Miami Lakes honors volunteer Pedro Fiallo

Featured By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Friday, May 17, 2024

The Miami Lakes Town Council honored resident Pedro Fiallo for his dedication to the community. Fiallo serves on the Elderly Affairs Committee, the Veterans Committee and is an active member of American Legion Post 144, providing public...

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...

Acosta Tractors gets 154 St. expansion award

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

At the July 9 Town Council meeting, lawmakers awarded a contract to Acosta Tractors for the long awaited lane expansion of N.W. 154 Street between N.W. 84 and 87 avenues. The project consists of expanding the roadway from two lanes to four lanes, drainage improvements, roadway resurfacing, striping and installation of new lighting. Presently, Acosta Tractors is the contractor working on construction to open N.W. 87 Avenue from N.W. 154 to...

Recap of July 9 Miami Lakes Town Council actions

Community By David L. Snelling Friday, July 19, 2013

The Miami Lakes Town Council held its regular monthly meeting on July 9 at the new Government Center building and took the following actions: • Councilmembers approved an ordinance on second reading to adopt a new official zoning map, which doesn’t change the zoning or classification of any property but rather reflects existing ordinances and approvals. The adoption of a new official zoning map is consistent with the Town...

Miami Lakes Toastmaster's new officers receive training

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

Newly elected Miami Lakes Toastmasters’ officers received officer training for their upcoming terms at the Toastmasters Leadership Institute held in Boca Raton in June. Nearly 400 Toastmasters from Jupiter to Miami gathered at the Olympic Heights Community High School in Boca Raton to learn more about how to carry out their duties as club officers, and to network, share ideas and be inspired. The Miami Lakes Toastmasters Club was...