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Mayor Sharief with owners of Turbine Controls

The “Broward Means Business” Mayor’s Initiative recognized Turbine Controls, LLC with a proclamation designating September 23rd, 2014, as "Turbine Controls Appreciation Day" in Broward County.

TCI was founded in 1980 and expanded the company to Miramar and has 35 employees.

Mayor Sharief recognized Jaxson’s Ice Cream Parlor by proclaiming “Jaxson's Ice Cream Parlor & Restaurant Appreciation Day" in Broward County.  The special acknowledgement is part of Sharief’s “Broward Means Business” initiative.

Jaxson’s owner, Monroe Udell, has been a South Florida resident since the 1940’s and opened the popular ice cream eatery in 1956.

Broward Mayor Barbara Sharief delivers the 2014 State of the County Address at the Annual Broward Workshop Breakfast.

Sharief presents proclaimation to Golden Krust Mayor Barbara Sharief continues the “Broward Means Business” initiative with recognition going to Golden Krust Caribbean Restaurant franchises with seven restaurants located in Broward County.

Keith Clayborne's 7"K"Corp is the largest franchisee of Golden Krust Caribbean Restaurant Franchises in the United States with a total of eight restaurants grossing over $10 million annually and employing over one hundred people.
Sharief at Homelessness Point in Time News Conference

Mayor Sharief holds news conference to announce Homeless Point in Time Count in Broward County.

Commissioner Sharief with Big Chef owners

Mayor Sharief presents proclamation to Big Chef CEO Rosana Santos Calambichis and managing partner Mano Calambichis recognizing Tuesday, February 11, 2014 as “Big Chef Appreciation Day” in Broward County. Sharief began the “Broward Means Business” Initiative when selected to serve as Mayor in November of 2013.

Commissioner Sharief with owners of MEZ

Mayor Sharief presented MEZ Security Service owners James and Natalie Mesidor with a proclamation designating Tuesday, January 7, 2014 as “MEZ Security Services Appreciation Day” in Broward County.

Commissioner Sharief with representatives from Aeroturbine

Mayor Sharief recognizing representatives from AeroTurbine during a "Broward Means Business" moment. The company is adding 75 new jobs, retaining 175 jobs and making a $30 million capital investment in Miramar.

Commissioner Sharief at Broward Homeless Continuum of Care Board Meeting

Commissioner Sharief (4th from left) speaks during Broward Homeless Continuum of Care Board meeting.  Commissioner Sharief is the BCC appointee to the board that focuses on solutions to solving the homeless problem in Broward County. 

Commissioner Sharief with the owners of Las Vegas Cuban restaurants

Commissioner Sharief presents a proclamation to Las Vegas Cuban Restaurant owners during the Mayor's "Broward Means Business" Moment.

Cai Killings

Commissioner Sharief presents proclamation to Cai Killings, winner of the national Uncle Ben's Rice cooking contest.

Commissioner Sharief

Mayor Barbara Sharief takes command of the Boeing 727 donated by FedEx to Broward County to assist emergency personnel in rescue operations.

Commissioner Sharief at the New Courthouse

Mayor Barbara Sharief tours the new Broward County Courthouse for a firsthand look the 20-story, 714,000-square-foot building under construction in downtown Fort Lauderdale. The project includes new office space featuring 77 courtrooms with additional space for expansion, an improved flow for visitors and employees, and improved security screening areas. Estimated completion date is Summer 2015.

Mayor Sharief giving welcoming remarks

Mayor Barbara Sharief gives welcoming remarks at the Broward County 2014 Six Pillars Report to the Community.

Mayor Sharief at Bergeron Tour De Broward

Mayor Barbara Sharief at the community event "Tour de Broward-Joe DiMaggio’s Children’s Hospital kick-off party at Bergeron Ranch.

Mayor Sharief and husband at Bergeron Tour De Broward

Mayor Barbara Sharief and her husband at Tour de Broward - Joe DiMaggio’s Children’s Hospital kick-off party at Bergeron Ranch.