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Nominations for 25th Annual African American Achievers Awards now being accepted

Local 10 News
November 01, 2016

Four new recipients will be honored at the AAA awards ceremony sponsored by JM Family, Southeast Toyota and JM Lexus

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JM Family Enterprises honors four African-American Achievers

Sun Sentinel
March 09, 2016

Four new recipients will be honored at the AAA awards ceremony sponsored by JM Family, Southeast Toyota and JM Lexus

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JM Family, Southeast Toyota and JM Lexus Announce the 2016 African-American Achievers


March 04, 2016

Four inspiring individuals will be honored at the 23rd annual AAA awards, presented by JMFE, SET and JM Lexus.

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JM Family, Southeast Toyota and JM Lexus Announce the 2015 African-American Achievers

Westside Gazette
March 12, 2015

Inspiring individuals will be honored for their contributions to South Florida on April 15 at the 23rd annual AAA awards, presented by JMFE, SET and JM Lexus.

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Achievement Group Accepting Nominations

Sun Sentinel
December 02, 2014

The African-American Achievers awards are accepting nominations.

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Social Calendar Broward

Sun Sentinel
November 13, 2014

Nominations for the 23rd Annual African-American Achievers Awards

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The Real Unsung Hero

Boca Raton Tribune
October 24, 2014

Jim Moran created the AAA Awards 23 years ago to recognize those who serve their communities in innovative ways.

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Oprah Winfrey Salutes the Mission of Estella Pyfrom

South Florida Times
October 08, 2014

Estella Pyfrom, founder and creator of Estella's Brilliant Bus, is recognized by Oprah Winfrey.

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African-American Achievers Honored for Contributions

The Forum, p. 8
May 28, 2014

Four community leaders and a high school senior received recognition at the 2014 AAA awards. JMFE, SET, JM Lexus and TJMF mentioned. Colin Brown and Jan Moran pictured.

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African-American Achievers Honored

Sun Sentinel, Community News p. 2
May 25, 2014

Four community leaders and a high school senior received recognition at the 2014 AAA awards. JMFE, SET, JM Lexus and TJMF mentioned. Colin Brown and Jan Moran pictured.

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Scene & Be Seen

Sun Sentinel, Society p. 12
May 14, 2014

Five outstanding individuals were recognized at the 22nd annual AAA awards on April 9. JMFE, SET and JM Lexus mentioned. Colin Brown, Jan Moran, Melanie Burgess, Tom Blanton and Lucia Lopez and Larry McGinnes pictured.

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Kenny Alexis is Youth Achiever

South Florida Times
April 16, 2014

Kenny Alexis left Haiti for the U.S. five years ago and struggled to adjust while learning English, but overcame hardships to achieve a bright future. He is the 2014 Jerome Edmund Gray Youth Achiever. JMFE, SET, JM Lexus, TJMF and AAA mentioned.

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JM Family, Southeast Toyota and JM Lexus Announce the 2014 African-American Achievers

Miami Herald, Legacy Miami p. 20BB
April 14, 2014

Colin Brown recently recognized the 2014 AAA award recipients for their contributions to South Florida in arts and culture, business and entrepreneurism, community service, and education.

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Blanche Ely High School Senior Kenny Alexis Receives Jerome Edmund Gray Youth Achiever Award

American Towns – Fort Lauderdale
April 12, 2014

Kenny Alexis was announced as the recipient of the 2014 Jerome Edmund Gray Youth Achiever award at the 22nd annual AAA awards. JMFE, SET, JM Lexus and TJMF mentioned.

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JM Family Enterprises Honors African-American Achievers

Sun Sentinel, Cars p. 1 & 6F
April 12, 2014

More than 22 years ago, Jim Moran recognized a need to honor those who make contributions to their community and created the AAA awards. JMFE, SET, JM Lexus and TJMF mentioned. Kim Bentley quoted.

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Social Calendar Broward

Sun Sentinel, Society p. 20
April 09, 2014

Tonight, JMFE, SET and JM Lexus present the 22nd annual AAA awards, honoring those who devote their time to strengthen the South Florida community.

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4 South Floridians Tapped for 2014 Achievers Awards

South Florida Times
April 03, 2014

Four inspiring individuals will be honored at the 22nd annual AAA awards, presented by JMFE, SET and JM Lexus.

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Social Calendar Broward

Sun Sentinel, Society p. 26-27
April 02, 2014

The 22nd annual AAA awards will take place April 9 at the Broward County Convention Center. The event, presented by JMFE, SET and JM Lexus, honors those who devote their time to strengthen South Florida communities.

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Social Calendar

Gold Coast Magazine
April 01, 2014

On April 9, JMFE, SET and JM Lexus present the 22nd annual AAA awards, honoring those who devote their time to strengthen the South Florida community.

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Broward Mayor's Success A Tribute to Late Father

South Florida Times
March 27, 2014

Barbara Sharief, the first black woman to be elected Broward County mayor and the 2014 AAA Business & Entrepreneurism honoree, draws her strength and determination from her father. JMFE mentioned.

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Social Calendar Broward

Sun Sentinel, Society p. 19
March 26, 2014

On April 9, the 22nd annual AAA awards, presented by JMFE, SET and JM Lexus, will honor South Florida leaders who devote their time to strengthen communities in arts and culture; business and entrepreneurism; community service; and education.

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Social Calendar Broward

Sun Sentinel, Society p. 25
March 19, 2014

On April 9, the 22nd annual AAA awards, presented by JMFE, SET and JM Lexus, will honor South Florida leaders who devote their time to strengthen communities in arts and culture; business and entrepreneurism; community service; and education.

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In the Know

Sun Sentinel, Society p. 9
March 12, 2014

On April 9, Marshall Davis, Barbara Sharief, Estella Pyfrom and James F. Griffin II will be honored for their contributions to South Florida at the 22nd annual AAA awards. JMFE, SET, JM Lexus and Colin Brown mentioned.

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CNN Hero Partners with Village Academy

Boca Raton Tribune, p. 12 (similar article appears in American Towns Fort Lauderdale)
February 27, 2014

Estella Pyfrom will bring her Brilliant Bus to a local preschool and begin reaching a younger audience to help bridge the digital gap for children from low-income families. JMFE and AAA mentioned.

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JM Announces List of 2014 African-American Achievers

Sun Sentinel, Local p. 3D (similar article appears in PR Log)
February 19, 2014

The four honorees of this year's AAA awards will be recognized on April 9 at JMFE's 22nd annual event.

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6 in the Mix

NBC 6 South Florida
November 11, 2013

Past Achiever Dr. Mia Merritt and Kim Bentley speak about the upcoming 22nd annual AAA awards and the call for nominations for the 2014 honorees. Jim Moran and JMFE mentioned.

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Social Calendar Broward

Sun Sentinel, Society p. 18-19
November 06, 2013

Nominations for the 22nd annual AAA awards are being accepted through December 6. JMFE, JM Lexus and SET mentioned.

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Season Preview

Sun Sentinel, Society p. 25 & 36
October 23, 2013

Upcoming community events include the 22nd annual AAA event and the call for nominations for this year's honorees. JMFE, SET and JM Lexus mentioned.

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21st Annual African-American Achievers Awards


April 19, 2013

Six extraordinary individuals were recognized at the 21st annual African-American Achievers awards ceremony on April 18 at the Broward County Convention Center. Nearly 1,000 guests attended the event sponsored by JM Family Enterprises, Southeast Toyota Distributors and JM Lexus.

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Social Calendar Broward

Sun Sentinel, Society p. 20
April 17, 2013

Tomorrow, JMFE will honor the recipients of the 2013 AAA awards for their contributions to South Florida.

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JM Family Honors African-American Achievers

NBC 6 Miami, 11:39-11:42 a.m.
April 15, 2013

Two AAA honorees, Newton Sanon and Dinizulu Gene Tinnie, speak on behalf of the organizations they represent, and how their work benefits the community.

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Social Calendar Broward

Sun Sentinel, Society p. 23
April 10, 2013

On Thursday, April 18, JMFE will honor AAA award recipients for their contributions to South Florida.

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Distinguished Achievers Selected

South Florida Times online
April 04, 2013

JM Family Enterprises, Southeast Toyota and JM Lexus present the annual African-American Achievers awards in recognition of its honorees' efforts to improve the quality of life in their communities.

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African-American Achievers Award Ceremony

Sun Sentinel, Society p. 17
April 03, 2013

On Thursday, April 18, JM Family Enterprises will honor African-American Achievers award recipients for their contributions to South Florida.

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Achieving for others

Coral Springs Lifestyle, p. 10
April 01, 2013

On April 18, JM Family Enterprises, Southeast Toyota and JM Lexus will present the African-American Achievers awards, celebrating individuals who go above and beyond to make a difference.

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Social Calendar - Philanthropy

Gold Coast Magazine, p. 126
April 01, 2013

The 21st annual African-American Achievers awards will take place on April 18 at the Broward County Convention Center.

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Social Calendar Broward

Sun Sentinel, Society p. 17
March 27, 2013

On April 18, the recipients of the 2013 African-American Achievers awards will be honored for their contributions to South Florida.

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African-American Achievers Honored for a Dedicated Lifetime

Sun Sentinel, Society p. 16
March 20, 2013

Colin Brown, president and CEO of JM Family Enterprises, recently announced the 2013 African-American Achievers award recipients, who will be honored on April 18 for their contributions to South Florida.

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People on the move

Sun Sentinel, Money p. 8
March 10, 2013

JM Family announced its 2013 African-American Achievers award honorees, Newton B. Sanon, Albert and Berenice Chauvet, Fedrick Ingram and Dinizulu Gene Tinnie.

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Nominations now being accepted (video)


November 14, 2012

For years, WPLG has joined forces with JM Family to showcase the inspirational accomplishments of local African American achievers in South Florida. We are looking to continue that effort and need your help.

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21st Achievers Nominations


November 07, 2012

Nominations are now being accepted for the 21st annual African-American Achievers awards, presented by JM Family Enterprises

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Nominations sought for award


November 07, 2012

Nominations are now being accepted for the 21st annual African-American Achievers awards, presented by JMFamily Enterprises

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West Palm Beach Achievers award winners see hard work on equality ahead

The Palm Beach Post
May 03, 2012

More than a decade after the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial debuted on Flagler Drive in Currie Park, Edith C. Bush and Samuel Bruce McDonald still marvel at its symbolism.

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Awards Program Honors South Florida's High Achievers

South Florida Times online
April 19, 2012

JMFE, SET and JM Lexus honored five deserving individuals at the 2012 African-American Achieversawards. TJMF mentioned.

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Achievers announce 20th year honorees

South Florida Times online
April 06, 2012

They were selected by an independent panel of community leaders from Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties, which also included former honorees.

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