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243px-All-America City LogoMayor Manny Cid highlighted the Town’s many accomplishments during the past year at the State of the Town Address on Tuesday, October 9th at Town Hall.Special recognitions were made during the Address to honor the outstanding efforts by volunteers, employees, and businesses in Miami Lakes.
 
Mayor Delivers State Of The Town Address
 
Miami Lakes, FL -Mayor Manny Cid highlighted the Town’s many accomplishments during the past year at the State of the Town Address on Tuesday, October 9th at Town Hall.

Special recognitions were made during the Address to honor the outstanding efforts by volunteers, employees, and businesses in Miami Lakes. Bank United and Anacapri were named Businesses of the Year; this award is presented annually to a local business in the Town of Miami Lakes that promotes economic growth and community involvement. Pedro Fiallo was honored as Volunteer of the Year; he is active member of the Elderly Affairs and Veterans Committee and the local American Legion. Renee Wilson was named Employee of the Year who is the Grants and Government Affairs Manager. Renee was the key personnel that helped the Town acquire over $6.4 million in grants including the $3.6 million County Incentive Grant Program from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) to support the 59th Avenue Roadway Extension and Redevelopment Project.

Singer Glenda Anders sang an unforgettable rendition of God Bless America. The State of the Town Address was sponsored by Jetstream Credit Union. The pre-reception featured tasty catering from Miami Lakes Educational Center’s Culinary Arts Program. The post-reception featured libations from Standing Ovations Catering.
 
State of the Town Large Business of the Year Recognition Photo
 
State of the Town Small Business of the Year Recognition Photo
State of Town Volunteer of the Year Recognition Photo
 
State of Town Sponsor Recognition Photo
 
State of the Town Singer Glenda Anders Recognition Photo
 
State of the Town Honoring Councilmen and Vice Mayor Recognition Photo
 
State of Town Employee of the Year Recognition Photo
 
 
 
 

 

 

243px-All-America City LogoAcross the span of thirty plus years, the Town of Miami Lakes has saluted Veterans with the longest running parade in all Miami-Dade County. This year, the Town and its Veterans Affairs Committee will host its 39th Annual Veterans Day Parade on Sunday, November 11th.Sponsored in part by the Graham Companies, this patriotic parade features more than 3,000 participants including active-duty and retired military, veterans’ groups, local high school and middle school marching bands, JROTC units and more! If you or your organization is interested in participating in the 2018 Veterans Day Parade, please apply by Monday, October 29, 2018.
 
39th Annual Veterans Day Parade Marches On Nov. 11th
Miami Lakes, FL -Across the span of thirty plus years, the Town of Miami Lakes has saluted Veterans with the longest running parade in all Miami-Dade County. This year, the Town and its Veterans Affairs Committee will host its 39th Annual Veterans Day Parade on Sunday, November 11th.

Sponsored in part by the Graham Companies, this patriotic parade features more than 3,000 participants including active-duty and retired military, veterans’ groups, local high school and middle school marching bands, JROTC units and more! If you or your organization is interested in participating in the 2018 Veterans Day Parade, please apply by Monday, October 29, 2018.

The application, and detailed information about the parade, can be found at http://bit.ly/2018VetParadeParticipant

The parade can be viewed from multiple locations along Ludlam Road from Bull Run Road to Eagles Nest. Join the Town of Miami Lakes as we honor true American heroes; our veterans and active-duty military. Parade watchers are encouraged to show their support by wearing red, white and blue, as well as by waving flags as the parade participants go by.

Still interested in a sponsorship? Please visit http://bit.ly/2018VCParadeSponsorship
 

CONTACT:
William Sanchez
Committees and Special Events Coordinator
Tel: (305) 364-6100
Email: sanchezw@miamilakes-fl.gov

Veteran Parade with Sponsors

 

243px-All-America City LogoOn October 2, 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. 2018 HEALTHY COMMUNITY CHAMPIONS RECOGNITION PROGRAM Mayor Manny Cid and Council Members accepted and celebrated the Town receiving the award of 2018 Healthy Community Champion by Heathiest Weight Florida and the Florida Department of Health. This is the third year that the Town receives this recognition.
 
Community Members Recognized At
October 2018 Council Meeting
 
Miami Lakes, FL -On October 2, 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.

2018 HEALTHY COMMUNITY CHAMPIONS RECOGNITION PROGRAM

Mayor Manny Cid and Council Members accepted and celebrated the Town receiving the award of 2018 Healthy Community Champion by Heathiest Weight Florida and the Florida Department of Health. This is the third year that the Town receives this recognition.

Healthy Award

COUNCILMEMBERS TIM DAUBERT AND CEASAR MESTRE RECOGNIZED BY AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY

The American Cancer Society recoginized Councilmember Tim Daubert and Ceasar Mestre for their commitment to Miami Lakes Relay for Life. 

Cancer Relay

 

TOWN RECEIVES $663K OF ROAD IMPACT FEES FOR ROADWAY IMPROVEMENTS

The Mayor and Council were proud and grateful to receive, on behalf of the Town, $663 K of Road Impact Fees for Roadway Improvements such as Adaptive Traffic Light Signalization and the addition of a third lane under the Palmetto Expressway on NW 67th Avenue.

Road Impact

SPECIALITY SMILIES RECOGNIZED FOR ORTHODONTIC HEALTH MONTH 

Dr. Eddy Sedeno of Speciality Smilies was recognized to his commitement to providing orthodotic care to the Miami Lakes community during Orthodontic Health Month. 

Speciality Smilies

 

 PROCLAMATION FOR THE OLDEST BOYS CUB SCOUT PACK IN NORTH MIAMI-DADE COUNTY 

Pack 660 receives proclamation from the Mayor and Council for their 50th year anniversary. This is the oldest Cub Scout Pack in North Miami Dade County.

Boy Scout

 

 MAYOR AND COUNCIL CELEBRATE MIAMI LAKES RESIDENT BIRTHDAY

Mayor and Council celebrated and honored longtime Miami Lakes resident, Rosa Nell Hammer’s 99th Birthday.

Rosanell

 

TOWN CELEBRATES NATIONAL CROQUETA DAY

 

In honor of celebrating National Croqueta Day on October 1st, Vicky Bakery stopped by to share delicious croquetas with the Mayor, Councilmen, and all attendees.

croqueta Day

For more information on the council meetings recognitions, please contact Joseph Sosa, Assistant to the Mayor via email at sosaj@miamilakes-fl.gov.

 

243px-All-America City LogoOn Friday, October 5th, Mayor Manny Cid, Councilman Luis Collazo, and Councilman-Elect Josh Dieguez celebrated the expansion and grand re-opening of First Origin Mortgage. Owner Ray Palacios has been a long-standing member of the banking and mortgage industry for over 20 years. He has put together a group of loan originators in the industry and stands behind First Origin's commitment to service. It is located at 14100 Palmetto Frontage Rd, Suite 210. For visual highlights on the day of ribbon cutting, please visit
 
Town Celebrates Grand Business Re-Opening Of
First Origin Mortgage
 
Miami Lakes, FL –On Friday, October 5th, Mayor Manny Cid, Councilman Luis Collazo, and Councilman-Elect Josh Dieguez celebrated the expansion and grand re-opening of First Origin Mortgage. Owner Ray Palacios has been a long-standing member of the banking and mortgage industry for over 20 years. He has put together a group of loan originators in the industry and stands behind First Origin's commitment to service. It is located at 14100 Palmetto Frontage Rd, Suite 210. For visual highlights on the day of ribbon cutting, please visit http://bit.ly/2OjOJg0

For information about the FREE services offered by the Town to local businesses, please visit www.miamilakes-fl.gov/bizresources 
 
First Origin Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Photo 

 

 

 

 

243px-All-America City LogoAs part of Small Business Saturday, the Town of Miami Lakes and its Economic Development Committee encourage all residents to show their support for our local business community by nominating your favorite small business for the inaugural “Best of Miami Lakes” awards.Small Business Saturday is a day dedicated to supporting small businesses across the country. Founded by American Express in 2010, this day is celebrated each year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving and encourages people across the country to support small, local businesses.
 
Town of Miami Lakes and its Economic Development Committee invite you to nominate your favorite businesses for the 2nd Annual "Best of Miami Lakes" 2018
 
Miami Lakes, FL - As part of Small Business Saturday, the Town of Miami Lakes’ Economic Development Committee and the Miami Lakes Chamber of Commerce encourages all residents to show their support for our local business community by nominating your favorite small business for the 2nd Annual “Best of Miami Lakes” 2018 awards in partnership with The Main Street Merchants and Miami Lakes Chamber of Commerce.

Please nominate your favorite Miami Lakes small business in the following categories (ONE nomination in each category):

FOOD
o Best Café/Cup of Coffee
o Best Lunch Spot
o Best Dinner Restaurant

SHOPPING/GOODS
o Best Retailer

BEAUTY AND FITNESS
o Best Hair/Nail Salon, Barber Shop, Spa, Gym etc.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
o Best Real Estate, Accounting Firm, Law Office, Consultant, Brokerage Firm, etc

HEALTH
o Best Doctor, Dentist, Therapist, etc.


1. CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
     Link to Nomination Form: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/nominationsbestofmiamilakes2018
     Call for nominations from Thursday, October 18th 2018 - Friday, October 26th, 2018 3 PM.

2. FINAL VOTING (FROM TOP 5 IN EACH CATEGORY)
     The nominated businesses will be entered into a survey to be voted by the community to select the “Best of Miami Lakes” 2018 small business winner in each category.
     Final Voting from Saturday, October 27th, 2018 – November 16th 2018 MIDNIGHT.

3. FINAL WINNERS

Winners will be presented on Small Business Saturday, November 24th 2018 at the Annual Festival of Lights Ceremony held on Main Street.

ABOUT SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY
Small Business Saturday is a day dedicated to supporting small businesses across the country. Founded by American Express in 2010, this day is celebrated each year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving and encourages people across the country to support small, local businesses. This year Small Business Saturday will be celebrated on Saturday, November 24th, 2018 also the same day as the Festival of Lights held on Main Street.
Small businesses make up over 99% of the nation’s businesses and are the true drivers of our economy. From the mom and pop shops to the family-owned restaurants that bring our neighborhoods to life, be sure to show your support and celebrate small businesses and all they do for our communities.
Please submit the nominations online. For any additional information, please contact:

Charisma Glassman
Economic Development Liaison
Town of Miami Lakes, 6601 Main Street, Miami Lakes, FL 33014
or via email at GlassmanC@MiamiLakes-Fl.Gov
Direct: +1 979 922 4451


*Nominations will not be accepted after Friday, October 26th 2018 12:00 AM (MIDNIGHT)

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