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For Immediate Release:
August 02, 2012
Media Contact:
Jason Smith


Commissioner Monestime to break ground on Arcola Lakes Senior Center

Commissioner Jean Monestime, District 2, will join community members for the ground breaking of the new Arcola Lakes Senior Center on Wednesday, August 8, 2012, at 10 a.m. The ground breaking ceremony will take place at Arcola Lakes Park, 1301 NW 83rd Street.

Once completed, the Arcola Lakes Senior Center will be the largest senior recreation facility within the Miami-Dade County parks system. The 22,000 square foot center will feature state-of-the-art amenities.

Seniors will be able to enjoy entertainment rooms with flat screen televisions, an arts and crafts room, and a room to create ceramics.  An exercise room equipped with the latest fitness equipment will be available for seniors looking to stay fit and active. The facility will also feature a large banquet hall/meeting room.

“The seniors of our community deserve the very best amenities and that is what this new senior center will deliver,” Commissioner Jean Monestime said.

The project is funded by Building Better Communities General Obligation Bond funds.

Commissioner Jean Monestime, District 2
Groundbreaking of Arcola Lakes Senior Center
August 08, 2012, 10:00 a.m.
Arcola Lakes Park
1301 NW 83rd Street