Fourth of July bash -- with music, fireworks and fun -- draws crowd to Veterans Park

Featured By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, July 18, 2024

    The Miami Lakes Fourth of July celebration had all the ingredients for a fun party: Perfect weather, live music, food trucks and fireworks.      An estimated 9,000 people came to Veterans Park to mark the...

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...

'Fun Under the Stars' hosted by Shula's on July 25

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

If you are looking for something different to do this summer that the whole family can enjoy, mark Thursday, July 25 on your calendar for Shula’s “Family Fun Under the Stars” hosted by Shula’s Steak 2, Shula’s Athletic Club and Shula’s Golf Club. The fun starts at 7 p.m. at Steak 2 Restaurant, 6842 Main Street, inside Shula’s Hotel. Guests can enjoy a number of food and drink specials, a putting...

Miami Lakes teen elected president of Children's Trust Youth Committee

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

Miami Lakes resident Broderick Schwinghammer was elected president of the Youth Advisory Committee to The Children's Trust of Miami-Dade County. The Children's Trust emphasizes collaboration and partnership in order to provide the programs and services needed by children and parents county wide. These programs include reading, anti-violence, health screenings, parenting skills and art programs. The Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) is...

Retired BGEC principal Robin Behrman looks to future

Education By R.A. Romero, The Miami Laker staff Friday, July 19, 2013

  Though Dr. Robin Behrman, former principal of Bob Graham Education Center, has retired, she has no intention of ending her professional pursuits there. "I am not really retired. I have no intention of being 'retired'. Right now, I'm looking to begin another chapter," said Behrman. "I am looking for the right position to take. It might be in education, possibly in the not for profit arena. I just don't know where it might be. I'd love...

Town Council holds line on taxes; tentatively maintains 2.3518 millage

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

At the July , regular Miami Lakes Town Council meeting, lawmakers tentatively kept the existing 2.3518 rate for property taxes for the 2013-14 fiscal year, which is $2.3518 per $1,000 of assessed property value. The proposed rate, which is the same as the two previous years, is projected to generate about $5.6 million in property tax revenue for the proposed budget estimated at $14.8 million. The tax roll reflects a gross taxable value of...
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