Miami Lakes Chamber of Commerce to meet July 13

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, June 15, 2022

     Consultant, gallery curator and longtime Miami Lakes resident Christopher Norwood cited three “ships” when he addressed the Chamber of Commerce luncheon on June 8.      Relationships, scholarship and workmanship are the three things that people should take care of to be successful in business and in life, Norwood said.      “I have always nurtured...

Fireworks set for July 4 holiday

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, June 15, 2022

     Fireworks will blast off on July 4 from the banks of Graham Dairy Lake in the Town of Miami Lakes.      The town and its Cultural Affairs Committee will be hosting the 19th annual Independence Day celebration.      Lots of family fun is promised for that night at Veterans Park, 15151 NW 82nd Ave.       The funk band Mojo Scoundrels will perform.   ...

Auto dealer, philanthropist Gus Machado dies

Obituaries By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, June 2, 2022

     Entrepreneur Gus Machado arrived in the United States from Cuba when he was 15, received his education in America and became a renowned auto dealer and philanthropist who donated to 47 health care and charity organizations during his lifetime.      Machado, of Miami, was 87 when he died on May 16.       His widow Lilliam Machado survives him. She was his partner in giving and they...

100s of mourners remember Gerardo Seferlis, owner of Gerardo’s Marketplace

Obituaries By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, June 2, 2022

     More than 200 mourners gathered to celebrate the life of Gerardo Seferlis, who owned Gerardo’s Marketplace in Miami Lakes for 24 years.      Seferlis, 58, died May 19 after an 18-month battle with cancer.     The three-hour-long memorial service filled with laughter and tears was held at the Miami Lakes Hotel on Main.       It was also attended by his wife...

Community Calendar through June 25

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, June 2, 2022

      Please check the town’s social media pages for last-minute updates. Register for events at toml.eventbrite.com.  June 8 Miami Lakes Chamber of Commerce luncheon, Guest speaker and Miami Laker Christopher Norwood is an attorney, founder of Hampton Art Lovers gallery in Overtown and serves on boards related to art and education. Networking begins at 11:30 a.m. Miami Lakes Hotel on Main, 6842 Main St. To...
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