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Coral Springs Community Garden Members Look for Help in Building New Pavilion

May 16, 2022

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – There’s a major growth spurt expected at the Coral Springs Community Garden and Food Forest, but organizers say it’s going to need support at the city level to become a reality.

A place where local residents grow herbs, vegetables, and other crops for families and food banks, the 13-year-old garden next to Dr. Steven G. Paul Dog Park at 2915 Sportsplex ...

Feeling Down? Coral Springs Group Creates Music Playlist to Uplift Souls Across the World

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – As the pandemic declined the mental health of many across the nation, William Haggett started thinking of what can be done locally to reverse this.

As a trained musician, the general manager Coral Springs Center for the Arts turned to music to deal with stress and anxiety.

Or, more specifically, he turned to Spotify, the audio ...

Coral Springs City Hall Memo: Emotions Stirred During Proclamation Honoring Holocaust Remembrance Day

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – It started as any other Coral Springs City Commission proclamation until Mayor Scott Brook had to pause and catch his emotions.

The moment happened last Wednesday as Brook read a passage proclaiming April 28 as Holocaust Remembrance Day in Coral Springs in front of dozens of residents and city staff at City Hall.

“The history of the Holocaust encourages us to ...

‘Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness:’ Coral Springs Attorney Takes on History Projects in Spare Time That Tell Truths About People Time Has Forgotten

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – When he was 12 years old, Ken Cutler learned something that would shape the rest of his life.

As he prepared for his bar mitzvah, the future Coral Springs attorney and Parkland resident wanted to know why so many family members were coming from his father’s side but very few from his mother’s side, none of whom were from her father’s part ...

‘I Want To Make the World A Better Place’: From Calcutta to Coral Springs, Mom Entrepreneur To Pitch Major Investors For New Parenting Platform

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Early next week, a Coral Springs mother of three will make a pitch in Miami to big name investors including Armando "Pitbull" Perez and Kevin O’Leary for a chance to win $420,000 for her new startup.

Michelle Brown will be among 100 business owners hoping to get the investment which would help her digital parenting platform grow much faster.

But no ...

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2021 Broward Health Paramedics of the Year Awards Named for the Coral Springs-Parkland Fire Department

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Two Coral Spring paramedics were named recipients of 2021 Broward Health Paramedics of the Year Awards for the Coral Springs-Parkland Fire Department during the Broward Health Annual EMS Week Awards Ceremony held Wednesday, May 18, 2022.
 
The two first responders honored are Lieutenant Mike Farmer, named Broward Health North ...

Eaton Financial Group in Coral Springs: Quick Financial Tips for Women to Build Financial Success

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Eaton Financial Group is proud to celebrate International Women’s Month in support of women across the world. Our financial planning team specializes in providing financial solutions based on the needs of our female clients and customized to match their specific goals, whatever they may be.

We are proud to be a part of the Coral Springs Coconut Creek Chamber of ...

What Investors Need to Know About Renting in Coral Springs and South Florida

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - As an investor, you have been eyeing real estate investments in South Florida. You are considering a single-family property or maybe a four-plex to maximize your profits. 

However, as housing prices continue to climb, is a rental property in the Sunshine State still worth the high price tag?

At Royal Empire Realty, we believe the short answer is “yes!” ...

Office Evolution Coral Springs Member: Ben Groenevelt, Mortgage Loan Originator With Absolute Home Mortgage Corp.

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Ben Groenevelt became a member of Office Evolution last year. He’s been working in the mortgage and real estate fields for more than 11 years and is currently a loan officer with Absolute Home Mortgage Corp.

Groenevelt (NMLS ID: 2107972) has served as VP of the Wisconsin Association of Mortgage Brokers and is a member of the National Association of Mortgage ...

Ben Groenevelt, Absolute Home Mortgage Corp., in Coral Springs: How to Figure Out Current Value of Your Home

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – It’s something many homeowners are asking: How do I figure out the current value of my home? It’s assessed at $350,000. Would this be the current value?

Answer: The short answer is the assessment is the value the assessor's office places on your home for property tax purposes, and an appraisal is a snapshot of current market value based on comparable ...

New Orthopedics and Spine Care Center Opening Soon in West Boca Raton

PARKLAND, FL- West Boca Medical Center will soon be opening a state-of-the-art Ortho and Spine Care Unit that will provide a seamless transition for surgery patients to move right into community care.

They are offering a sneak peek at the new facility that is expected to open around the end of May.

"We've created a section of the West Boca campus that is dedicated to ...

Retirement Council In Coral Springs: Food Inflation -- What's Behind It and How to Cope

May 23, 2022

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - As measured by the Consumer Price Index for food at home, grocery prices increased 3.4% in 2020, a faster rate than the 20-year historical average of 2.4%.1 

More recently, food inflation accelerated by 6.5% during the 12 months ending in December 2021, while prices for the category that includes meat, poultry, fish, and eggs spiked 12.5%.2

Food prices have long ...

Coral Springs Parkland Community Emergency Response Team Receives Donation From Coral Springs Charter School

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - The Coral Springs Parkland Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) recently received a generous donation of more than $500 from the Coral Springs Charter School Health Occupations Students of America Club, (HOSA).

Charter School student and CERT member Scott Smith suggested the fundraiser. Students routinely raise money for various worthy organizations. 

CERT ...

Opinion: Coral Springs is Considering Ways to Tackle Plastics. Let’s Goose City to Speed This Up.

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Back home when you wanted someone to move faster on something you said, “I better goose them.” I have no idea why or where the expression comes from, but I’m reviving it.

What follows is to goose the Commission on this issue:

“Every year, 8 million metric tons of plastic pours into the world’s oceans—that’s garbage truck of ...

I Suffered From Postpartum Depression. Here’s How I Got Through It.

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Let me start with this fact: one in seven moms and one in 10 dads suffer from postpartum depression, according to Postpartum Support International.

I was one of them.

I struggled with my mental health issues after my son was born in 2017. I was filled with separation anxiety, and overwhelmed with the world around me.

At times, I was afraid to leave my house ...