BNI Excellence’s kickball team takes on BNI Hialeah Progress

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

Business Networking International organizations from Miami Lakes and Hialeah faced off for a game of kickball on April 8 at Miami Lakes Optimist Park. The local business owners and professionals are savvy marketers and accessorized to reflect their respective turfs. The Miami Lakes Main Street Mafia wore cow print T-shirts and bovine ears and horns to reflect the town’s dairy farming past, while BNI Hialeah Progress wore pink to match...

Pets of Miami Lakes

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Friday, May 17, 2024

     Loki is a playful Siberian Husky/Pomeranian mix named for a mischievous character from “The Avengers” movies.      The 7-month-old puppy with one blue eye and one that is brown lives with Lina and Yuham Hechevarria in downtown Miami Lakes.        Though Loki likes his walks and visiting Graham Park, he loves being in air conditioning even more.   ...

Town council salutes BGEC’s Autism Education Team

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

      The Miami Lakes town council honored teachers and paraprofessionals from Bob Graham Education Center during its April 8 municipal meeting.       “This is our portion of our [Autism Spectrum Disorder] staff,” said Principal Yecenia Martinez. “We have an amazing team of specialized teachers. Our program has grown … it’s thanks to these...

South Pointe Apartments to welcome tenants soon

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Friday, May 17, 2024

     The Graham Companies’ latest mixed-use project that features ground floor retail spaces and apartments with water views is scheduled to welcome residents in the fall.      South Pointe, at 8205-8275 Commerce Way, will provide a luxury residential lifestyle with work from home accommodations in Miami Lakes’ Business Park West.      Beginning in July, tenants may sign leases...

Miami Lakes honors volunteer Pedro Fiallo

Community 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 relations services for the American Legion and Elderly Affairs Committees. On April 8 at Town Hall, he was joined by friends, relatives and members of the committees, Miami Lakes Chamber of Commerce and...
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