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June 24 - 30, 2009

Aventura Hospital hosts Richard Kuper, Miami-Dade County League of Cities

Bob Hollander, Brown & Brown Insurance; Harold Foster; Aletha Player, FPL; Richard Kuper, MDCLC; Heather Rohan, Aventura Hospital; Tom Oliveri, Northern Trust

Miami-Dade County League of Cities (MDCLC) Executive Director Richard Kuper recently met with Aventura Marketing Council Board members at Aventura Hospital and Medical Center where he discussed the mission of MDCLC to unite the 35 local cities and municipalities of which all are members. MDCLC cultivates and maintains the most proficient ways of administering government for the general welfare of residents and businesses in the county. AMC Board members Aletha Player of FPL and Bob Hollander of Brown & Brown Insurance, both active members of MDCLC, agree the organization creates a unique opportunity for business people to meet local community decision makers. For more information, call 305-416-4155 or visit

Simcha Chapter of Hadassah recognizes Donald J. Pliner for contributions to the Tower Campaign Simcha Chapter of Hadassah members recently attended a cocktail party hosted by Donald J. Pliner at the Aventura Mall. To benefit Hadassah's Tower Campaign, Pliner contributed 10% of the evening's sales to the esteemed medical building project. The Sarah Nancy Wiadro, Hadassah Grassroots Chairperson of the Tower Campaign; Fanny Wetsman Davidson (L-R) Korn, Simcha Chapter Fundraising Chair; Diane Gosler, Simcha Chapter VP; Donald J. Tower at Hadassah Pliner with Baby Doll; and Judy Mann, Simcha Chapter President Medical Center, to be dedicated in 2012, will be the first to unite advanced medical technologies. Simcha Chapter of Hadassah, chartered in 2001, meets monthly at The Willie and Celia Trump Synagogue on Williams Island, drawing women from all over Northeast Miami-Dade. Ongoing activities and events include the chapter's study group, Girls Night Out, birthday club, annual fashion show and dinner, and educational meetings and luncheons. For information about Simcha membership, contact Fern Fishkin at 305-932-9660.

Dan Palmer, Aventura News; Aventura Comm. Michael Stern, Stern Bloom Media; Andy Lewis, Eisinger Brown Lewis & Frankel; Fernando Levy Hara, G&D Developers

Aventura Marketing Council recognizes Det. Jeannette Jones Det. Jones was assigned several vehicle burglary cases involving several victims with a high dollar amount of stolen items. Jones voluntarily worked various hours in order to meet with victims, security personnel and to carry out surveillances. She was able to identify one subject via video and once he was contacted and interviewed, he not only confessed to pawning merchandise stolen during the vehicle burglaries, but fully identified his partner. Det. Jones was able to obtain a written confession from the second subject and through her persistent hard work, the stolen merchandise was located and recovered. Utilizing patience, determination and overall excellent investigative skills, Det. Jones was able to charge these suspects with several burglaries and clear five cases.

Aventura News, June 24, 2009 Edition - Miami, Florida  
Aventura News, June 24, 2009 Edition - Miami, Florida  

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