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PRESS RELEASE: “ON THE RUN TOUR: BEYONCÉ AND JAY Z” Start Tour at Sun Life Stadium on Wednesday, June 25
300 MILLION RECORDS WORLDWIDE 36 GRAMMYS 2 PHILANTHROPISTS 1 TOUR 1 STAGE THIS SUMMER WHO: BEYONCÉ AND JAY Z WHAT: “ON THE RUN TOUR: BEYONCÉ AND JAY Z” in partnership with #BeyGood benefitting the Shawn Carter Foundation WHEN: June 25 – August 5, 2014 HOW: Members of Beyoncé’s Fan Club will have access to pre-sale tickets beginning Tuesday, April 29 at 8am local time. For details visit, www.beyonce.com/tour. Exclusively, Chase credit and debit customers will receive advance access to purchase tickets from Tuesday, April 29 at 10am through 10pm local time.
Miami, FL – For only the second time since 2008, the Miami Dolphins will open the NFL regular season at home when they host their AFC East Divisional rival New England Patriots on September 7 at Sun Life Stadium. The opener against the Patriots is the eighth time the two divisional rivals will meet to start the season and the fourth time the teams will play in South Florida. Week Two sees Miami travel to Buffalo for a Sunday afternoon matchup with the Bills on September 14 at 1:00 pm.
PRESS RELEASE: Sun Life Financial Accepting Grant Applications From Greater South Florida Nonprofit Organizations For Rising Star Awards
$220,000 in grants to nonprofits that encourage under-served youth to continue their education Wellesley, Mass. (April 23, 2014) – The U.S. Business Group of Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF, TSX:SLF) today announced its Request For Applications for Sun Life Rising Star Awards grants from South Florida Area nonprofit organizations that promote the academic achievement of under-served youth. Applications are available now at sunliferisingstar.com. The deadline for submissions is June 9. Donating a total of $220,000 in grants and scholarships, Sun Life will award four winning organizations with $50,000 grants, and in turn, each nonprofit will nominate an exemplary student to receive a $5,000 Sun Life Rising Star scholarship towards financing a college education.
American Invitational, Presented By G & C Farm A Special Event For Miami’s Own Margie Goldstein-Engle
Miami, FL - Born and raised in Miami, Florida, America’s winningest grand prix rider, Margie Goldstein-Engle, is especially excited that the $200,000 American Invitational, presented by G & C Farm, has found a new home at Sun Life Stadium in Miami. After all, Engle attended South Miami High School and graduated from Florida International University with a degree in Business. Despite the business degree, her love since the third grade has always been horses. Tickets for this year’s $200,000 American Invitational, presented by G & C Farm, are on sale now as well!
MIAMI (March 25, 2014) – For the first time in its accomplished 41-year history, the American Invitational, presented by G&C Farm, comes to Miami to kick off Miami Sports Month on April 5, 2014 at Sun Life Stadium. This fan-friendly and family-oriented event will feature a one-of-a-kind Miami Dolphins Show Jumping Fence to be used in the competition. Gates open at 5:00 p.m., where fans can stroll the Joe Robbie Alumni Plaza for ‘Family Fun’ & Entertainment. At 6:30 p.m., those in attendance will have an opportunity to get up close and personal with the horses and riders for autographs and photo opportunities, featuring international and Olympic riders such as Miami’s own Margie Goldstein Engle before the competition starts at 7:00 p.m.
Sun Sentinel By Sun Sentinel Editorial Board Now this is the way a sports team owner should act. Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross, who last year lost his bid to renovate Sun Life Stadium with taxpayer money, now says he will pay for the upgrades out of his own pocket. Given the punch list at the football stadium, he could be on the hook for $350 million to $400 million. In exchange, Ross is requesting a tax break similar to what most other sports franchises get.
Miami Herald By DOUGLAS HANKS and PATRICIA MAZZEI dhanks@MiamiHerald.com Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez emphasized his support Friday of county ownership for the Miami Dolphins’ stadium if the team can reach a deal over lost tax revenue for the school system and the facility’s home city of Miami Gardens. “I really like [team owner] Steve Ross. I think he is trying to do the right thing, but nothing that you ever get done here is going to be easy,’’ Gimenez told WQAM 560 sports-talk host Joe Rose.