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...

Diaz joins Grover Corlew

Business By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, May 4, 2022

    Grover Corlew real estate investment group in Boca Raton appointed Marlene Diaz as vice president of property management, the firm announced in April.      Diaz, of Miami Lakes, will oversee all property management activities for Gover Corlew’s portfolio of office properties, the company said.       Diaz has nearly four decades of experience in the real estate industry and...

Community Calendar through May 30

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, May 4, 2022

      Please check the town’s social media pages for last-minute updates.  Register for events at toml.eventbrite.com.   May 4. Memorial Day Poetry Contest Deadline. The Town of Miami Lakes and the Veterans Committee are calling for submissions of an original poem using the following prompt:  “What Memorial Day means to me…”.  The poem must be no more than two minutes in...

Miami Lakes Library Programs through May 25

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, May 4, 2022

     The Miami-Dade County Library branch in Miami Lakes is offering the following online and in person classes. Space is limited; must register in advance to receive a link via email. Manga Drawing 101 Tues., May 3, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Learn how to draw characters in the style of Japanese comics and graphic novels with instructor David Sexton. Materials will be provided. Made possible by the Miami Lakes Education...

BankUnited offers savings plan for kids

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, May 4, 2022

     BankUnited has launched its Kindergarten to College savings account pilot program.       In association with the Town of Miami Lakes and its Economic Development Committee and Education Advisory Board, BankUnited’s plan is aimed to help children who are ages Pre-K through high school to learn financial literacy and earn interest on savings for college or other higher learning...

Review: Main Street Players’ “Rapture, Blister, Burn” is a hit

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, May 4, 2022

     The Main Street Players are warming up their new theater with a hit production that will appeal to women from every generation.      “Rapture, Blister, Burn” by Gina Gionfriddo is a five-character play that takes place in a New England town.        Have you ever wanted to swap lives with a friend?    ...
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