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Oakland Park Residents Give Back for the Holidays at Give, Care, Love: Hope for the Holidays

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 11% of people in Broward County live in poverty. And, as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, more people than ever are struggling with economic insecurity. Despite the financial hardships many families face, events like Give, Care, Love: Hope for the
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Get Ready for 2021 Holiday Village Christmas Tree Competition!

After a difficult year, the joy, fun and vibrancy of the Christmas holidays in Oakland Park are back! The 5th Annual Oakland Park Holiday Village will take place December 3rd and 4th at Jaco Pastorius Park.  As part of the Holiday Village, the City of Oakland Park will be hosting a Christmas Tree Decorating Competition. […]
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Oakland Park Honors MLK and Celebrates Diversity with New Signage

As the City of Oakland Park works toward building for its second century it also works on embracing diversity.  To that end, on Friday January 15th the City unveiled new signage to reflect its steadfast commitment to diversity. In total the City will install 14 signs in conspicuous locations throughout Oakland Park in order to […]
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Feeding South Florida: A Long Running Helping Hand

The Coronavirus Pandemic, with restrictions, quarantine, and many unknowns, started for us in mid-March. But since mid to late April, three cities have partnered for weekly food drive in order to give residents of their city some relief amidst the chaos. Those three cities are Fort Lauderdale, Wilton Manors, and our very own, Oakland Park. […]
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Oakland Park Firefighters Bring Christmas To Family That Lost Everything

On November 30th, 2020 Kelli and Stephen Korman and their two daughters lives were changed forever when the apartment they were moving into caught fire. Just 25 days before the biggest holiday in the world they lost everything and did not know what to do or how they were going to bring Christmas to their […]

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