June 3 deadline to apply for Graham Companies’ college scholarships

Featured By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, May 19, 2022

     Students who need help paying for college may apply for The Graham Companies Scholarship, presented by the company and the Town of Miami Lakes and its Education Advisory Board.       Two $1,000...

May 27 deadline to sign up for Jerry’s Squad

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Friday, May 20, 2022

     Seniors and disabled residents who require assistance with hurricane preparation may register with the Town of Miami Lakes to get help from Jerry’s Squad.      The deadline is May 27.       Jerry’s Squad is a program offered by the town. Squad volunteers install shutters and help with other preparations when a hurricane warning is issued.     ...

Jose Marti MAST 6-12 Academy competes in national contest

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Friday, May 20, 2022

    Jose Marti MAST 6-12 Academy’s middle and high school teams competed at the Ten80 National STEM League Finals held at Miami Coral Park Senior High April 29 - April 30.       The JMMA Silver Streaks from the middle school and the MAST and Furious high school teams faced 30 competitors, including from schools in Florida, Massachusetts, Texas, Michigan, Maryland and North Carolina, Ten80 said. Teams...

Miami Lakes Library Programs through June 4

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Friday, May 20, 2022

     The Miami-Dade County Library branch in Miami Lakes is offering the following online and in-person classes.  Space is limited; in some cases you must register in advance to receive a link via email. Talking is Teaching: Talk, Read, Sing for Toddlers en dos idiomas  Tues., May 24, 31 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.  Bilingual stories, songs and activities. Ages 18 mos. - 3. Take and Make...

Students, municipalities collect 12,000 pairs of shoes for the poor

Education By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Friday, May 20, 2022

     With shoes overflowing from inside their home and those of a neighbor and relative, too, the Inguanzo family of Miami Lakes on April 20 loaded footwear into two trucks destined for the Camillus House charity that serves the poor and homeless in Miami. The family and the Town of Miami Lakes along with several cities and schools that placed donation bins on their campuses collected over 12,000 pairs of shoes for the...

Community Calendar - through June 3

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Friday, May 20, 2022

Please check the town’s social media pages for last-minute updates.  Register for events at toml.eventbrite.com.  May 18. Informational Forum -- Decision Day 2022 Miami Lakes Town Hall, 6601 Main St. Learn about the importance of planning ahead, including about advanced directives, living wills and health care surrogates among other end of life preparation topics. Presented by the Elderly Affairs Committee and...
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