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Veterans Committee

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The Veterans Committee is dedicated to proudly honoring our past, present, and future veterans. The Veterans Committee also provides the Town Council with recommendation and potential solutions regarding veterans' issues within the Town of Miami Lakes.

MEETINGS
The Veterans Committee meets the third Thursday of each month at 6:00 pm at Miami Lakes Town Hall located at 6601 Main Street in Room 106.

MEMBERS 

Gary Cardenas Chair
Richard Wester Vice-Chair
Nayib Hassan Secretary
Mary Collins Member
William Kniffin Member
Evelio Martinez Member
Juan Medina Member
Gilberto Mojica Member
Nick Monte Member
Alejandro Sanchez Member
Jose F. Uz Member
Araceli Yapor Member
 
 

UPCOMING EVENTS

SUBMIT YOUR GRAND MARSHAL NOMINATION FOR VETERANS DAY PARADE NOW!

The Town is extending an opportunity to the community to nominate a deserving individual to be the Grand Marshal of the 38th Annual Veteran’s Day Parade to be held on Sunday, November 5th.

Grand Marshal Selection Criteria:

• Be in good standing in the community.

• Be persons who have displayed outstanding service, pride and commitment to the community, county, state and/or country.

• Be able and willing to carry out the function of the Grand Marshal for the Parade.

• Proof of Honorable Service in the Armed Forces is required.

The selection of the Grand Marshal will be determined by the Town’s Veterans Committee at their October meeting.

Nominations are due by Monday, October 13th.

For more information or to submit a nomination form, please email Community Engagement & Outreach Manager, Clarisell De Cardenas at decardenasc@miamilakes-fl.gov .

 

 *For updates on times and location please visit the Town Calendar or Town Events page. 

PAST EVENTS

Tree Dedication 2017

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Flag Retirement Ceremony 2017

Miami Lakes Veterans Parade 2016

 

STAFF LIAISON
Clarisell De Cardenas, Community Engagement & Outreach Manager
Email: decardenasc@miamilakes-fl.gov
Phone: (305) 364-6100 ext. 1132