Gracie Brazilian Jiu Jitsu studio opens in Cypress Village Shopping Center

Community By R.A. Romero, The Miami Laker staff Monday, November 24, 2014

  Carlos Ramirez had never heard of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu when his friend asked him to join a class taught at the Gracie Academy in Coral Gables. It has been 10 years since the Miami Lakes native had his first class and now he is opening his own Gracie Academy in the Cypress Village Shopping Center in Miami Lakes, Rilion Gracie Jiu Jitsu of Miami Lakes. Classes have already begun but an official grand opening will take place on Saturday,...

M.L. Chamber's Business Expo set for Dec. 4

Community Monday, November 24, 2014

  Miami Lakes Chamber of Commerce, with a sponsorship from the Town of Miami Lakes’ Economic Development Committee, will host the annual Business Expo from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, December 4, at Shula’s Hotel’s Grand Ballroom. The Expo is the Chamber’s signature event and a tradition of the business community commencing with a ceremonial ribbon cutting at 4:45 p.m. with town officials and business leaders to...
  Cachi-Vaches Home and Fashion Collection, located at 6855 Main Street in Miami Lakes, invites community residents to dress up in their pajamas for a 10 a.m. Thanksgiving breakfast and sale on Saturday, November 22. The first 20 ladies to show up in pajamas will benefit from special discounts and surprises. A breakfast buffet and mimosas will greet customers and a portion of the profits go toward a ministry in Colombia to aid widows...
  RE/MAX Unique Realty broker-owner Eddie Rodriguez congratulated Raquel Cotilla Platt for her 30 years of dedication to the Real Estate industry. “I can remember the first time I met Raquel, she was working for a different real estate office in Windmill Gate many years ago. I remember her positive energy and big glowing smile,” Rodriguez said. “I am honored to have her as a member of my office as she shares her...

U.S. Century Bank joins with M. Lakes attorneys

Community Monday, November 10, 2014

  During October and November, U.S. Century Bank has teamed up with the Miami Lakes Bar Association to provide a series of educational breakfasts, luncheons and networking events. The series kicked off on October 17 with a judicial update by Judge Monica Gordo of the 11th Judicial Circuit. U.S. Century Bank’s CEO Carlos Davila gave the keynote address and expressed the bank’s commitment to support Miami Lakes’ growing...
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