This November, I’m feeling extra thankful to our community of kindhearted residents, hardworking business owners, brave first responders, and heroic veterans. Your tireless dedication and sacrifice have helped our city become the vibrant, resilient place we call home. I wish all of you a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday!
Election time is also upon us this month, with voting day happening on November 8. Vote-by-mail ballots can be mailed in or dropped off between October 24 and November 6 at any early voting site. The nearest Early Voting site is at the Tamarac Library, 8701 W. Commercial Blvd. Ballots must be received by November 8 at 7:00 p.m. when the polls close. For voting locations and election details, visit EarlyVoting954.
Honoring our local heroes at the Veterans Day Ceremony is a privilege I look forward to every year. And since our Veterans’ Park is still being renovated, this year’s ceremony will take place at the Tamarac Community Center, 8601 W. Commercial Blvd., at 10:30 a.m., Friday, November 11. I hope you will join us! THANK YOU TO VETERANS!
I’m excited to see you at our 41st Annual Tamarac Turkey Trot 5K bright and early at 7:30 a.m. on Thanksgiving morning (Thursday, November 24th) at City Hall, 7525 NW 88th Ave. Registration is $30 per participant until November 15, and late registration is $35 until November 23. This event is perfect for all ages; participants can run, jog, or walk. Proceeds benefit Tamarac’s Parks and Recreation Foundation and are used to fund youth program grants, scholarships, and more! Sign up at RunSignUp.com/TamaracTurkeyTrot.
Don’t miss the next membership breakfast for the Tamarac North Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce (TNLCC) on Thursday, November 3, at 7:30 a.m. at the Woodmont Country Club, 7801 NW 80th Ave. The meeting will be sponsored by Klos Consulting Inc., where they will discuss issues like ransomware, malware, phishing/spam, and other cybersecurity threats affecting businesses.
Daylight saving time returns this month on Sunday, November 6th! Take advantage of this time to
Install or check the batteries in your smoke detector.
Double-check your emergency plan and go-bags.
Food distributions continue every Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., or while supplies last, at the Korean United Methodist Church, 6501 W. Commercial Blvd.
If you belong to a community association and have community-related questions you’d like to ask an attorney, please register for the HOA Liaison Quarterly Meeting that will take place on Tuesday, November 8. Attorneys from Kaye Bender Rembaum will be available virtually for this Zoom meeting to discuss your concerns. Pre-registration is required and is available at www.Tamarac.me/AskAnAttorney.
New Hope Church will hold a food distribution on Tuesday, November 15, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and every third Tuesday of the month at 545 E Campus Circle, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312.
Don’t miss Food Truck Fridays every 1st and 3rd Friday of the month between 5:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. at the Tamarac Community Center, 8601 W. Commercial Blvd. Stop by with the family and choose from an array of delicious food vendors. There’ll be lots of fun, music, and games for everyone to enjoy!
Happy Veterans Day and Thanksgiving!
For today, every day, and especially in honor of Veterans Day:
remember those who died unnecessarily;
thank all of our first responders and servicemen and women who protect us;
thank those who are preparing to be our future defenders;
thank their families as well;
thank the unsung heroes, and
remain proud to be living in our wonderful country!
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