Published Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Buoyed by the success of its fundraising efforts to support DECA programs in Coral Springs schools, the Coral Springs Chamber Leadership Institute is planning to do more of the same this year.
"A part of our fundraising efforts is to raise money for leaders of tomorrow," Chamber President Cindy Brief said at last week's City Commission meeting. "We support more»
Published Thursday, November 13, 2014
Coral Springs will henceforth allow big-box stores to organize outdoor sales events twice a year.
At a recent City Commission meeting, officials unanimously approved amending the Land Development Code to allow large-scale retail stores, which have a total minimum area of 40,000 square feet, to have outdoor sales events for up to 14 days. This follows the more»
Published Sunday, November 9, 2014
After years of using social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter just for disseminating information, Coral Springs has decided it is time for two-way communication with its citizens.
The change to the city's social media policy, allowing dialogue and interaction of staff with residents and businesses, comes at a time when the city is planning a major more»
Published Saturday, November 8, 2014
Fellow city officials and people in the community bid an emotional farewell to three long-standing members of the Coral Springs City Commission.
Vice Mayor Larry Vignola and Commissioner-elect Joy Carter both broke into tears as they spoke. The others who spoke did a better job of keeping their emotions under control, but there were plenty of praise and more»
Published Friday, November 7, 2014
Bring your family, friends and neighbors, and join us for the City's annual Veterans Day Ceremony at Veterans Park on Tuesday, November 11 at 10:30 a.m. Wear your patriotic colors and support those who served our country.
The ceremony will include speeches by veterans and politicians, a 21-gun salute, placing of wreath and raising of the military and United States flags. more»
Published Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Florida has ambitious goals to boost its role as a global trade hub, and Broward County will host a free event Nov. 6 to inform businesses about those plans and resources to help accomplish them.
Among its goals: Create 150,000 jobs over five years in trade, transportation, logistics, export-oriented manufacturing and related value-added services; expand Florida's market share for U.S. trade with Latin America; and double the value of Florida-made exports over the next five years. more»
Published Thursday, October 23, 2014
Coral Springs wants visitors to do more than shop and eat at its planned downtown — it wants them to spend the night. And to do that, it plans to build an upscale hotel, a movie theater and urban housing.
The eight-story hotel will cater to business people, said George Rahael, CEO of Amera Urban Developers who is also the "master developer" of the downtown quadrants at University Drive and Sample Road. more»
Published Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Date: Tue October 14, 2014 7 p.m.
Title: Candidate Debate Forum
The public is encouraged to attend an upcoming Candidate Forum where they will have a chance to hear from municipal candidates. The Forum will take place at the Coral Springs Charter School Auditorium on Tuesday, October 14 at 7 p.m. This free event is more»
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