Town Topics: How will you observe the Labor Day holiday?

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Denise Rodriguez Miami Lakes President, The Force Group mortgage company

     “We will be in the Keys, boating, playing corn hole and spending time with friends and family,” Denise Rodriguez said.  “We have a house down there [in the] Key Largo, Islamorada area.” 

David Martin Miami Lakes Mortgage Coordinator, The Force Group mortgage company

     “It’s the same [as Denise Rodriguez, he’ll be weekending in the Florida Keys],” David Martin said. “I’ll be at our vacation house, spending time with friends and family. I’ll be] playing Jenga, [riding the] Jet Ski and playing volleyball."

Suzanne Choopani Miami Lakes Educator and Vice Chair, Miami Lakes Cultural Affairs Committee

     “I will be spending time on the west of coast Florida with family and friends, boating and relaxing,” Suzanne Choopani said.  “It’s a special treat because my husband considers half a day of work 12 hours. [It’s] a well-deserved break for my husband."

Gardenia Saumell Unincorporated Miami-Dade County Real Estate Broker 

     “First [giving] God thanks to be in this great country and to keep working, no matter how old you are plus working hard you will be able to accomplish your dreams,” Gardenia Saumell said. “Getting together with the family having a nice barbecue with a lot of watermelons and some piña coladas. But most of all to celebrate Labor Day, after all of the things that have happened in the last two years.” 

Roberto Alonso Miami Lakes Realtor and Miami-Dade County  District 4 school board member

     “After a long campaign season I’ll be going to the beach and spending time with my wife, my boys and my mom,” Roberto Alonso said.  “Enjoying some good family time, which is well deserved for all of us after working hard throughout the year.  So I’m going to truly do what Labor Day is about: Relaxing and spending some time with the family.”


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