Greetings!

You are receiving this newsletter to stay informed and involved with a variety of Miramar events, projects and programs in the City of Beauty and Progress. We encourage you to take advantage of everything the City offers and spread the word. Stay tuned and let us show you why It's Right Here In Miramar™ to Live, Work and Play!
Missed Conversations with Mayor Messam "Meet the Athletes" Facebook Livestream? Check out the below video!
Miramar Invitation | Saturday, April 10th, 8am
Get your tickets at Ticketmaster!
Interview with Tony Campbell of TC Management,
Organizer of the Miramar Invitational.
Guns for Funds this Saturday, April 10th at Calvary Fellowship
Thanks to Feeding South Florida and City staff
for today’s grocery distribution.
City of Miramar Water Treatment Plant

Do you know how your tap water is delivered to you?
Check out the video to learn about your water and for more information visit miramarfl.gov/water.
Behind the Badge Profile Series
Get to know the #MiramarPD Officers #ServingOurCommunity
Behind the Badge Profile: Daniel Herrera

The dedication of this officer in the #BehindTheBadge series to #ServingOurCommunity has been a "full circle" experience. Get to know the officers who wear our uniform and proudly serve you. #MiramarPD
Check out video on the new Historic Miramar Public Safety Complex Police Sub-Station
Sexual Assault Awareness and Child Abuse Prevention Month
April is National Sexual Assault Awareness and Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time to speak out and support survivors of sexual assault and child abuse. Data shows sexual assault is experienced in the U.S. every 73 seconds. In Broward, 688 rapes were reported in 2019. According to the National Children's Alliance, nearly 700,000 children are abused in the United States annually. If you see something, say something.

The Nancy J. Cotterman Center (NJCC), Broward County's only certified Rape Crisis and accredited Children's Advocacy Center, provides services in a safe, non-threatening environment for survivors of sexual assault, child abuse and human trafficking and their supportive family members. Free Services are available to adult and child survivors and non-offending family members at no charge. Visit the website for more information.​
Your Local Library Offers a Lot More than Books
National Library Week is April 4-10, 2021. Have you visited Broward County Library recently, in person or virtually? There are 38 local branches for those who like to browse the collections. Library also offers many online events and services. Visit Broward.org/Library to explore eBooks and Audiobooks, Movies and Music, New and Popular Titles and much more.
(Directions to Vizcaya Park: Off Flamingo Road, head west on Honey Hill Drive/NW 202 Street)
Florida Expands Covid-19 Vaccine Eligibility
to Age 18+ (16+ for Pfizer)
 
Effective April 5, all Floridians are eligible to receive any COVID-19 vaccine as prescribed by the Food and Drug Administration at age 18+ for Moderna and Johnson & Johnson, and age 16+ for Pfizer.

all Floridians shall be eligible to receive any COVID-19 vaccine as authorized by the Food and Drug Administration, which is age 18+ for Moderna and Johnson & Johnson, and age 16+ for Pfizer. All sites operated by Florida Department of Health in Broward (DOH-Broward) in partnership with Broward County, BSO and municipalities offer the Pfizer vaccine. Residents under the age of 18 who wish to be vaccinated with the Pfizer vaccine based on the new eligibility must be accompanied by parent or guardian, who must also sign the Vaccine Screening and Consent Form.
 
For information on how to register for a vaccination at all Broward County vaccine site locations, visit GetVaccinated.Broward.org.

FEMA Announces Funeral Assistance Program
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought overwhelming grief to many families. In response, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is offering a funeral assistance program to help eligible families with COVID-19-related funeral expenses incurred after January 20, 2020. Applications for assistance will be accepted beginning Monday, April 12, 2021, through FEMA's Call Center. Call 844-684-6333 (TTY 800-462-7585), from 8AM to 8PM Central Time. Visit FEMA Covid-19 Funeral Assistance Program here.
Doctors at Memorial Hospital got the vaccine and encourage Miramar residents to get the shot too! 
Your City of Miramar Commission is hard at work. Find out more about initiatives, programs, meetings -- click on your Miramar Elected Official's photo, engage and get to know your Representatives today!
Take a virtual tour of the City of Miramar with Commissioner Winston F. Barnes and learn about the many services and programs the City provides to residents and businesses.
Miramar Regional Skate Park Coming Soon!
Presented by Commissioner Alexandra P. Davis
Paw Central Dog Park is Open!
For more information visit miramarfl.gov/pawcentral