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Let Butterflies Fly: Make Our Schools Safe Partners with Westglades Middle School PTO for Security Fundraiser

October 17, 2018

PARKLAND, FLA - Make Our Schools Safe, a non-profit organization started by Lori Alhadeff who lost her daughter, Alyssa, in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas tragedy, has partnered with the Westglades Middle School PTO to raise money to improve school security.  The organization has agreed to match all donations raised by the PTO, up to $60,000.  The funds will be used for fencing ...

Westglades School Security Fundraiser; Make Our Schools Safe Will Match Funds Raised Up to $60,000

PARKLAND, FLA - The Westglades Middle School PTO has launched a fundraiser to improve school security by installing fencing and ballistic glass.  Make Our Schools Safe, a non-profit organization, has agreed to match the funds raised up to $60,000.  Make Our Schools Safe has also commissioned an artist to paint a large canvas for the school.

Donations can be made by visting ...

How to Use the Parkland Library, October 15 and 22

PARKLAND, FLA - On October 15 and 22, the Parkland Library will be holding two classes from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. to teach people of all ages how to use the library.

The first class will focus on details on how to find items, how items are arranged, and how to be an effective searcher.

The second class will focus on the virtual library with instruction on how to use electronic ...

Heather Khalil Awarded Mayor's Medal of Charitable Service

October 18, 2018

PARKLAND, FLA - Parkland resident Heather Khalil was awarded the Mayor’s Medal of Charitable Service by Mayor Christine Hunschofsky at Wednesday’s City Commission meeting. The medal is awarded for, among other things, "sustained charitable service."

Let Butterflies Fly: Make Our Schools Safe Partners with Westglades Middle School PTO for Security Fundraiser

PARKLAND, FLA - Make Our Schools Safe, a non-profit organization started by Lori Alhadeff who lost her daughter, Alyssa, in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas tragedy, has partnered with the Westglades Middle School PTO to raise money to improve school security.  The organization has agreed to match all donations raised by the PTO, up to $60,000.  The funds will be used for fencing ...

Red Tide Update for Broward County

October 15, 2018

BROWARD COUNTY, FLA - The latest Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) sampling results for red tide in the coastal waters off Broward County show only “very low” or minute “background” concentrations of K. Brevis, according to Broward County.  Water quality improvements have been sustained throughout this past week and no additional local ...

Intern with the Mayor

October 11, 2018

PARKLAND, FLA - Two internship positions with the Mayor's Office in Parkland are currently available for High School juniors and seniors and College students.  The volunteer internships will enable the students to learn about the inner workings of city government and other functions while assisting and supporting the Mayor.  Students will receive real-world work experience ...

Ghostly Gathering at the Parkland Library, October 23

October 19, 2018

PARKLAND, FLA - For children ages 8 and up, the Parkland Library presents "Ghostly Gathering" on October 23 at 6 p.m.  Children will hear scary stories, play candy games, and make a spooky craft.  Costumes are welcome.  A Parkland Library card is required to register.

To register, visit www.cityofparkland.org/library or call 954-757-4207.

Book Folding at the Parkland Library, October 18

PARKLAND, FLA - Adults can learn book folding at the Parkland Library on October 18 at 10:30 a.m.  No experience is necessary and all materials will be provided.

Registration is required at www.cityofparkland.org/library or call 954-757-4207

City of Parkland Farmers' Market Returns November 4

October 10, 2018

PARKLAND, FLA - The City of Parkland Farmers' Market returns for the 2018/2019 season on Sunday, November 4.  The Market is held Sundays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Equestrian Center, 8350 Ranch Road.  

Presented by Northwest Medical Center, the City of Parkland Farmers' Market offers customers the opportunity to purchase items such as fresh and organic ...

A Neighbors Night Out, October 24

October 9, 2018

PARKLAND, FLA - The Parkland Chamber of Commerce is hosting "A Neighbors Night Out" on October 24 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Parkland Commons Shopping Plaza.  Residents can stop by shops in Parkland Commons and meet the business owners, enjoy light refreshments, prizes, entertainment and shopping.

Parkland Commons Shopping Plaza is located at the northwest corner of ...

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