Our Neighborhoods: The Upper East Side

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, July 20, 2022

    As we continue exploring the Upper East Side in Miami Lakes, two large buildings at Northwest 163rd Street and Northwest 59th Avenue are home to several unique businesses.       Vericast, which recently changed its name from Valassis, focuses on marketing technology.       “Vericast is a leading marketing solutions company that helps thousands of businesses connect with...

JetStream Federal Credit Union names new executive

Business By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, July 20, 2022

     JetStream Federal Credit Union in Miami Lakes announced the appointment of Danielly Camacho as its new manager of Human Resources.      The hiring of Camacho, of Miami Lakes, was announced in June.      JetStream’s President and Chief Executive Officer Jeanne Kucey praised Camacho’s “ ... organizational leadership and team building...

The Graham Companies recognizes Rosalyn and Jim Hamilton

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Executives with The Graham Companies recognized Rosalyn and Jim Hamilton in June for “positively impacting the community and exemplifying the live, work and play philosophy in Miami Lakes.” The Hamiltons, who live in town, closed their Miami Lakes Sports Shop in December after nearly 50 years in business. The store was one of the first tenants on Main Street, which is owned by The Graham Companies. Shown from left are Anne...

Two students win $1,000 scholarships from The Graham Companies

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Tuesday, July 19, 2022

     Two outstanding students from Miami Lakes -- Megan Casal and Juliana Maestri --  are recipients of scholarships awarded by The Graham Companies.      The company, which built the Town of Miami Lakes from its dairy farm, endow several education causes including this scholarship program for students who attend college or vocational school.      The scholarship program is also...

The Education Fund seeks businesses to host supply drives

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Tuesday, July 19, 2022

        As the start of the new school year approaches, the social media posts also begin to appear: Teachers need supplies for their students and classrooms and ask the public to help pay for them.          The Education Fund in Miami Lakes helps teachers stock their classrooms by enlisting businesses in South Florida to host supply drives that employees and customers may contribute...
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