Stories written by Vice Mayor Felicia M. Brunson

Spring is in the Air!

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This winter weather has literally been nonexistent for our community and thankfully, sunshine has been on the horizon. Spring is such a wonderful time of the year since it is a reminder of new life blossoming before our eyes. Spring is also known as a time of renewal. This is certainly true with regards to […]

Let’s Move Forward!

Vice Mayor Felicia M Brunson

As the election has come to an end and we welcome our new Commissioner Brian Johnson, let’s move forward and continue to make West Park the City of Positive Progression! Make no mistake we are facing some serious challenges, and how we respond to them will mark our destiny. But I am more convinced than […]

Where Did The Summer Go?

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Summer is almost over. School will be starting soon. Where did the summer go? I hope you and your family are having a great end to summer and that you are eager and your children are ready to begin another successful school year. The Commission and Staff of the City of West Park look forward […]

All in this Together

All in this TogetherGovernment and its leadership are constantly confronted with challenges and opportunities. I am confident that West Park will jointly meet these challenges that face us and will take full advantage of the opportunities before us. I believe that West Park may have weathered the worst of a battering economic storm and a […]

Mes de la Herencia Hispana

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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: Serving and Leading Our Nation with Pride and Honor By Vice Mayor Felicia M. Brunson Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South […]

Grandparents are Special!

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Did you know…… 7 million The number of grandparents whose grandchildren under age 18 were living with them in 2011. 2.7 million The number of grandparents responsible for the basic needs of one or more grandchildren under age 18 living with them in 2011. Of these caregivers, 1.7 million were grandmothers and 1.0 million were […]

Happy Fourth of July West Park!

Happy 4th of July!

As we celebrate 4th of July, I’d like to encourage all West Park residents to cooperate in making this one of the safest and most enjoyable Fourth of Julys ever! Independence Day has always had special significance in our city. All of us are blessed to live in the greatest city, state and country that […]

On Memorial Day, let us never forget!

This month we will also pay tribute to veterans on Memorial Day. We honor those soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines who died for our country.We honor those who fought for us. Peace has meaning the protected will never know. Each soldier who falls is a great tragedy. Though each death is a tragedy we honor […]

Unleash the Power of Age!

Every year since 1963, May has been the month to appreciate and celebrate the vitality and aspirations of older adults and their contributions and achievements. It is a proud tradition that shows our nation’s commitment to honor the value that elders continue to contribute to our communities. This year’s Older Americans Month theme -“Unleash the […]

May: A month of Special Tributes

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  Mothers are everything for us when we are small…our lives revolve around her. For everything that we need we call mother. To protect us from all perceivable dangers, we want her around us. To take us, out we hold her arms. To kiss away our wounds, we run to her. And for a warm […]

Spring is in the air

This winter weather has been a rollercoaster for our community and thankfully, sunshine is on the horizon. Spring is such a wonderful time of the year since it is a reminder of new life blossoming before our eyes. Spring is also known as a time of renewal. This is certainly true with regards to the […]

Honoring our own unsung military heroes

On Saturday, February 9th, the Charmettes Incorporated of Broward County held their Third Annual Cancer Research and Scholarship Fundraiser- A Supper Club Gala. The theme was “Honoring our Unsung Military Heroes.” Three of West Park’s own were honored: Sergeant Vernon Nelson, Corporal JC Hardemon and Sergeant Marvin Price. Sergeant Nelson received numerous medals, two Purple […]

One Community, One Cause- Walking for Cures!

Visions of Images, Inc. will present One Community, One Cause- Walking for Cures taking place at McTyre Park located 3501 SW 56th Ave in West Park on Friday, April 12th beginning at 7pm thru Saturday, April 13th at 7am. Unlike any other event, the 12-hour One Community, One Cause- Walking for Cures event will bring […]

Remembrance

The City of West Park is proud to celebrate Black History Month this February. We are in celebratory remembrance of the millions of countless contributions of African descendants whose labor and sacrifices in education, music, science/technology, arts /entertainment, politics and social consciousness add to the making of this great nation. During this month, the world […]