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...

Boundless Playground to be promoted in town video

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

    The Matthew Palacios Boundless Playground at Optimist Park will be the subject of a new video and social media campaign later this summer.       While the playground has been open since 2009, it recently received a new surface to ensure kids of all ages and abilities can enjoy it.       The park will be promoted on town social media sites this summer and in a video that will showcase...

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.   ...

Scene Around Town: Miami Lakers’ Views

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

The Miami Laker is launching a new photography column called Scene Around Town to celebrate the beauty of Miami Lakes.        The inaugural image is by resident Michael Huffaker, who used his Samsung cellphone last winter to capture a flock of ibis on the northern bank of Lake Katharine.      Huffaker did not use a filter to record the light dancing on the water.       He...

Scout Leaders honored

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

     The Boy Scouts of America South Florida Council recognized two Miami Lakes men in May for their leadership in scouting.      Sean Schwinghammer is scout master of Boy Scout Troop 566, sponsored by Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church. He was named Scout Master of the Year.      Apolo Lagarde was named Skipper of the Year. He leads Sea Scout Ship 144, chartered to American Legion Post...
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