florida website describes the show with the following:

Your South Florida is a new kind of public affairs program addressing the need for civil discourse on the issues that impact our South Florida communities, from the Keys to the Treasure Coast. This unique program also offers viewers the chance to be a critical part of the conversation. Each week, Your South Florida, hosted by Emmy award winning journalist, Pam Giganti.

Barbara Sharief is among the leading political figures in Florida. The Florida native was elected Mayor of Broward County for the second time in 2016. Her career includes success as an entrepreneur and the donation of her salary to various charities while she was on the Miramar City Commission.

She is the county’s first African-American female and Muslim Mayor.

For more information visit the official Your South Florida website and the official Barbara Sharief website.

Elder Care Attorney Mark Shalloway Announces New Document Resource

West Palm Beach (July 28, 2017)

In the never-ending jumble of red tape and government forms, patients and family members now have a new online document resource at Shalloway &  Shalloway, P.A. G. Mark Shalloway, an elder care and special needs attorney based in West Palm Beach, Florida is please to announce the creation of an online document repository containing forms and other documents for consultation and download.

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The forms are designed to aid families in many processes and questions they may have in the evolution of finding care and legal help for loved ones, parents and friends.

“Elderly and special needs patients are among the most vulnerable people in our society and navigating the complex legal and political waters to find help can be daunting.” says Mr. Shalloway. “We put together a helpful list of downloadable forms to help our clients and prospective clients get started on the right path.”

The care of elderly has become a major story in the American political and healthcare discourse as the country’s population ages. It is estimated that more than 48 million Americans will need some form of elder care by 2018.

The list of forms on the Shalloway website includes:

For more information on Mark Shalloway or Shalloway & Shalloway, P.A. visit the official website or the official Facebook page.

Dr. Shayan Rahman Appointed New Assistant Chief of Neurosurgery by Kaiser Permanente

(Los Angeles, CA) February 9, 2017

The California-based Healthcare Group, Kaiser Permanente, recently announced the appointment of Dr. Shayan Rahman as their new Assistant Chief of Neurosurgery. Certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery, Dr. Rahman is an alumnus of UCLA’s David Geffen School of Medicine and a noted Los Angeles-based neurosurgeon.

Dr. Shayan Rahman

The new appointment indicates Dr. Rahman’s rise among the ranks of America’s neurosurgeons. He is noted for his unique approach to patient-doctor interactions that values understanding both the emotional and physical components of a patient’s condition. Dr. Rahman is also an Assistant Clinical Professor and Site Director for the UCLA Neurosurgery Residence.

His commitment to his profession as both a practicing surgeon and an educator have earned him many awards within his field and in his Southern California community. Born in Ohio, Dr. Rahman spent the majority of his childhood in Southern California.

After earning an undergraduate degree in Biology Dr. Rahman undertook residencies the University of California Los Angeles Medical Center in Los Angeles for neurosurgery and a fellowship in Complex Spine Surgery at the University of Michigan Medical Center in Ann Arbor. 

Dr. Rahman speaks Spanish and Urdu in addition to English. He first joined Kaiser Parmanente in 2012. For more information visit the official Kaiser Permanent Website.

TV Shows

Profiles Series Announces New Reports on Charter Schools

profiles-series-logo2(NEW YORK, NY) MAY 24, 2016– The producers of the Profiles Series are announcing an upcoming report on how charter schools are bringing new ways of educating students to American classrooms.

The Profiles Series TV show airs around the country on cable television networks.

This spring, the program is bringing the very best in America’s educational system to public television audiences. This new report will highlight how innovative teaching methods that are already showing results in charter schools around the country can help improve classroom performance for all students. Educators will be telling Profiles their stories about how new approaches to teaching are helping students become excited about learning, which translates to better results on standardized tests and report cards.

The new reports are set to air later this spring and this summer in television markets around the country. Check local listings to find out when the show airs in your hometown.

BWF Announces Technology Based Services for Attorneys

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Beovich, Walter, and Friend is placing new and innovative services alongside an experienced team to serve top attorneys.

(PORTLAND, OR) MAY 4, 2016— Oregon court reporters at Beovich, Walter, and Friend are announcing a robust selection of services that are designed to take advantage of connectivity to help lawyers meet the evolving demands of their casework.

Today’s attorneys are taking on challenging cases that require new approaches to case preparation, information management, and case presentation. New types of media require new approaches to storage and retrieval, and time is of the essence as lawyers work against tighter deadlines in crowded court dockets.

New solutions to the challenges of legal work lie in services offered by top Oregon court reporting firms like Beovich, Walter, and Friend. These services include:

  • Certified Court Reporters (local, national and international coverage)
  • Expedited and Daily Transcripts, Same-Day Drafts
  • Realtime Reporting (connecting to iPads, iPhones, or other device)
  • Internet streaming (text and/or video)
  • Hyperlinked Exhibits and Synchronized Video
  • Videography and Videoconferencing (HD/IP address)
  • Trial Presentation, Document and Case Management
  • Secure Online Access, 24-Hour Assistance
  • Tape and CD Transcription
  • Complimentary Conference Rooms in Our Office
  • Fully Itemized Invoices

Each service is designed to help today’s legal professional serve their clients and work more efficiently and effectively, taking better advantage of their time and talents.

To learn more about Beovich, Walter, and Friend or to schedule a service, visit their website at bwfreporters.com.

MediaSophia Announces New Contemporary Art Campaigns for Galleries, Auction Houses and Collectors

May 4, 2016, Lake Worth, Florida

MediaSophia, an internet marketing and design firm in Lake Worth, Florida, is pleased to announce the creation of a new contemporary art division dedicated to providing elegant campaigns for galleries, auction houses, artists, museums and collectors. The services include custom mobile-friendly web design, social media campaigns, branding, reputation management and public relation along with custom marketing campaigns that provide a heightened brand awareness for specific artists and works.

While the contemporary art market is heating up at a record pace thanks to new frontiers abroad in the form of private collectors and art fairs, the industry lags behind many others when it comes to marketing and selling its artists online.

The President of MediaSophia, George Magalios, shares his excitement regarding this new venture: “We’re pleased to begin this new division of services for the contemporary art industry as it is very dear to me. Having been a practicing artist and counting many artists friends, I feel like we are taking our company to an exciting place”.

The new division will include customized campaigns that maximize the valuations of younger artists and collectors by promoting both the market side and the conceptual/artistic side of their work.

For more information visit the official MediaSophia Contemporary art page at mediasophia.com/art or call 561.701.8612.