For Immediate Release
May 1, 2017
Contact: Nicole Singletary
Miami Lakes, FL - The Town of Miami Lakes and its Elderly Affairs Committee will host a Senior Appreciation Golden Hero Awards Luncheon, proudly sponsored by The Graham Companies and Mount Sinai Medical Center, on Saturday, May 6th from 11 AM to 2 PM at the Roberto Alonso Community Center, 16500 NW 87th Ave.
The Town extended the opportunity to the community to nominate men and women over the age of 60 who demonstrated exemplary service to others and our community, and are inspiring models of active aging for the Golden Hero Award.
The award recipients are as follows:
•Ginette Lillo, longtime instructor for the Town’s Adult Painting Class
•Mirtha Mendez, active community member former member of the Town’s Education Advisory Board and Elderly Affairs Committee, Charter Revision Commission
•Dave Oliver, Vice Chair of the Town’s Elderly Affairs Committee and founder of the Miami Lakes “Old Geezers” Softball League
•Akua Scott, youth mentor and adult etiquette instructor
•Nancy Simon, former Town Councilwoman and active community member
•Dorothy Wix, member of Town’s Elderly Affairs Committee and President of the Miami Lakes Garden Club
The Town and its Elderly Affairs Committee proudly congratulates all of our Golden Hero Award winners!