Published Saturday, January 10, 2015
Students in the DECA chapter at Coral Glades High School in Coral Springs are encouraging their classmates, as well as local elementary school children and adults, to better recognize and exercise their choice to be happy.
The campaign, called The Habit of Happy, is the chapter's yearly public relations project—one of six types of "chapter team more»
Published Monday, January 5, 2015
By early March, every elementary school in Coral Springs will have a police officer.
The City Commission on Wednesday approved spending $150,000 to pay for six additional police officers at its public schools. The money comes from drug forfeiture funds and seized money that was used in the commission of crimes.
The city has funded 13 officers at public more»
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»
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