My State MLS to Host Free, Educational Webinars for Real Estate Professionals Throughout April 4/1/21, 4/8/21, 4/15/21, 4/22/21, 4/29/21

My State MLS to Host Free, Educational Webinars for Real Estate Professionals Throughout April
Thursday, 04/01/2021-, 02:00 pm-03:00 pm
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Cost: Free

What/Who:
My State MLS, the first nationwide Multiple Listing Service of its kind with agents in all 50 states and Puerto Rico, is hosting free webinars throughout April for real estate professionals looking to grow their career and learn how to incorporate videos into their real estate marketing efforts.

Videos have become an integral part of selling real estate and engaging potential buyers. The April webinars will take real estate professionals through the steps of creating a video from start to finish, including choosing the setup, planning the video, filming, editing and promoting the finished product.

All webinars take place on Thursdays from 2-3 p.m. ET. Please see the webinar schedule and registration details below:

“Lights, Camera, SOLD” Webinar Series:
Learn how to be a star in front of the camera and behind the scenes. By using My State MLS’s advice to create their own masterpieces, attendees can win prizes for best presentation, most informative and most entertaining video during the DAVE Awards on April 29.

April 1, 2–3 p.m. ET: Choosing Your Setup – David Mink, operations manager and national trainer for My State MLS, will be the moderator.
April 8, 2–3 p.m. ET: Planning Your Video – Amanda Sternklar, marketing director for My State MLS, will be the moderator.
April 15, 2–3 p.m. ET: Filming and Editing – David Mink, operations manager and national trainer for My State MLS, will be the moderator.
April 22, 2–3 p.m. ET: Promoting Your Masterpiece – Amanda Sternklar, marketing director for My State MLS, will be the moderator.
April 29, 2–3 p.m. ET: The DAVE Awards – David Mink, operations manager and national trainer for My State MLS, will be the moderator.

To register, real estate and aspiring real estate professionals can visit: www.mystatemls.com/webinar_schedule

When:
Thursday, April 1 from 2–3 p.m. ET
Thursday, April 8 from 2–3 p.m. ET
Thursday, April 15 from 2–3 p.m. ET
Thursday, April 22 from 2–3 p.m. ET
Thursday, April 29 from 2–3 p.m. ET

Where:
Online. Participants will receive online directions with next steps after registering here.

Cost:
FREE

How:
Visit www.mystatemls.com/webinar_schedule to register.

About My State MLS
In 2009, Dawn Pfaff founded NY State MLS, a full multiple listings service (MLS) serving all 62 New York counties. Born from a desire to create a common-sense MLS solution, New York’s statewide Multiple Listing Service quickly garnered agents across the state, as well as nationwide attention and demand for the company’s services. In 2015, My State MLS, the first nationwide Multiple Listing Service of its kind, was created and today it has agents in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. LA State MLS debuted in October 2020. In addition to its MLSs, My State MLS’s services and products have expanded to include direct feeds to all major sites (Zillow, Trulia, Homes.com, Realtor.com and ListHub), international syndication, IDX feed, branded virtual tours, access to FIND, website design, private MLS administration and much more. For more information visit, www.mystatemls.com.

World AIDS Museum and Educational Center presents Through the White Door, an HIV/AIDS Documentary Exhibit by Smiley Pool, at The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale 4/8/21 – 4/30/21

World AIDS Museum and Educational Center presents Through the White Door, an HIV/AIDS Documentary Exhibit by Smiley Pool, at The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale
Thursday, 04/08/2021-04/30/2021, 11:00 am-
The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale
2414 East Sunrise Blvd.,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33304
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Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? YES
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

The World AIDS Museum and Educational Center will present Through the White Door, a documentary photo project by photojournalist Smiley Pool that portrays the interconnected human experience of families affected by HIV/AIDS, at The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale (2414 East Sunrise Blvd.) from April 8 – 30. The exhibition, consisting of 40 poignant images from South Africa, Romania, North Carolina, Texas and beyond, depicts the life struggles and triumphs of children and families affected by HIV/AIDS captured by Pool from his inspirational book of the same name.

The Through the White Door photography project by Pool spans over two decades following a remarkable group of people who faced the HIV/AIDS crisis head-on and saved a generation of children. The project began with two newspaper stories at the Houston Chronicle in the 1990s with the rest of the work completed on his vacation time for the 20 years that followed — around his staff photographer positions at the Chronicle and The Dallas Morning News. Over the years he continued to follow one of the first children in the world on a drug trial for highly active antiretroviral therapy until adulthood, and documented the formation and rise of the Baylor International Pediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI) from the organization’s inception in Texas to what it is today – the largest provider of care and treatment for HIV positive children in the world.

The project culminated with an oversized hardcover book with 212 pages of his photography. Text for the book was written by Jessica Johns Pool, his spouse, who is a writer specializing in health care. Together, TTWD is their way of sharing the stories of the extraordinary and inspirational people they have met along the way.

The World AIDS Museum and Educational Center’s presentation of the Through the White Door exhibit is sponsored by The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale and supported by the Broward County Cultural Council and Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants.

For more information about the Through the White Door photo exhibit, please call (954) 390-0550 or visit www.worldaidsmuseum.org.

United Way of Broward’s Women United to Host “Magnolia After Dark – Engines Off, Party On!” 4/29/21

United Way of Broward’s Women United to Host “Magnolia After Dark – Engines Off, Party On!”
Thursday, 04/29/2021-, 06:30 pm-10:00 pm
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
1 Seminole Way,
Davie, Florida, 33314
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Cost: $50.00

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? YES
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

United Way of Broward County’s Women United, a powerful network of women confronting head-on the most critical issues facing the Broward County community, is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its Magnolia events with its in-person “Magnolia After Dark ― Engines Off, Party On!” on Thursday, April 29, 2021.

The event will feature a socially-distanced drive-in and women’s empowerment presentation all in one, at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Oasis parking lot in Hollywood, Florida.

All proceeds from ticket sales will benefit United Way of Broward County as they tackle the most complex, critical challenges and create long-lasting positive change in our community.

Dominique Dawes, three-time Olympic gymnast, Olympic gold medalist, a member of the gold-medal-winning “Magnificent Seven” team, and the first Black gymnast to qualify for the Olympic games, will serve as the keynote speaker. She has served as the national spokesperson for the “Girl Power” campaign, which was a youth empowering initiative run by the Clinton administration. She focuses on issues that young people and women face today, such as developing positive self-esteem, incorporating fitness/wellness as part of a healthy lifestyle, and empowering girls to envision their dreams and ultimately reaching their full potential.

The outdoor “Magnolia After Dark ― Engines Off, Party On!” will be an in-person girls’ night out drive-in, with gates opening at 6:30 p.m. and programming taking place 7:30–10 p.m. on a stage. Participants are encouraged to bring “gal pals” of all ages and pack a cooler with food and drinks or enjoy a Teriyaki wok-style meal from Potions in Motion Catering. Social distancing will be observed on-site and all cars will be six feet apart.

The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is syncing its light show, a series of orchestrated outdoor music and light shows showcasing the LED lights built into all sides of the Guitar Hotel, to the event.

Cathy Donnelly, director of Community Relations for the Castle Group, will be honored as the Woman of Inspiration. Jamie Hagar, employee health and benefits consultant for Marsh & McLennan Agency (MMA), will be honored as the Woman of Promise.

Event co-chairs are Traci Miller of Miller Construction Company, and Nicole Villarroel of Olive & Judd, P.A. Rock With U will emcee the event. Also speaking will be Kathleen Cannon, president & CEO of United Way of Broward County; and Mary Beth Albritton, Ph.D., vice president of Major Gifts for United Way of Broward County.

Raffle items will include a weekend in Broward County with hotel stays and dining (one entry for $25 or five entries for $100), and a basket of fun excursions (one entry for $100).

“‘Magnolia After Dark ― Engines Off, Party On!’ is certain to be a spectacular, memorable event celebrating the 10th anniversary of Magnolia,” said Miller. “A safe, socially-distanced girls’ night out, it will be incredibly entertaining and feature speakers, a mesmerizing light show, optional food, and much more.”

“This year’s Magnolia event is truly special because amid the COVID-19 pandemic, we have created a unique, exciting evening for all ages to enjoy, safely,” said Villarroel. “We are pleased to have event proceeds benefitting those who have been impacted this past year due to the pandemic and those who were in dire need before COVID-19.”

“We at United Way of Broward County’s Women United are thrilled to have Dominique Dawes speak in-person at this 10th Annual Magnolia event,” said Albritton. “From Olympic gold medalist to Broadway performer, to TV analyst, to president of the Women’s Sports Foundation, Ms. Dawes continues on a path to inspire, motivate and lead, something that our women value and implement into their daily lives.”

Celebrity Cruises and Consolidated Credit are serving as the event’s Title Sponsors. Corporate Partners are Diamond Chairman’s Circle Partners; JM Family Enterprises, Inc.; Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC; Consolidated Credit, and Publix Super Markets. The Gold Chairman’s Circle Partner is Broward Health, and the Diamond Corporate Partner is Celebrity Cruises. Gold Corporate Partners are Holman Enterprises, Memorial Healthcare Systems, Nova Southeastern University, and The Howland Group. Silver Corporate Partners are Castle Group, JPMorgan Chase & Co., UKG, BNY Mellon Wealth Management, Wells Fargo and OffLeaseOnly.com. Events Sponsors are Durée & Company, Inc.; Health Trust Workforce Solutions; Miller Construction Company; Olive & Judd, P.A. and Right Management; and Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. In-Kind Sponsors are; I LOV-ITT EVENTS, LLC. and Blue Truck Productions.

Sponsorships ranging from $5,000–$10,000 are available. Full-page ads in the digital event program are available for $600, and half-page ads for $400.
The cost to attend the event is $50 per person. To attend the event or become a sponsor, visit UnitedWayBroward.org/MagnoliaAfterDark, or for more information, contact Macey Markowitz, MA, CPCA at 954-294-4737 or email mmarkowitz@UnitedWayBroward.org.

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is located at 1 Seminole Way, Davie, FL 33314.

*Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, United Way of Broward County is following all CDC guidelines including social distancing efforts and mandatory face masks for entry. The organization is monitoring updates from Broward County and public health officials and will continue to respond based on their guidelines.

All parking spaces will be 6 feet apart. Guests are encouraged to stay in their designated areas and attendants will be monitoring to ensure the safety of all guests. Event sponsors will have VIP parking in the front row of the stage. Restrooms will be available. Guests may choose to set up their own chairs outside of their cars or stay in their cars and listen to the program via the designated radio station.

About United Way of Broward County-
United Way of Broward County is a volunteer driven, community-based, nonprofit organization servicing Broward County for more than 80 years. United Way of Broward County fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in the community. United Way of Broward County is the catalyst for change and centerpiece of partnerships that unite the hearts, minds, and resources within the Broward community. For more information, visit www.UnitedWayBroward.org.

About United Way of Broward County’s Women United-
For over 15 years, United Way of Broward County’s Women United has been leading the charge and inspiring the change here in Broward County. This powerful network of philanthropic women confronts head-on the most critical issues facing the community. They are a diverse group bound together by their belief in each other, to United Way’s mission and to Broward County. For more information, visit www.unitedwaybroward.org/women-united.