6.21.13 - WHISKEY TANGO NETWORKING EVENT - The Puerto Rican Bar Association of Florida held its networking event at Whiskey Tango in Hollywood, Florida on June 21, 2013. It was a great event. Members had a chance to kick back, have a few laughs and promote their businesses. The event was a joint event with the PRBA and the Puerto Rico Accountants Florida Chapter. Also in attendance was Luis De Rosa from the Puerto Rican Chamber of Commerce of South Florida, and Frank Nieves from the Puerto Rican/Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Broward County. Pictured from left to right: Richard R. Robles, Esq., President; Edgar Velazquez, Esq.; Arthur Jones, Esq.; and Yesenia Collazo, Esq., Vice President-4th District.
Meet the Board
On June 5, 2013, the Puerto Rican Bar Association of Florida held an open Board of Directors Meeting called Meet the Board. Many members were present. Discussions included civil rights issues relating to Puerto Ricans, future programming and the elections process. It was nice to see everyone again. The Board of Directors appointed Luis De Rosa, Richard R. Robles and Alejandro Tirado-Luciano to the Elections Committee. The deadline for submittal of Notice of Candidate Intent (Candidate Statement) is July 31, 2013. Only candidates who file this form before the aforementioned date will be included on the ballots. Elections will take place on September 30, 2013. Early voting will be available. REMEMBER ONLY MEMBERS IN GOOD STANDING WILL BE PERMITTED TO VOTE AND RUN FOR A BOARD POSITION. Good luck to all!