Dade Christian Crusader Family Classic Fishing event scheduled for September 7

Education By The Miami Laker staff Friday, August 2, 2013

Dade Christian School is hosting the Crusader Inshore/Offshore Family Classic Fishing Tournament, scheduled for Saturday, September 7, at Shake-A-Leg Miami, 2620 Bayshore Drive in Coconut Grove. A captain’s meeting scheduled for Friday, September 6, at Shake-A-Leg Miami. The  tournament will include lines in, in-shore and off-shore fishing, check-in for in-shore and off-shore with weigh master, followed by an awards...

Phillip Wyllie joins Graham Companies as leasing agent

Community By The Miami Laker staff Friday, August 2, 2013

Philip Wyllie, son of Stu and Carol Graham Wyllie of Miami Lakes, recently joined The Graham Companies as a Leasing Agent focusing mainly on the company’s retail properties. A native of Miami Lakes, Wyllie brings his experience from his most recent position as a retail leasing agent working for RAM Real Estate where he leased shopping centers throughout South Florida. Prior to joining RAM, Wyllie earned his undergraduate degree...

Financial gift kickstarts town's Sports Hall of Fame

Sports By David L. Snelling Friday, August 2, 2013

Miami Lakes’ plans to honor former professional coaches and athletes who played sports or participated at the Miami Lakes Optimist Club got a big financial boost from a local business man who donated money to jump start the initiative. Rudy Hernandez, CEO of Nu World Title Company, presented the town with a $2,500 check to help offset expenses for the Miami Lakes Sports Hall of Fame to be housed at the new Miami Lakes Optimist...

Respect Life Ministry's Pregnancy Help Center hosts benefit on Sept. 28

Community By R.A. Romero, The Miami Laker staff Friday, August 2, 2013

   Respect Life Ministry Pregnancy Help Center, located in Miami Lakes, is one of many Florida branches whose primary goal is to assist people involved in a crisis pregnancy, be it financial or physical. The organization also offers different programs intended to assist families during pregnancy and after birth with infants up to 12 months as well as adoption planning and post-abortion counseling programs open to men and women...

Town hosts Hawaiian Luau for seniors

Community By The Miami Laker staff Friday, July 19, 2013

Hundreds of senior citizens dressed in Hawaiian-inspired floral shirts and dresses attended Miami Lakes annual Senior Luau on June 29 at the Royal Oaks Park Community Center. The event was hosted by the Town of Miami Lakes and its Elderly Affairs Committee. Food was provided by El Pimiento Restaurant and seniors were able to enjoy the music while playing games and winning raffle prizes.