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U.S. races planned in Fla., Col. and Calif. on May 4 as part of Wings for Life World Run The world’s most spectacular running race will take place on May 4th 2014, when thousands of runners will set off simultaneously in a unique race staged simultaneously in up to 37 different courses in 35 different […]

Spring is in the Air!


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 […]

West Park Residents, We Heard You!

As many of you are aware, I spent the last 30-plus days collecting feedback, comments, and suggestions from residents of West Park. My goal was to identify those issues that residents in all four corners of our city would like to see addressed. Our neighbors from Carver Ranches, Lake Forest, Miami Gardens and Twin Lakes […]

We Continue To Spring Forward


As many of you are aware, we elected a new commissioner to replace Commissioner Sharon Fyffe. We will all miss her presence and will always be grateful for the commitment and dedication she exemplified during her service to the City. As we turn the page and begin a new chapter, we congratulate Commissioner Brian Johnson […]

Thanks For Your Support

Dear Neighbors, I would like to take this moment to thank you for your support and votes! I am truly grateful for all of those who welcomed me and members of my team into your homes, front porches, backyards, and social networks. I am honored that you chose me to be your newest West Park […]

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 […]

Miami Jackson Senior High School Student Vanzell Dupont Wins Ford Driving Dreams Tour Contest

Ford Motor Company Fund announced Vanzell Dupont of Miami Jackson Senior High School as the winner of the “What Drives Your Dream?” contest, part of the Ford Driving Dreams Tour. Dupont will receive a $5,000 scholarship, and a $4,000 grant will be awarded to academic programs serving members of his school’s football team. “I’m so […]


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Eligible Miami Dade County Families Can Receive Free Internet Service For Six Months During Special Sign-Up Period Through March 25 Internet Essentials is a broadband adoption program created by Comcast to connect low-income Americans to the power of broadband Internet at home. In just two a half years, the initiative has connected more than 1.2 […]

Fowler White Burnett joins together to make a difference in our community

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Fowler White Burnett attorneys joined together to help build a home for a family in the Habitat Landings Community of South Miami Heights as part of the 2014 Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami Blitz Build on February 8, 2014. The Blitz Build is an accelerated construction event in which more than 1,500 volunteers work […]


The City Commission recognized each Super Pee Wee Football Team player for their win and bringing home the championship trophy. (Pictured from Left to Right): Commissioner Thomas Dorsett, Vice Mayor Felicia M. Brunson, Commissioner Rita Mack, and Commissioner Sharon Fyffe, and Mr. Cesar Garcia, Parks and Recreation Superintendent.

This time of year some are celeb r a t i n g Christmas on December 25th some are celeb r a t i n g Kwanz a a s t a r t ing December 26th through January 1st, and some are celebrating Hanukkah during an eight-day period from December 16th through the 24th. […]

Many Celebrations – One City: HAPPY HOLIDAYS WEST PARK!


The holidays are a special time of celebration, reflection and looking forward. Despite the challenges we face and occasional differences we have with one another, during the holiday season we come together to help one another and to give thanks for our many blessings. During this holiday season we are reminded of the message of […]

Greetings West Park Family & Happy Holidays!


It is fantastic that we are leaving this year and entering a new one. I sincerely hope you’ve been able to accomplish and/or achieve everything you wanted this year. The City of West Park is looking “Prosperous”, – for that I say “Thank you”. For every problem or situation that I assisted in resolving, I […]

Congratulations VFW Post 8195!


A group of black South Florida Vietnam vets have found comfort telling each other their untold war stories over the last few years. Now, they’re telling those tales to the world. The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8195 in West Park has about 400 members. Most of them are African- American. About 23 of them […]

From the Desk of Commissioner Dorsett


West Park, the “City of Positive Progression” is living up to its slogan. In less than eight short years, we are on our way to enhancing our residential community with a vibrant business community. As a member of the Legislative Policy Committee for the Florida League of Cities, I have been able to bring ideas […]

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