November 2016

November with Logo

Wishing you a Happy Thanksgiving to all from the POAT Board of Directors and staff!


The Town of Cutler Bay Policing Unit is coordinating the third annual Black and Blue Run to raise funds for POAT. The run will be held on Saturday November 12, 2016, at 20601 Old Cutler Road. Registration starts at 3:00 p.m. and the run/walk starts at 5:00 p.m. This is a 5K run/walk in uniform with a BBQ to follow the race for all participants. All runners/walkers must raise a minimum of $200.  Contact Miami-Dade Police Cutler Bay Neighborhood Resource Unit for details at (305)234-4237.

The Motorcycle Ride to benefit POAT’s Holiday Gifts for Surviving Children will be held on Saturday December 3, 2016, at 9:00 a.m.  The ride begins at the Miami-Dade Police Department Headquarters Building, 9105 NW 25 Street. Registration for the event is $20 per bike.  A commemorative t-shirt will be given to each registered rider (while supplies last). Online registration available at  Please contact Rudy Gonzalez at for details.

The Holiday Gifts for Surviving Children fundraising begins on Friday November 25, 2016.  POAT volunteers staff table’s set-up at Aventura Mall, Dadeland Mall, The Falls Shopping Center, and Southland Mall.  The coordinators are:

  • Aventura Mall – Ms. Sandra Block (305) 792-1839
  • Dadeland Mall – Sergeant Orlando Reyes, ~ (786) 873-9000, email:
  • The Falls –  David Greenwell ~ (305-877-9955), email:
  • Southland Mall – Officer Chris Reed at  (305) 234-4237, email:

This is the only time of year when POAT is in a public setting and has the opportunity to explain what we are about.   This year, we will purchase gifts for 59 surviving children. A large contingent of volunteers is needed to fill all of the vacancies at the various malls. Please do your part by targeting a mall where you would like to assist and contact the coordinator. The tables open on Black Friday, November 25th and will be set-up until December 23rd.The Homerun for Heroes Fourth Annual Kickball Tournament will be held at Kendall Indian Hammocks Park on January 13-14, 2017. The park is located at 11395 SW 79 Street. If interested in forming a team, contact Lieutenant Thamy Gonzalez at 305-216-6605 or email Team Registration Fee is $300. Each team will receive 15 t-shirts. Online Registration is available at

Thanks for Your Support and Stay Safe!
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