New Optimist Clubhouse opens with inaugural Sports Hall of Fame

New Optimist Clubhouse opens with inaugural Sports Hall of Fame

Former Miami Dolphins head coach Don Shula recently headlined the inaugural class of the Miami Lakes Sports Hall of Fame inductees, the NFL’s most winningest coach who guided his team to the only undefeated season in NFL history.Joining Shula was his former player tight end Jim Mandich, former MLB player Alex Ochoa and longtime Miami ...

Miami Lakes Branch Library sets May programs for kids and adults

Miami Lakes Branch Library announced the following programs that are available for the public during May: For Children and Families:Talking is Teaching, Read, Sing for Toddlers – Stories, songs and activities for toddlers and their caregivers. Best for ages 18 months to 3 years ...

Hotel Indigo hosts Puppy Prom happy hour on May 18

Local residents and their furry friends are welcome to the Canine Cocktails 3rd Annual Puppy Prom on Thursday, May 18, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Hotel Indigo, 7601 Miami Lakes Drive. Guests will sip on cocktails and munch on appetizers as the event raises money and awareness for Miami ...

Graham Cos. appoints Jon Cervasio as project manager for 6600 Main

Graham Cos. appoints Jon Cervasio as project manager for 6600 Main
As planning for the start of 6600 Main – Town project continues, Jon Cervasio has joined The Graham Companies as Project Manager.Cervasio will be the main point of contact for day-to-day ...

Dr. Oscar Bicet visits Town Hall

Dr. Oscar Bicet visits Town Hall
Dr. Oscar Elias Biscet, a Cuban human and civil rights advocate, recently paid a visit to Miami Lakes Town Hall to meet with elected and government and officials. In 2007, then-President George W. ...

Luis Garcia honored as Officer of the Quarter

Miami Lakes Police Officer Luis Garcia was honored as “Officer of the Quarter” by the Town Council and Police Major George Perez at the May 2 Council meeting for his outstanding dedication to protect and serve the Miami Lakes community.Garcia was assigned to the Town in ...

NIC committee launches Home Beautification Contest

In conjunction with the “I Heart Miami Lakes” campaign, the Town’s Neighborhood Improvement Committee (NIC) is inviting residents to participate in the 2017 Home Beautification Contest.The contest recognizes residents who take special pride in improving their homes ...

BGEC civic students place in the top three for district Project Citizen

BGEC civic students place in the top three for district Project Citizen
Bob Graham Education Center’s seventh grade law studies class was selected as one of the top three schools in the District’s Project Citizen Competition.  Project Citizen is a ...

BGEC’s We the People team places second at Nationals

After winning first place in the District and State competition, Bob Graham Education Center Civic Engagement Academy's We the People Team placed second in the We the People National Invitational, hosted by the Center of Civic Education on April 28 through May 1, at the National ...

Legislature adds $3 million in budget for M. Lakes projects

The Town of Miami Lakes was among the big winners in the state’s new $83 billion budget, as the Florida Legislature earmarked $3 million to fund projects for traffic congestion, canal stabilization, and an analysis for reforms on blasting which has caused damages to ...

Town receives 9th consecutive Playful City USA recognition

For the ninth consecutive year, the Town of Miami Lakes has been recognized as a Playful City USA community. Playful City communities are acknowledged for making a commitment to play and physical activity by developing unique local action plans to increase the quantity and quality of ...

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