Padres are Miami Lakes Optimist 8U baseball champs

Sports By Linda Trischitta, Editor Friday, January 20, 2023

      The Miami Lakes Optimist Padres baseball team won the 8U division championship for the 2022 season. The team was undefeated in 19 games.      “These little kids worked harder than any other team,” Padres volunteer coach and Miami Lakes Councilman Luis Collazo said Jan. 10 when the players received certificates at Town Hall from Mayor Manny Cid. Shown in the photo in front, from left are:...

Town Topics: What is the weirdest job you’ve ever had?

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Friday, January 20, 2023

Alicia Bloom Owner, Creations in Bloom Palm Springs North        “I worked in a hospital in Uruguay, and it took a lot of time for me to be able to adjust, to see all the things that you see in a hospital,” Alicia Bloom said. “It’s very sad. I worked that job for three years until I came to this country, and I started working at [the former] Shula’s...

Community Calendar thru Jan. 28

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Friday, January 20, 2023

 Events are subject to change. Please check town social media pages for the most up-to-date information. Register for events at toml.eventbrite.com.  Jan. 18 Youth Open Hang at The Spot. Kick off the new year with friends at the Miami Lakes Youth Center’s monthly hang out.  Kids ages 8-to-11 can enjoy food and games. Miami Lakes Youth Center, 6075 Miami Lakes Drive. 5:30 p.m. Free.  Jan. 18 Walk-thru...

Miami Lakes Library Programs thru Jan. 31

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Friday, January 20, 2023

The Miami-Dade County Library branch in Miami Lakes is offering these in-person classes.       Space is limited and registration may be required. Rev + Flow: Functional Fitness Thurs., Jan.19, 26 11 a.m. - Noon. Strengthen and sculpt your muscles with this fitness method. Develop strength and balance with low impact exercises during this four-week series for all fitness levels. Led by a certified fitness...

Cultural Affairs Committee changes leadership

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Friday, January 20, 2023

     Neill D. Robinson, the longtime chair of the Miami Lakes Cultural Affairs Committee, resigned from the volunteer position in December, citing business opportunities that would take time away from the group.      The town announced new leadership for the committee.      The chair is Felicia Salazar; Vice Chair is Madeline Santana and Secretary is Trinette Zarran.
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