Cerveza Medalla Light se expande en el sur de Florida. ¡A tu salud y tu progreso Puerto Rico!

Las bebidas y la comida unen sin duda a quienes viven lejos de la tierra donde nacieron. Y con esto en mente, una de las bebidas más icónicas de Puerto Rico se está expandiendo agresivamente para traer recuerdos y unir corazones en el sur de Florida.

Y además para contribuir con los esfuerzos de recuperación de Puerto Rico, una isla hasta hoy afectada por el paso del huracán María en 2017.

Empresario puertorriqueño recibe distinción del gobernador de Florida

El propietario de la cadena de restaurantes Mesón Sándwiches, el puertorriqueño Felipe Pérez-Grajales, recibió la Medalla de Embajadores de Negocios de parte del gobernador del estado de Florida (EE.UU.), Rick Scott, según un comunicado difundido hoy.

La distinción, otorgada durante la reciente apertura del tercer restaurante de la cadena en Florida Central, reconoce la contribución del empresario puertorriqueño en favor del desarrollo económico de ese estado y la creación de nuevos empleos, según se detalló hoy en un comunicado de prensa.

Global Mattress to place first mainland locations in Central Florida

A Puerto Rican mattress sales chain is making its first expansion into the continental U.S. through Central Florida.

Global Mattress currently has three stores under construction in Kissimmee, Orlando and Lake Nona, which are slated to open in 2018. This comes after the chain opened its first mainland location July 13 at 901 Currency Circle in Lake Mary.

The company plans to open several more stores in the area by 2019 in Sanford, Winter Garden, St. Cloud, Winter Park, Orange City and near Lake Lona.

Vamos4PR Action apoya la candidatura del congresista de ascendencia boricua Darren Soto

El representante demócrata del Distrito 9 de Florida busca la reelección
Orlando – Vamos4PR Action, la organización comunitaria que ha liderado los esfuerzos para que se haga justicia social con las cientos de familias puertorriqueñas desplazadas a la Florida Central, anunció que apoyará la candidatura a la reelección de Darren Soto, representante demócrata de ascendencia boricua.

Camp Thunderbird offers a summer of possibilities to individuals with disabilities

Registration is now open for six and 12-day overnight sessions running through June-July
Central Florida’s own Camp Thunderbird, announced today that there are still open spots at several of its 2018 camp sessions, which offer a summer of possibilities, empowerment, and fun to children and adults living with Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, autism and other physical and behavioral challenges. For specific schedules or to register go to www.questinc.org/play.

Demand grows in Orlando for Puerto Rican food, beer

KISSIMMEE — Hector Godines has scrambled for the past six months to find Puerto Rican brands of coffees, cookies and other favorites to put on the shelves at his Hispanic grocery store Kissimmee Meat and Produce. And when the Puerto Rican beer called Medalla Light returned to Florida last week after a four-year absence, the supermarket manager watched customers fill up shopping carts with the 12 packs. “Business has been growing for a few years, but after the hurricane [Maria], things just went crazy,” Godines said. “People are coming to me every week wanting new things from Puerto Rico.”

Puerto Rico’s Answer to Bud Light, Medalla is Hopping the Pond

A staple of Puerto Rican bars and homes is coming to the continental U.S. Today (4.18), Medalla, the best selling light beer on the island, released a statement announcing a deal with to begin distributing the iconic suds in Florida.

“This is something many Puerto Ricans in the diaspora have been yearning for,” said Grace Marie Valdés, president of Cervecera de Puerto Rico, Medalla’s parent comapny. “For them, Medalla is more than just a beer, it is a flavorful connection to their beloved island that brings back memories of beach outings with family and friends. It is an honor to bring to them the brewing tradition my family began eight decades ago.”