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Written by Miami Today on March 15, 2012
WPLG-TV Local 10 newscaster Calvin Hughes is featured in the Miami Dade College Journalism Speaker Series. Mr. Hughes was one of the first journalists in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, after a 7.0 earthquake struck on Jan. 12, 2010. He has returned to Haiti nearly a dozen times. The program includes a presentation and a 15-minute question and answer session. 10 a.m. Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus, 300 NE Second Ave., room 7128, Miami. Free. Details: (305) 237-3477 or www.mdc.edu.
Celebrate National Women’s History Month with Mayor Matti Herrera Bower at Miami Beach City Hall during the fourth annual Miami Beach Women’s Conference. Events feature a Mayor’s panel discussion, lunch in the Miami Beach Botanical Garden and a conference on the 2012 Woman in History Honoree, Marjory Stoneman Douglas. 8:30 a.m.-noon. Miami Beach City Hall, 1700 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach. Free. Details: (954) 270-5590 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.womensexhibit.com.
In celebration of National Women’s History Month, the 24th annual "In the Company of Women Awards" celebration recognizes 13 local women for contributions in their fields and to the Miami-Dade community. The event also provides support to the Women’s Park and park programs throughout Miami-Dade County. 6-7:30 p.m. cocktail reception. 7:30-9 p.m. awards presentation. Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Alhambra ballroom, Coral Gables. $40 per person. Details: www.mdparks.org.