Women's Breast Health Initiative expands offices

Community Wednesday, February 26, 2014

  The Women's Breast Health Initiative, a nonprofit organization, relocated to new headquarters in Miami Lakes at 14125 N.W. 80 Avenue with a grand opening celebration on Monday, February 10.  The organization follows a grassroots approach to offer prevention and early detection for breast cancer and heart disease, the two largest causes of death among women. The grand opening was followed by a community-wide canvassing effort held...
  The Miami Lakes Town Council adopted the Neighborhood Matching Grant Program so encourage neighborhoods to plan and work together in a dynamic fashion in order to accomplish neighborhood-based goals and objectives. The grant provides Miami Lakes’ neighborhoods the opportunity to make improvements and/or enhancements to ensure their long-term viability. The town will match dollar for dollar, up to $5,000 for neighborhood or...

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue holds Medal Day ceremonies

Community Wednesday, February 26, 2014

  Miami-Dade Fire Rescue recently honored and recognized more than 100 firefighters who performed above and beyond the call of duty during the 14th annual Medal Day at the Miami-Dade Fire Training Facility, 9300 N.W. 41 Street in Doral. The men and women were recognized in seven different categories, with the highest honor given, the Gold Medal of Valor.  The second highest honor, the Silver Medal of  Valor, was awarded to...

MLEC's Krisna Maddy wins National Achievement grant

Community Wednesday, February 26, 2014

  Krisna Maddy, a senior in the Cambridge Academy at Miami Lakes Educational Center, has been awarded the National Achievement Scholarship. The award is an academic competition established in 1964 to provide recognition for outstanding Black American high school students. Students may enter both the National Achievement Program and the National Merit Program by taking the preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship qualifying test...

Taste of Miami Lakes on Main St. February 22

Community Wednesday, February 19, 2014

  The Main Street Merchants present the 6th annual Taste of Miami Lakes Festival on Saturday, February 22, along Main Street. The annual outdoor family festival will kick off at 11 a.m. The event will feature a kids zone with face painting, a bounce house, snacks, center stage with all day entertainment, giveaways and raffles, and 60-70 vendors featuring great food and arts and crafts. A percentage of the proceeds will be donated to...
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