Pets of Miami Lakes

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Friday, November 4, 2022

      Wade Acosta is ready to make new friends!        This apricot miniature Poodle lives in downtown Miami Lakes with Gabriela Gomez and Ray Acosta.       The couple take Wade to Chela’s Beer Garden to meet neighbors and for walks along Main Street, too.      “He’s very social and he loves it,” Gomez said.      Wade also...

Our Neighborhoods: Miami Lakes Office Village

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Friday, November 4, 2022

     On the east side of town, just north of Miami Lakes Drive, there is the Miami Lakes Office Village.       Sixteen offices fill two rows of yellow buildings that offer a variety of services.       One of those companies is Deluxe Health Care, which moved to town from Sweetwater two-and-a-half years ago.       The company specializes in clinical trials for...

Helping Hands: The Miami Lakes Veterans Committee

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Friday, November 4, 2022

     The Helping Hands column focuses on the town’s 12 volunteer committees that promote various causes in Miami Lakes and help the town government serve the community.       Committee activities are funded by the town budget and by ticket sales from some events.  Committee: Veterans Committee Founded: May 13, 2008  Chair: Michael Coote Vice Chair: Larry...

Give Miami Day is Nov. 17

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Friday, November 4, 2022

      The Miami Foundation’s annual Give Miami Day for making donations to area charities includes many non-profit organizations that are in Miami Lakes and nearby communities.      Donors don’t have to wait for the 24-hour giving period on Nov. 17.  Early Giving is Nov. 14 - 16.       Gifts may be as small as $25 and are tax-deductible.      The HDS...

Miami Lakes Library Programs in November

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, November 3, 2022

The Miami-Dade County Library branch in Miami Lakes is offering the following online and in-person classes. Space is limited. In most cases, you must register in advance. Homework Help & Tutoring Program -- In Person Funded in part by The Children’s Trust Sat. Nov. 5, 12, 19, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Certified teachers meet students in small groups to tutor them in reading, math and science. Grades...
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