The Miami and Orlando MBDA Business Centers co-sponsored the Little Haiti Optimist Club’s back to school event with live music and entertainment, haircuts, hair braiding and a book bag and supplies giveaway. The event was a huge success and caught the attention of local news station NBC 6.
The club is a non-profit organization established in 2010 by a group of business, community and civic leaders to provide assistance, guidance and programs to the youth of Little Haiti surrounding areas. The Miami and Orlando MBDA Business Centers, operated by FSMSDC, is a co-sponsor of the club and focuses on teaching entrepreneurship to the young people affiliated with the Optimist Club.
The organization is associated with the International Optimist www.optimist.org, an organization of more than 3,000 Optimist Clubs around the world dedicated to “Bringing Out the Best in Kids”.
LHOC has served more than 12,000 kids and their families.