Health Foundation Elects Officers To Board Of Directors

Health Foundation of South Florida recently re-elected Thao M.P. Tran, M.D., M.P.H. as chairwoman along with J. Everett Wilson, Esq. as Vice Chairman and elected Melida Akiti, LCSW as Secretary of the 2018 Board of Directors. The Board leads the largest philanthropy dedicated to improving health in Broward, Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties, with a focus on vulnerable populations.

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Activating Anchor Institutions to Build Thriving Communities in South Florida

As part of Health Foundation of South Florida’s Community Building and Economic Prosperity Initiative, the Foundation, in partnership with Citi Foundation and the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, recently held a “ Activating Anchor Institutions to Build Thriving Communities on South Florida” forum with key community leaders. Photos and meeting materials are available here.

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These school lunches are farm to table

“Specials from our garden,” read the sandwich board in the lunch line at Lake Stevens Elementary’s cafeteria. Students lined up for a salad listed as Romaine lettuce on the menu, but it included fragrant Okinawa spinach and cranberry hibiscus, beet-red leaves that taste of citrusy cranberries. And the baked chicken featured Caribbean thyme.

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