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Gina Rose Montalto Memorial Foundation Hosts 2nd Annual "Egg My Lawn" Event

March 22, 2019

PARKLAND, FL- The Gina Rose Montalto Memorial Foundation is hosting its' Second Annual "Egg My Lawn" Fundraiser. With a minimum donation of $25, ''Easter Bunnies" will deliver and hide candy-filled plastic eggs in your yard the evening before Easter. The Gina Rose Montalto Memorial Foundation will also leave a sign on your law to let others know of your ...

Parkland Cares Hosts 2nd Annual MSD Benefit Events

PARKLAND, FL- Parkland Cares will host its 2nd Annual Marjory Stoneman Douglas Benefit Event on Saturday, March 16, in Boca Raton and Sunday, March 17, in Parkland.  

Parkland Cares, a nonprofit organization, was established by Howard Dvorkin, Chairman of Debt.com, in the wake of the Stoneman Douglas tragedy. The purpose of Parkland Cares is to provide free mental health care and ...

Healing Hearts Project 2 Visits Parkland

PARKLAND, FL- Healing Hearts Project 2, an organization that seeks to spread love and healing in times of loss, visited Parkland and students at Stoneman Douglas this past week. Nicoelle Cohen, an MSD alum and current Hollywood, FL resident, started the program in the wake of seeing communities impacted by gun violence. The goal and mission and Healing Hearts Project 2 is to spread love ...

Safe Schools For Alex Making Progress; Donation Match Until April 1

March 19, 2019

PARKLAND, FL- Max Schachter has made it his mission to improve school safety to honor his son, Alex.  In the 13 months since Alex lost his life in the tragedy at Stoneman Douglas, Max Schachter has sprung into action. He entered into the discussion about making America's schools safer and is making significant progress toward action.

Max Schachter founded the ...

Mother of Joaquin Oliver Receives "Women Who Inspire" Award

PARKLAND, FL- On Friday evening, Patricia Padauy Oliver was presented with the Universidad Ana G. Mendez's "Women Who Inspire" Award. The award recognizes the activism and inspiration Oliver has displayed in the face of tragedy having lost her son, Joaquin Oliver.

Public speaking was not a comfortable thing for Patricia Padauy Oliver. A self described shy girl, Oliver ...

Westglades Science Club Wins Regional Science Competition

PARKLAND, FL- Westglades Middle School's Science Club took home first place in the Regional Energy Whiz Expo competition. The Regional Energy Whiz Expo was the first science club competition of the year. The Westglades students were tasked with building a solar cooker that uses heat radiated by the sun to make a three course meal. Utilizing their knowledge of heat transfer, energy ...

Parkland Girls 2008 White Soccer Team Advances to State Final Four in the Commissioner's Cup

March 17, 2019

PARKLAND, FL- The Parkland Girls 2008 White soccer team won their division of The Commissioner's Cup and will advance to the State Final Four of the Commissioner's Cup in Auburndale, FL in April. The Commissioner's Cup is a state-wide competition for competitive soccer teams to play against each other within their chosen division in attempt win a state title. The Parkland Girls ...

Two Stoneman Douglas Wrestlers Compete at Florida State Tournament

PARKLAND, FL- Two Marjory Stoneman Douglas wrestlers advanced to the Florida State High School Wrestling Tournament at Osceola Heritage Park in KIssimmee, Florida, last weekend. Steven Erched and Jason Wolk both advanced to the tournament for Stoneman Douglas, advancing past Districts and Regionals en route to the State Tourney, with Erched placing first in the region.

Parkland Soccer Club's Carson Chung Selected for Olympic Development State Team

PARKLAND, FL- Carson Chung recently was selected to represent the state of Florida in the Olympic Development Program (ODP). After initial tryouts he was selected for Pool Training. Players for the state teams were chosen by coaches from the pool training. Carson will complete team training for the next couple of months. He will then travel to Alabama in July for Regional Camp. A ...

Calvary Chapel Parkland Hosts Family Fun Fest March 16

March 15, 2019

PARKLAND, FL-  Calvary Chapel Parkland will be hosting an event called "Family Fun Fest" Saturday, March 16 from 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. at Pine Trails Park in Parkland. The event is created to united and support the Parkland community through a family friendly event. Family Fun Fest will feature bounce houses, obstacle courses, a rock climbing wall, lawn games, face painting, ...

Parkland Chamber Hosts Super Bowl Networking Event

March 20, 2019

PARKLAND, FL- Parkland's Chamber of Commerce and Broward County are planning ahead for 2020. The Miami Dolphins' Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens will play host to a record 11th Super Bowl for the city of Miami, breaking a tie with New Orleans for the most Super Bowls hosted by a city. The 2020 Super Bowl is also notable because it will be the modern era's 50th NFL championship ...

Parkland Chamber Hosted Wednesday Night Event and Aims at 2020 Super Bowl in Miami

PARKLAND, FL- Parkland's Chamber of Commerce hosted a local meet and greet event on Wednesday evening at Carmela Coffee in Parkland. Parkland's Chamber has been ramping up events in recent years as businesses aim to work together to serve the Parkland community. Next week, the chamber will be hosting an event aimed at Super Bowl LIV (54) this coming February, to be held at Hard Rock ...

Stage is Set in Broward For Exponential Business Growth

PARKLAND, FL- Nationally, we are starting to witness more and more businesses start, ramp up, and grow into highly valued companies. Here in Broward, one gets the sense that we are in the early innings of an exciting business renaissance grappling with the startup or gig economy.  We just witnessed a multi-billion-dollar buyout offer of one of our great home-grown Broward based ...

Parkland Community Forums Lined Up Next Week to Plan Parkland's Future

March 14, 2019

PARKLAND, FL- Next week the City of Parkland will host a series of meetings on planning Parkland's future. Parkland is entering their anuual strategic planning process. The community forums offers community members an opportunity to have their voices heard. "What would you like to see more of in the City, what would you like to see less of, what interests you the most… this is an ...

Alyssa's Law Still Needing Legislative Support

PARKLAND, FL- In early February Alyssa's Law was passed in New Jersey. The law was named after Parkland's Alyssa Alhadeff, who was tragically killed February 14, 2018 at Stoneman Douglas High School. Alyssa's Law requires all New Jersey public schools to install silent panic alarms and emergency lights that will alert law enforcement in case of emergencies and attacks such as an ...

In Celebration of International Women's Day; Meet Parkland's Mayor

PARKLAND, FL- Christine Hunschofsky stepped into an important role when she was elected mayor of Parkland in 2016. Her background and experiences from growing up in Boston have helped her succeed in the major trials Parkland has endured in the last year. Mayor Hunschofsky was born in Boston and knew people affected by gun violence and had driven through areas ...

Movies in the Park is Featuring Smallfoot this Friday

March 18, 2019

PARKLAND, FL- This Friday the City of Parkland is transforming Pine Trails Park Amphitheater into a movie theater. Movies in the Park will be showing Smallfoot on an 18-foot inflatable movie screen. Smallfoot is an animated film about a friendly Yeti who faces banishment from his home when his villagers don't believe his tale that he discovered a human. The cast ...

Parkland Cares Hosts 2nd Annual MSD Benefit Events

PARKLAND, FL- Parkland Cares will host its 2nd Annual Marjory Stoneman Douglas Benefit Event on Saturday, March 16, in Boca Raton and Sunday, March 17, in Parkland.  

Parkland Cares, a nonprofit organization, was established by Howard Dvorkin, Chairman of Debt.com, in the wake of the Stoneman Douglas tragedy. The purpose of Parkland Cares is to provide free mental health care and ...

City of Parkland Library Offers Something for Everyone

PARKLAND, FL- The next couple Tuesdays the City of Parkland Libruary has fun filled crafts and entertaintment planned for the entire family. Tuesday, March 5 at 10:30 a.m. participants will have the chance to make artwork out of a folding the pages of a book.  All materials will be provided.  Later that evening at 6:00 at Family Crafft: Mardi Gras Mask families have ...

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