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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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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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Shop Locally This Holiday Season with These Artists and Artisans

We’ve all been encouraged to shop locally for years. We know it’s good for boosting community economy. We know it’s typically a more environmentally friendly and sustainable option. We know it’s especially important this year in the wake of COVID-19. What you may not know is that hard work and surviving adversity are written into […]
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Community Pulls Together to Make a Christmas Miracle on 33rd St.

This past Sunday, after a routine church service at the Mount Zion AME Church in Oakland Park, several organizations pulled together under one roof to meet the needs of the families and children in their community. Christmas gifts were collected and distributed alongside much needed bags of food as part of the church’s monthly food […]

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