25 de Julio: Día nacional para contratar a un veterano

Es mucho lo que los veteranos pueden aportar a un centro laboral. Para crear conciencia sobre ello, este martes 25 de julio, se conmemora el Día Nacional Para Contratar un Veterano, que promueve la organización sin fines de lucro “Contrata un Héroe” POR JEANNETTE RIVERA Especial http://www.diariolasamericas.com/ En la Florida residen casi 1.5 millones de veteranos que han…

Why It’s Never Too Late to Start a New Career

I recently went to an event hosted by my business coach called, Be The Change. It was all about starting a business or growing the one you already run. I was surprised and very happy to see nearly half of the attendants were older than my parents.
I hate it when people say they’re too old to do something – go back to school, change a career, etc. It’s an excuse with no merit.

Chef’s Kitchen: El Meson’s Surfer Potato

KISSIMMEE — This week’s Chef’s Kitchen is taking us to the drive-thru. El Meson Sandwiches — known in Puerto Rico — is now in Central Florida. “This is very famous in Puerto Rico,” said Kissimmee General Manager, Francisco Ortiz, referring to the restaurant chain’s potato. Called the “Surfer Potato,” it’s packed with with meat-like goodness, yet…

Stryker to the rescue: Dog helps local veteran

Not long ago, Tiffany Bires couldn’t bear to enter a crowded store, go out into the community or even sit through an entire college class without being overwhelmed by anxiety. Bires, a DeLandite and U.S. Army veteran, is one of nearly 8 million Americans afflicted with post-traumatic stress disorder. Now, thanks to a gregarious mastiff-mix…