Newsletter Archives: February 2011

02/01/11 The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation to award $20 million

The Knight Arts Challenge is under way and the John S. and James L. Knight foundation is giving $20 million in challenge grants to fund innovative ideas in the arts benefiting Miami-Dade and Broward counties. Their goal is to "help transform South Florida by bringing the community together through the arts." Individual musicians and groups should apply before the deadline of March 15th. For full details go to http://www.knightarts.org/knight-arts-challenge/miami/faq

02/01/11 From the President

We would like to let you know about some positive and some not-so-positive things that are taking place for musicians in South Florida. On the positive side, we feel fortunate that last week the Actors Fund sent a representative to South Florida to give us a very informative seminar on healthcare called "Every Artist Insured."

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02/01/11 Member Benefits from Union Plus

Flowers make the perfect gift for Valentines Day, as well as birthdays, holidays, celebrations, anniversaries, get well, thank you, and tokens of sympathy. The Union Plus Flower Delivery Service offers a variety of flowers and plants at union member-only prices - a special 20% discount on flowers online or via phone.

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02/01/11 That Union Thing

The National Labor Relations Board has announced an initiative to protect employees' freedom of choice during union organizing campaigns.

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02/01/11 Local and Industry News

The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in Orlando is facing more construction delays.

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02/01/11 Membership Roster Changes

New, Reinstated, Resigned, and Suspended members for January 2011

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