Carnaval Miami December Updates!
Nov21

Carnaval Miami December Updates!

 End of year is here and I am joining forces with friends at Kiwanis Club of Little Havana to communicate some fantastic updates. The 40th Annual Christmas Gala takes place on December 3 at the Miami Seaquarium with performances by Albita, Jacob Forever and Johnny O. To purchase tickets to best Holiday fundraiser please click here!!! The Gala promises to bring a fun and wonderful Miami crowd, who will participate and GIVE back during the Holiday fundraiser. Kiwanis Club and Kiwanis Havana Foundation efforts are seen in outreach projects, youth programs, education, mentoring, sports projects not limited to music, festivals including Carnaval Miami. WoW Aplausos!!!! Throughout the 40 Years of Service, Did you Know? 5,000 BICYCLES given away during the Holidays 1,000 undergraduate students have received SCHOLARSHIP awards 12,000 CAMPERS have attended FREE Healthy Kids Summer Camp 25,000 FAMILIES served during the Holidays with basic necessities 50,000 Key Club VOLUNTEER hours dedicated SERVING Children 240,000 new TOYS distributed at day care centers, schools S. Florida Que cool, for Thanksgiving they provided a buffet to more than 150 seniors. A traditional Thanksgiving feast, activities, live entertainment and dancing. Also in anticipation of Carnaval on the Mile, on November 30 our amiga Natalie León founder of WineWithNat is hosting a Cork & Fork awesome “sneak preview” . More info on her blog: WineWithNat.com . The spirit of giving knows no bounds and during the Holiday season, the distribution of toys and bicycles touches the lives of thousands of children in South Florida. Stay tuned for my updates on Miss Carnaval Miami Beauty Pageant. For 35 years, the legendary Miss Carnaval Miami pageant has been a platform for women ages 16-25 to showcase their confidence, talent and beauty for a chance to represent The Kiwanis Club of Little Havana and the world renowned Carnaval Miami. The 2017 Miss Carnaval and court will gain invaluable life experiences through the Kiwanis Club of Little Havana community service, cultural events and networking opportunities that will help them reach their goals through their personal commitment and leadership skills. On February 11, 2017 at Manuel Artime Theater, Presented by Diet Coke, I am proud to announce that I will be one of 2017 judges. Please Follow on Social Channels: Twitter: @MissCarnavalMiami Instagram: @miss_Carnaval_miami Facebook: Miss Carnaval Miami Hashtag: #misscarnavalmiami You can visit sites for more info: carnavalmiami.com kiwanislittlehavana.org              ...

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#LaListadeTusSueños + @AARP = Marc Anthony
Oct31

#LaListadeTusSueños + @AARP = Marc Anthony

 Le damos la bienvenida al mes de Noviembre con noticias que les van encantar. WebCityGirls se une a la campaña de AARP “La Lista de Tus Sueños” para invitar a todos los amigos y amigas en Miami a participar en fabuloso concurso para conocer y asistir al concierto de nuestro preferido Marc Anthony!!! Es excelente saber que AARP se preocupa de cuando tú estás bien, los tuyos están bien. Por eso AARP ha diseñado programas y servicios que ayudan a las personas de 50 años o más y a sus seres queridos, a vivir con Salud, Dinero y Amor. Porque: Juntos es posible. Realmente nos gusta muchísimo la oportunidad de trabajar con AARP porque son una asociación sin fines de lucro comprometidos a mejorar la calidad de vida de los adultos mayores de 50 años y sus familias en las áreas que son más importantes para ellos: Salud, Dinero y Amor. Recientemente como saben estuvimos en Nueva York en el Festival People precisamente aprendiendo desde el panel de AARP sobre los temas de Salud, Dinero y Amor fundamentales para todos, no importa la edad. Lynn Ponder and Louis Maldonado desde Festival People con AARP: Por medio de este concurso, AARP está haciendo posible que dos personas cada uno con su acompañante del área de Miami asistan al concierto de Marc Anthony en el American Airlines Arena el Viernes, 18 de Noviembre, y tengan la experiencia de conocer a Marc Anthony en persona. Click aquí para Reglas oficiales. AARP busca crear experiencias únicas, como el sorteo “La Lista de Tus Sueños”, que permitan establecer una conexión intergeneracional entre los adultos de 50 años o mayores y sus familias, en este caso a través de su amor por la música. El sorteo “La Lista de Tus Sueños” de AARP ha otorgado boletos y la oportunidad de conocer en persona a los artistas mundialmente reconocidos, Marc Anthony y el fallecido Juan Gabriel, a afortunados ganadores en Los Angeles, Nueva York, Dallas y ahora en Miami. Mi Gente para participar y ser elegibles por favor REGISTRARSE en el siguiente link: http://soyaarp.org/ Suerte!!! Nos vemos en el concierto!!!...

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Chevron + #FuelYourSchool + #webcitygirlsLIVE
Oct26

Chevron + #FuelYourSchool + #webcitygirlsLIVE

 Chicas we are thrilled to partner with Chevron to support a wonderful program for our Public Schools in Miami-Dade called #FuelYourSchool. Chevron helps make a difference in communities like yours by helping fund materials and supplies for local public schools through DonorsChoose.org . #FuelYourSchool has raised $1.5 million for Miami-Dade County Public Schools  since 2013! Teachers can submit classroom projects up to $1,000 via DonorsChoose.org. until November 15, 2016. From October 1 through October 31, 2016, please fuel-up to support Chevron’s #FuelYourSchool program! For every 8+ gallons fueled at a participating Chevron and Texaco gas stations, $1 will be donated, up to $500,000 to help fund classroom projects on DonorsChoose.org. This Friday, October 28 we are inviting all our friends to Fuel up for the weekend as part of our last push for this wonderful initiative to help our children have a great experience with Teacher classroom projects. For our community online we have a GIVEAWAY of $100 Chevron Gift Certificate. For Giveaway Rules please visit this link > http://bit.ly/2dHV8jt See you online during #webcitygirlsLIVE Facebook at 8:30am ET this Friday and by the way, Michelle Fay, Y100 On-Air personality will be transmitting LIVE too, so it promises to be super fun!!! If you are in the Doral area ( Chevron 368 – 10690 NW 41st. Doral, Fl 33172) please stop-by as Michelle will be giving away some $25 Chevron Gift Certificates!!!! Love that at Chevron, they believe that effective education, including science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), can help foster bright young talent for the future workforce and healthy economic growth of our country. Visit FuelYourSchool.com, where you can track the progress of funded projects at public schools in each city, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram....

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JCPenney One-Stop Shopping Place!
Oct05

JCPenney One-Stop Shopping Place!

 You know that feeling you get when you have to get ready for a special occasion, you have no idea what to wear and the event is in a couple of days? Last week as you know, I was part of the wonderful WebCityGirls #UnstoppableLATINAS social media adventure and of course, needed to look my best. Thankfully, I partnered with JCPenney on an influencer shopping experience. #UnstoppableLATINAS Miami Domenica, Lelany, Lynn, Fernanda, Linda I had the best time at JCPenney’s because they are a one-stop shopping destination offering a variety of stylish and affordable fashion, home and beauty merchandise. A broad assortment of products from leading private, exclusive and national brands are available at very reasonable prices. Amigas please check out my social media story and all the fun I had feeling beautiful and very happy with my new outfits from JCPenney at the Dadeland Mall in Miami. Se los recomiendo and congratulations to friend Janie Flores who won the incredible $300 JCP gift certificate from our #UnstoppableLATINAS Karaoke Giveaway Party!!! . @JCPenney + Big Assortment + Leading Brands + Affortable Prices = Great Look for #UnstoppableLatinas event. #ad pic.twitter.com/mtkIY9xAvi — Linda Ponder (@Ponderela) September 25, 2016 . @JCPenney has a variety of cocktail and party looks at great prices. Loving this look pic.twitter.com/CaucXvOjCL — Linda Ponder (@Ponderela) September 24, 2016 It was such a fun evening at the fiesta this past Saturday. I found the perfect outfit at… https://t.co/oIJWpX9h84 — Linda Ponder (@Ponderela) September 27, 2016 @jcpenney yes it was teasing me to give it a new home 😂. Got lots of compliments at #UnstoppableLatinas with this pic.twitter.com/N7v7cSO2Tb — Linda Ponder (@Ponderela) September 26, 2016 So excited to keep the Kareoke fiesta going all-night dressed by @jcpenney for my story on #unstoppablelatinas Thank you #jcpenny #moda #style #hispanicheritage #herenciahispana #latinas #music #musica A photo posted by linda (@ponderela) on Sep 25, 2016 at 8:06am PDT It was such a fun evening at the fiesta this past Saturday. I found the perfect outfit at @jcpenney for the #unstoppablelatinas karaoke party 🎤 🎉🎶👍👏 #ad #fiesta #hispanicheritage #hispanicheritagemonth #hispanos #heritage #fashion #moda #affortable A photo posted by linda (@ponderela) on Sep 27, 2016 at 5:55am PDT Thank you so much JCPenney it was a memorable day and evening and your were a big part of it!!!!  ...

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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with JCPenney
Sep30

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with JCPenney

 Grateful for wonderful brands like our main sponsor The Ford Motor Company and influencer marketing integration with JCPenney who jumped onboard the first-ever #UnstoppableLATINAS social media program and concept which generated 86K video views, 26MM impressions on Twitter, 1.5 impressions on Instagram while celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month sharing stories of our latino culture through influencers and celebrities. Influencer Partnership consisted of an organic brand integration within our first story and an awesome shopping experience at JCPenney Dadeland Mall in Miami. Excited to announce @jcpenney joins #UnstoppableLATINAS as GIVEAWAY sponsor with a $300 GC! Connect TONIGHT 6pm FB 💗 pic.twitter.com/WSlolJEvat — Lynn Ponder (@Ponderful) September 24, 2016 JCPenney is a one-stop shopping destination offering a variety of stylish and affordable fashion, home and beauty merchandise. A broad assortment of products from leading private, exclusive and national brands which are available at affordable prices. #UnstoppableLATINAS First Story Influencers Lynn and Linda Ponder Whether you are looking for the perfect outfit for a holiday celebration or like #UnstoppableLATINAS Miami first day celebration of our latin music via a karaoke party with amazing performances from artists Periko y Jessi, Manu Manzo, Danilo Parra who performed to a Facebook live audience and ROCKED The Studio Theatre including the owner, Virggi Lopez how also performed and delighted our guests with her new amazing single “Reflejo del Espejo”. One of our lucky friends from the live audience Janie Flores, was surprised by a $300 e-gift card while I happily continued a fun-filled evening of Karaoke in my perfect blue and black pretty dress by Nicole Miller from JCPenney collection. Truly they have everything you need to refresh your wardrobe.   I won! Thank you #UnstoppableLatinas @webcitygirls @jcpenney for the awesome prize! And congrats to the other winners! #HispanicHeritage #Fashion #OneStopShop #FordEspanol #BuenaVidaMedia A photo posted by Janie Flores (@jflores111) on Sep 28, 2016 at 4:18am PDT Thank you to all of our online community for embracing #UnstoppableLATINAS Miami social media adventure. We are so happy that you enjoyed our stories and engaged with us live. Stay tuned for more because our next stop is #UnstoppableLATINAS New York on October 10!!!...

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