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Posted on: February 29, 2024

Councilwoman Bailey Recognizes Monica De Leon-Herrera for Certified Municipal Clerk Designation

Bailey with Monica receiving award

In a heartwarming ceremony dedicated to acknowledging exceptional achievements within City of Homestead staff, Councilwoman Bailey proudly recognized Monica De Leon-Herrera for attaining the "Certified Municipal Clerk" designation. In an express...

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Councilwoman Jenifer N. Bailey
Posted on: February 27, 2024

Councilwoman Bailey Celebrates Artistic Talent During "Artist In the Spotlight" Gallery Night

Artists standing at the dais

At the January Special Council Presentation, Councilwoman Jenifer N. Bailey introduced the artists for the recently concluded "Artist in the Spotlight" Gallery Night. The Gallery Night, which took place at the prestigious Seminole Theat...

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Posted on: February 1, 2024 | Last Modified on: November 27, 2017

Councilwoman Bailey’s Artist In The Spotlight Looking for Local Artists for Black History Month

Artist in the spotlight Black History Month Graphic

Homestead’s Councilwoman Jenifer Bailey is looking for local artists to participate in the Artist in the Spotlight program who are interested in displaying their work that features black history in honor of Black History Month. Participating art...

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Councilwoman Jenifer N. Bailey
Posted on: November 15, 2023

City of Homestead Celebrates Firefighter of the Year, Longest Serving, & Historic Preservation

Councilwoman Bailey Talking to firefighters

Councilwoman Jenifer N. Bailey is delighted to introduce the Firefighter of the Year Award, a distinguished initiative dedicated to honoring and celebrating the exceptional devotion, bravery, and outstanding service of Miami-Dade Fire Rescue (MDFR) firefi...

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Councilwoman Jenifer N. Bailey
Posted on: September 13, 2023

Councilwoman Jenifer Bailey Commends Student Janiya Baker for Exceptional Academic Achievements

Bailey- Janiya Baker

Perseverance is one of the values of the City of Homestead and has committed to recognizing those who represent it. Councilwoman Jenifer N. Bailey, a prominent advocate for educational excellence and community empowerment, presented Janiya Baker with a co...

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Councilwoman Jenifer N. Bailey
Posted on: June 12, 2023

Councilwoman Jenifer Bailey Recognizes the “We Can All Race” Foundation

Bailey with Wecar Presentation

During the May presentations, a WLPG news clip video of the T-1 Racing team was viewed by Council members and a full house in council chambers. Councilwoman Jenifer N. Bailey then took the opportunity to recognize the “We Can All Race”...

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Councilwoman Jenifer N. Bailey
Posted on: May 30, 2023

Councilwoman Jenifer N. Bailey Announces the Firefighter of the Year Award is Open for Nominations

Firefighter of the Year 2023 graphic

Councilwoman Jenifer N. Bailey is pleased to announce the Firefighter of the Year Award is open for nominations. This prestigious award aims to recognize and honor the outstanding dedication, bravery, and exceptional service of Miami Dade County Fire Resc...

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Councilwoman Jenifer N. Bailey
Posted on: May 4, 2023

Councilwoman Jenifer Bailey Recognizes May- Mental Health Awareness Month

Student of Le Jardin posing with artwork at City Hall presentation

 As May is Mental Health Awareness Month, Councilwoman Bailey spoke about a few points of importance, “Art is known and proven to reduce depression and anxiety. Art therapy is important as a creative outlet for many people including those who hav...

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Councilwoman Jenifer N. Bailey
Posted on: December 20, 2022

Councilwoman Bailey Thanks Chief Centeno and Fire Station 16 for Community Safety Donation

Fire Station 16 and Councilwoman Bailey pose after receiving award

Florida has one of the highest rates of unintentional drownings among children in the United States, a statistic that Councilwoman Jenifer N. Bailey is working to change with the help of Firefighter Chief Ricardo Centeno and Fire Station 16.  At ...

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Councilwoman Jenifer N. Bailey
Posted on: October 19, 2022

Councilwoman Bailey Recognizes Homestead Elks Lodge 81st Anniversary

Man speaking to microphone accepting Proclamation

At the September 2022 Special Council Presentation Ceremony, Councilwoman Jenifer Bailey presented a proclamation to the Homestead Elks Lodge #1078 to celebrate their 81st Anniversary. The Elks Lodge is an international organization that has chapters all ...

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Councilwoman Jenifer N. Bailey
Posted on: October 14, 2022

Councilwoman Bailey’s Artist in the Spotlight Features Talented Artists from Art in the Park

Woman speaking into microphone for presentation

Arts and cultural activity is an essential dimension of communities and community building processes. It depends heavily on having an effective system of support and Councilwoman Jenifer Bailey wants to ensure that artists in the community are supported t...

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Posted on: October 7, 2022

City of Homestead Approves Donation to Hurricane Ian Relief Efforts, Encourages Residents to Donate

Donate today Graphic Hurricane Ian

At the Wednesday, October 5th, 2022  Special Call meeting Mayor and Council approved for the City of Homestead to donate $10,000 towards Hurricane Ian relief efforts.

If residents would like to donate to those affected by Hurricane Ian, the City o...

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Councilwoman Jenifer N. Bailey
Posted on: September 14, 2022

Councilwoman Bailey’s Artist in the Spotlight Looking for Local Artists

Artist in the spotlight graphic

Homestead’s Councilwoman Jenifer Bailey is looking for local artists to participate in the Artist in the Spotlight program.  Participating artists will be able to display their artwork in the Seminole Theatre lobby for a period of two m...

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Councilwoman Jenifer N. Bailey
Posted on: September 6, 2022

Councilwoman Bailey Awards Scholarship to Local Art Organizations

Bailey Presenting Award

At the July Special Council Presentation Ceremony, Councilwoman Jenifer Bailey awarded four local organizations a scholarship to help them advance and thrive in the community. The recipients were Prodigy Dance Studio, Build Your Own Legacy, Homestead High...

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Councilwoman Jenifer N. Bailey
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Councilwoman Bailey Recognizes local Homestead Students for their Triumph at Disney’s Magic Bake Off

Councilwoman Bailey with Boys that Bake Recipients

At the Special Council Presentation Ceremony, Councilwoman Jenifer Bailey recognized Homestead students Aaron and Michael Berry for winning Disney’s Magic Bake off with certificates of recognition. This televised competition consists of three te...

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Councilwoman Jenifer N. Bailey
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Councilwoman Bailey’s Artist in the Spotlight Features Students from Advanced Achievers Academy

Councilwoman with Artist in the Spotlight Recipients

Teaching arts at a young age has been proven to help not only in building academic skills and boosting academic performance, but also helps engage and empower young people. This was the inspiration behind Councilwoman Bailey’s selection of the student art...

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Councilwoman Jenifer N. Bailey
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Councilwoman Bailey Presents Proclamation to Declare April 2022 as Fair Housing Month

Councilwoman Bailey presenting Fair housing proclamation

At the April Special Council Presentation Ceremony, Councilwoman Jenifer Bailey presented a proclamation to celebrate the 54th anniversary of the passage of the Fair Housing Act and declare April 2022 as Fair Housing Month. This act established a national...

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Councilwoman Jenifer N. Bailey
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Councilwoman Bailey Recognizes Homestead Senior High Band for Excellence at Statewide Competition

Councilwoman Bailey Presenting Award to Students

At the  Special Council Presentation Ceremony, Councilwoman Jenifer Bailey recognized the Homestead Senior High School Band for displaying extraordinary excellence at statewide competition. They attended the Florida Bandmasters Association Solo &...

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Councilwoman Jenifer N. Bailey
Posted on: March 31, 2022

Councilwoman Bailey’s Honors the Life and Legacy of Local Homestead Educator

Councilwoman Bailey Reading Proclamation

At the March Special Council Presentation, Councilwoman Jenifer Bailey honored the life and legacy of Homestead resident Mr. Everett E. Sewer. Mr. Sewer was an educator at the West Homestead K-8 Center for over 30 years. He led the 5,000 Role Models mento...

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Councilwoman Jenifer N. Bailey