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IN MY OPINION


Mayor Joy Adams

Progress, Innovation And Opportunity

Another Great Week In Our Wonderful City


By Hallandale Beach Mayor Joy Adams

Hello to all. I’m excited to say it’s been another great week in our wonderful City. Progress, Innovation, and Opportunity is the phrase that we uphold daily. Starting our new fiscal year, we have been working hard to live up to those three words.

Recently, I had the opportunity to attend the Aventura Marketing Council/Chamber of Commerce Speed Biz program held in cooperation with the Hallandale Beach Chamber. Like Speed Dating, businesses are given the opportunity to network with each other for a few minutes where they exchange business cards and engage in short conversation before moving on to the next person. After the meeting, participants had ample time to re-connect with any of the people they met over a beautiful breakfast buffet. This was a great way for everyone to network and receive great corporate exposure for their businesses and establish new connections. While there, I saw a few familiar faces from our City including Jesus from Liberty Freedom Tax and Carla from I Love My Casa Realty. In addition, I was able to meet new people and learn about their businesses. One of the people I had the pleasure of meeting was Bernard from Keller Williams Elite Properties which is in Aventura. Overall, this was a great marketing network event which allowed business people to come together. I am delighted that I was able to attend this event and look forward to attending the next one. Thank you to Aventura Marketing Council/Chamber of Commerce for the opportunity.

RiSE Cannabis is the first of its kind to open a business in our City. RiSE Hallandale Beach, which is located at, 308 N Federal Hwy, Hallandale Beach, FL 33009, is a marijuana dispensary that provides patients with high quality, high-THC medicine in a variety of forms such as oils, vaporizer pens, smokable flower, capsules, and so on. RiSE strives to give patients, guests, friends and family the utmost care and attention to make everything around us better. Aiding in giving the community the right to wellness is their top priority that the business aims to uphold. RiSE provides free delivery of products within the tri-county area. Orders can be placed in store or via online at their website Fl.risecannabis.com. In order to be able purchase products patients must hold a medical marijuana license that gives them legal right to do so. We are excited to see the positive changes that RiSE will bring to our City. For more information you can contact the patient Outreach Coordinator Troy Postal via email TPostal@gtigrows.com.

National Hispanic Heritage Month is the period from September 15 to October 15, when people recognize the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the country's history, heritage and culture. The purpose of the celebratory month is to recognize the vital presence of both Hispanic and Latino Americans in the United States. To conclude the celebratory month, the Hallandale/Aventura Rotary Club presented the ‘First Annual Latin Festival/Festival Latino’ at the Gulfstream Early Learning Center where the community was invited to celebrate to try Hispanic cuisine, enjoy music while dancing, and learn more of the culture. In addition, books were given to the children during the event. The event was well put together and enjoyable throughout the evening.

Special Thank you to Officer Marsha Rodner for attending every event ensuring our safety is always kept. Also, Members from the Hallandale/Aventura Rotary Club Fran Markoviz, Marguerite Howden-Goulet, and Club President Alex Cascarano, who is also the owner of Signarama Hallandale Beach, for their participation in almost every city event including the recent the ‘First Annual Latin Festival/Festival Latino’. I sincerely thank every individual for their hard work and dedication.

I’m always open to hear the opinions and feedback from our community. A great way to get your voices heard is at our next Commission Meeting on November 6, 2019, at 5:30 PM in the City’s Commission Chambers. If you are unavailable to attend, I can be reached at (954)457-1318.

Be sure to follow us on all social media platforms and/or visit the City’s website at CoHB.org for all up to date information. As always enjoy our wonderful City and be safe!