Words United IV recruits South Florida teen poets

Education By Roselind Romero, The Miami Laker staff Friday, September 6, 2013

Five renowned poets gathered once again at the Main Street Playhouse on August 25 for a spoken word performance, the fourth time they visited, thus the name "Words United IV." The performers plan to visit Miami Lakes again in February 2014. Main Street Players officials Dennis and Clara Lyzniak had only words of praise for the poets. The artists included Asia, Lizz Straight, Bluz, G(eorge Yamazawa), and Bertrand "Da Younsta" Boyd II. ...
The Florida League of Cities honored Rep. Eddy Gonzalez (R- Hialeah Gardens) with a 2013 Defender of Home Rule Award at its 87th Annual Conference in Orlando. “I am honored to receive this award from the Florida League of Cities,” said Gonzalez. “This organization has supported me from the time I was a city councilman. I will continue to support the League, and the 401 cities it represents, in its efforts to protect home...
Future Force Personnel Services, which is celebrating its 22nd year in Miami Lakes, announced it is the recipient of two prestigious honors representing significant milestones in the company’s history. Future Force was named for the third time among the Inc. 500/5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America. The firm was also named a recipient of the Florida Fast 100 Companies awarded by the South Florida Business Journal....
Miami Lakes Branch Library has the following programs available for the public during September: For Children: Family Game Day! – Come to the library and enjoy time with your family playing board games. For all ages. Meets at 3 p.m. on Saturdays, September 7 and 21. Reading Ready Toddler Storytime – Stories, songs and activities for toddlers and their caregivers. For ages 18 months to 3 years old. Registration...

The Station Scene: Concussion risks and tips in recreational activities

Community By Cristina Armand, Public Information Officer for the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department Friday, September 6, 2013

Concussion risks and tips in recreational activities As the school year ramps up, it is just not back to the books, but for some kids, it’s also back to sports. Many children get injured from playing sports. The most dangerous injury your child can sustain while playing a sport is a traumatic brain injury. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, almost half a million emergency department visits are made...
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