Wilton Manors Briefs for April 19, 2018

Check out the latest news from around Wilton Manors!


Art Expo returns

The next Art Expo will be held on Saturday, April 21 from 6 to 9 p.m. along Wilton Drive. Art Expo is a monthly event where business owners host local artists. Visit wmae.org for more information. At the same time, local gallery owner Aster da Fonseca will host IN OPEN AIR, an exhibition depicting paintings focused on Florida's landscapes. It features works by Ted Matz, Janet Onofrey, and Dunny Potter. The gallery is at 2201 Wilton Drive.


Citizens Police Academy

Graduates of the 6th Wilton Manors Citizens Police Academy pose with police and city officials at the April 10 commission meeting. The Academy is a 10-week course that aims to teach participants about code compliance, the K9 unit, road patrol, the detective bureau, drug enforcement, and other aspects of the police department. The next course will begin on Jan. 31, 2019 and end on April 5. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information or call 954-390-2162. This year’s graduates are John Attilus, Garrett Brian, Linden Cheney, Joan Coniglio, James Cunningham, Concettina Koenig, Michael Miranda, Joseph Pallant, Inez Pasher, Gudrun Rhoads, Miguel Sarquis, Ron Shimshilashvili, Robert Shore, Paul Sterl, Andrew Walker Vazquez, and William Zilligen.   



Tip-A-Cop, a dining event where Wilton Manors police officers serve as “celebrity waiters,” will be held on Thursday, April 19 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:20 p.m. at Rumors Bar & Grill, 2426 Wilton Drive. The money raised will be donated to Special Olympics Florida.


Fire station roof bid

Wilton Manors is now accepting bids for the renovation of the Fire Station roof. Bids must be submitted by May 15. A pre-bid meeting will take place at city hall on Thursday, April 26 at 10 a.m. “The work will include but not be limited to site preparation, earthwork, the cutting, removing all existing roofing down to the metal deck and replace with new roofing system on existing roof and overhangs.”

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