Wilton Manors Briefs for Apr. 4, 2018

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Check out the latest news from around Wilton Manors!

 

Commission honors women

As part of Women's History Month, commissioners honored five women who have contributed to Wilton Manors. Each commissioner picked one woman to honor. Mayor Gary Resnick chose Sheryl Chesler, Vice Mayor Justin Flippen chose Nancy McGivern, Commissioner Julie Carson chose Captain Lillie Harris, Commissioner Tom Green chose Judge Betsy Benson, and Commissioner Scott Newton chose Katherine Dunkel.

 

Marine grants

Wilton Manors officials will submit a grant application to the Florida Inland Navigation District [FIND] to fund the purchase of a motor for the city’s marine barge. The grant request is $10,000 and, if approved, the city will have to provide a 50 percent match. The city also applied for a $40,000 grant to purchase a marine patrol boat. If approved, that grant would also require a 50 percent match by the city.

 

Music at Mickel Concert Series

The Beatles tribute band, Across the Universe, will perform at the next Music at Mickel concert performance – Friday, April 20 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Mickel Park, 2675 NW 7 Ave. The event is free and open to the public. Food and beverages will be for sale.

 

Woof & Wine

Woof & Wine will be held Thursday, April 12 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Island City Park Expansion, 811 NE 28 St., Wilton Manors. Attendees are encouraged to bring their dogs. All dogs must be on a leash and have all required vaccinations.


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