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Florida Aquarium and TECO Celebrate Solar in Honor of World Ocean Month – Florida Trend

Tampa, FL (June 11, 2021): In honor of World Ocean Month, The Florida Aquarium and Tampa Electric welcomed nearly 40 campers from Mission Tampa Bay, to The Florida Aquarium’s new 6,000 square-foot Rooftop Terrace, to highlight the importance of solar energy. The Terrace, which overlooks Tampa Bay, includes a state-of-the-art solar installation made possible through an innovative partnership with Tampa Electric Company (TECO). The panels will produce an estimated 134 kilowatts of electricity each year. That is enough electricity to power approximately 18 homes.

“We are extremely appreciative of TECO’s involvement as we strive to make a difference in our

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Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens Presents Pride Month Programming – Florida Trend

June 10, 2021 — JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens will host a series of events throughout June 2021 in observance of Pride Month. These events, presented both in-person at the Museum and virtually, will celebrate the LGBTQI+ community while creating opportunities for connection, reflection and dialogue.

Programs will include:

  • June 15 and 19 | Queer: From Ancient to Contemporary | Queerness has existed in art for centuries. While we may not be able to wedge people from past cultures into our current understanding of gender and sexuality, there have been individuals who were gender non-conforming
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Where to Experience Family-Friendly Fun in The Palm Beaches this Summer – Florida Trend

Lake Worth Beach, Fla., June 09, 2021— School is out and it’s time for summer! After many months spent indoors and navigating the virtual learning world, many families are eager to get outside and find ways to continue education and enrichment throughout the summer months. 

The Cultural Council for Palm Beach County and its many arts and cultural organizations have an exciting lineup of experiences for both kids and adults to enjoy. From in-person to virtual summer camps, art classes, musical experiences and more, there is truly something for the entire family to enjoy all while taking in the

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The Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital Announces the 2021 Florida Forum Speaker Series – Florida Trend

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (June 8, 2021) – The Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital proudly announces the schedule for the 2021 Florida Forum Speaker Series.

The speakers are Grammy award-winning singer/songwriter Tim McGraw on Sept. 22, 2021, Four-time Super Bowl champion and broadcaster Terry Bradshaw on Oct. 26, 2021, and Maj. Gen. Charles F. Bolden, Jr., a retired Marine officer, astronaut and former NASA Administrator, on Nov. 17, 2021. The series will take place at the Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts.

Presented by The Women’s Board, the Florida Forum raises awareness and funds for Wolfson Children’s Hospital of Jacksonville, supporting

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Art exhibition pays tribute to frontline healthcare workers – Florida Trend

Nelson Cárdenas has already received acclaim for his art. However, the self-taught artist who is a prep cook at Orlando Health Dr. P. Phillips Hospital recently embarked on another project to promote positivity and healing during the COVID-19 pandemic, for which he’s now receiving a different type of praise.

Tonight, an exhibition of Mr. Cárdenas’ portraits of hospital staff who provided care to COVID-19 patients during the pandemic will open at the Orange County Regional History Center in downtown Orlando. Titled Healthcare Heroes: Portraits of Orlando Health’s Frontline Workers, the group of thirteen large, stunning portraits by the Central

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