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243px-All-America City LogoAfter mega success of its inaugural Food and Wine Festival in 2018, the Town of Miami Lakes recently announced the dates for the Second Annual Food and Wine Festival on Saturday, March 2nd, 2019.The event will feature fine food, wine, and specialty beer provided by local restaurants and establishments. Guests will have the opportunity to network, sample culinary delights and a selection of wines. Food and wine glasses along with demonstrations will also be held during the event.
 
Community Members Recognized at July 2018 Council Meeting
 
Miami Lakes, FL – On July 17, 2018 during the regular council meeting, Mayor Manny Cid and Town Council honored the following Miami Lakes’ community members for their accomplishments and community support.

JUNE 17th, 2018 GASTROSCHISIS AWARENESS DAY

Mayor Manny Cid and Council Members presented a proclamation for Gastroschisis Awareness Day to the Delgado Family. Recently, this embarked on one of the hardest trials of their life. During Allison Delgado pregnancy, her daughter, Luna Mia Delgado, was diagnosed with Gastroschisis. Gastroschisis is a birth defect that allows intestines and sometimes other organs, to protrude from the abdomen. One in every 2,000 babies are born with gastroschisis every year in the US. Cases have risen dramatically over the past 10 years. Mayor Cid and Council members commended Allison and her husband for contacting Governor Rick Scott requesting that Gastroschisis Awareness Day be recognized in Florida and their fundraising efforts to bring awareness about the disease. 

SPECIAL FLAG PRESENTATION TO TOWN COUNCIL

Dr. Araceli Yapor, a member of the Veterans Committee, in February of 2018 visited the Japanese city of Hiroshima for the commemorative memorial of 75th anniversary of the final battle of World War II. An American Flag was raised in honor for all the lives that were lost and Dr. Yapor came back to present this flag to the Town of Miami Lakes, so it may hang in Town Hall and the battle never be forgotten.

For more information on the council meetings recognitions, please contact:

Joseph Sosa
Assistant to the Mayor
Email: sosaj@miamilakes-fl.gov

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