Scenes from a life: Photos of Bob Graham

Featured By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, April 18, 2024

The Graham Companies shared photos from the life of Bob Graham. The former state legislator, governor and U.S. senator who was a member of Miami Lakes' founding family died Tuesday in Gainesville, Fla. of natural causes. He was 87.

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.

Town named as All-America City Runner-Up

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

The Town of Miami Lakes was honored as an All-America City Finalist and Runner-Up in Denver, Colorado, from June 13-16, by the National Civic League. The prestigious award recognized the 20 most successful municipalities in the country, measured by innovation, inclusiveness, civic engagement, and cross sector collaboration. The All-America City Award is the oldest community recognition program in the nation. The town was honored for...