With early voting already underway for the August 30 primary election, the League of Women Voters (LWVF) announced the released of nonpartisan online voter guides prepared by local Leagues throughout the state.“The League of Women Voters of Florida has always been committed to providing voters with accurate, nonpartisan information,” said LWVF president Pamela Goodman. “Much like our organization, these voters guides have...

Town hosts FAFSA workshop Sept. 17

Government Thursday, August 18, 2016

Do you have a child, or children, who want to go to college, but don’t think you can afford it? Did you know significant changes have been made to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (F.A.F.S.A.) process? Did you know you can now apply beginning October 1?Miami Lakes will host its first ever F.A.F.S.A. 101 Workshop at 10 a.m. on Saturday, September 17, at the town’s Youth Center, 6075 Miami Lakes Drive East. F.A.F.S.A., a...

Council honors Youth Volunteers

Government Thursday, August 18, 2016

Miami Lakes Town Council recognized the Town’s Youth Center Council and other youth volunteers who participated in the “Take Pride in Your Community! Town Park Clean Up Day” which was held on June 18. Part of the “I Heart Miami Lakes” campaign, volunteers met at the Youth Center and the Town’s Moover bus transported them around town to clean up various local neighborhood parks.

Variety of senior games with sports and bingo

Government Thursday, August 18, 2016

Miami Lakes Elderly Affairs Committee is celebration summer with a series of free activities to keep seniors healthy and active.The next field trip to a Miami Marlins game is Thursday, August 25, against the Kansas City Royals. Admission is free for seniors on Thursdays, and free transportation is provided. Space is limited and reservations are required. The bus will depart from Town Hall, 6601 Main Street, at 4:30 p.m.The 10th annual Senior...

R.A.M.P. It Up introduced to Elderly Affairs group

Government Thursday, August 18, 2016

At the May Town Council meeting, lawmakers unanimously approved R.A.M.P. It Up. An initiative of Councilmembers Nelson Rodriguez and Tony Lama, R.A.M.P. stands for Rescue, Allergies, Medications, and Past medical history.For years, fire rescue personnel have encouraged patients – especially senior citizens and their families – to have vital medical information written down in anticipation of an emergency. R.A.M.P. is a great way...
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