Florida State Representative Manny Diaz Jr., in conjunction with the Florida Hispanic Foundation, awarded four scholarships to local high school students in the Miami Lakes, Hialeah and Hialeah Gardens communities.  Kiahra Martinez from Barbara Goleman High School, Michelle Rodriguez from Hialeah Gardens High School, Luis Miguel Rodriguez from Mater Academy and Claudia Marrero from Mater Lakes High School, were the recipients of the...

Brian Rodriguez named to M-D Youth Commission

Government Wednesday, July 2, 2014

  Brian Rodriguez, the son of Miami Lakes Councilmember Nelson Rodriguez, was recently appointed to the Miami-Dade Youth Commission representing District 13. He was appointed by Miami-Dade County Commissioner Esteban Bovo Jr. and sworn in by Miami Lakes Town Clerk Marjorie Tejeda Castillo at Miami Lakes Town Hall. The Miami-Dade County Youth Commission (MDCYC) provides young people with a vehicle to participate in the process of county...

Town initiates resident volunteer services

Community Wednesday, July 2, 2014

  Whether you have lived in the town for many years, are a new resident, or need school service hours, Miami Lakes is seeking volunteers to help with events, activities, and programs related to the Town. Miami Lakes is encouraging residents to register for the Town’s volunteer program. Interested persons can go to the town’s website www.miamilakes-fl.gov and under “Departments” scroll down to click on...

Construction to restart on Youth Center

Community Wednesday, July 2, 2014

  Work on the Youth Center at East Park is scheduled to restart as the Town of Miami lakes recently reached an agreement with a surety company that guaranteed the performance bond for the original contractor that defaulted on the $1 million project. In March 2013, the Town halted work on the Youth Center after staff noticed that work was not in accordance with the approved plans and exhibited poor workmanship that was going to affect...
  Several hundred parents and families packed the auditorium to enjoy an evening of entertaining performances from talented students of the Town’s popular community projects during the Miami Lakes annual Community Recital on May 30 at Barbara Goleman Senior High School. The recital featured performances by the ballet, jazz, martial arts, senior Tai Chi, adult Yoga, and adult line dancing classes. The crowd showed their...
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