Family values important at Foot and Ankle practice

Community By R.A. Romero, The Miami Laker staff Wednesday, October 30, 2013

  Lakes Foot and Ankle Specialists office in the Cypress Village Shopping Center will be hosting a grand opening event on Saturday, November 9, at 6 p.m. for all members of the community. The neighboring Trattoria Pampered Chef will be catering the event. Lakes Foot and Ankle Specialists may be a new business in Miami Lakes, but its staff are seasoned residents. Dr. David C. Mai, D.P.M and P.A. and his wife Ana, the owners and staff,...

Town hosts domino tourney on Nov. 15

Community Wednesday, October 30, 2013

  Miami Lakes Elderly Affairs Committee is hosting a Domino Tournament at 6 p.m. on Friday, November 15. The Double-Nine tournament, sponsored by Ambert Medical Care Center, will be held at the Roberto Alonso Community Center, 16500 N.W. 87 Avenue. “South Florida has a rich history of some of the best domino games in the world,” said Vice Mayor Manny Cid. “From Maximo Gomez Park (Domino Park) in Shenandoah, and now...

Miami Lakes Middle adorns entrance with 50th anniversary mural

Featured By David L. Snelling, The Laker staff Wednesday, October 30, 2013

  To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Miami Lakes, a group of art students and their teacher at Miami Lakes Middle School created a mural reminiscent of the 1960s when the area was an area of cow pastures and an immense dairy farm. The giant-sized painting adorns the school’s wall at 6425 Miami Lakeway North near the students pick-up, drop-off point, creating an image to reflect the many academics, magnet programs, sports and...

HearUSA relocates to Park Centre

Community Wednesday, October 30, 2013

HearUSA, a full-service hearing health care facility originally located at 15544 N.W. 77 Court in the Royal Oaks Plaza, has moved to Miami Lakes' Park Centre Shopping Center at 8028 N.W. 154 Street. HearUSA, originally known as HEARx, opened its first hearing care center in Florida in 1987. In 2002, with the acquisition of a national hearing care company, HearUSA was created. HearUSA is the only hearing care network accredited by the...

Town Workshop focuses on budgeting and state lobbying

Community Wednesday, October 30, 2013

  During an October 30 workshop at Miami Lakes Town Hall, councilmembers discussed the second phase of implementing a mechanism to closely evaluate and monitor the town’s expenditures, and selecting a lobbyist for Tallahassee. Councilmembers discussed Vice Mayor Manny Cid’s proposal for Phase Two of his Performance Based Budgeting (PBB), which is scheduled to take effect for the 2014-2015 fiscal year. Phase One of the...
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