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PASTOR SCHMIDT WAY: From left, Councilman Jaime Petralanda, Councilman Michael Windrem, grandson Erik Schmidt, son Mark Schmidt, Diane Schmidt (Mark’s wife), son Matthew Schmidt holding the proclamation, Councilman Billy Bain, grandson Jason Schmidt, Pastor David Imhoff, and Mayor Zavier Garcia. Family members were given commemorative street signs.

Former Grace Lutheran Pastor Albert Schmidt honored by City of Miami Springs

- River Cities Gazette , Apr 20
River Cities Gazette

Kind, caring, and a leader. Those were some of the words at a recent tribute used to describe the Rev. Albert R. Schmidt, the beloved former... pastor of Grace Lutheran Church in Miami Springs who passed away in 2013 and was the subject of a dedication ceremony when the City of Miami Springs designated a portion of Curtiss Parkway as “Pastor Schmidt Way.”

Doug Orr earns spot on Miami Springs Community Center's "Wall of Fame"

- River Cities Gazette , Apr 19
River Cities Gazette

There was a lot to celebrate last weekend as people came from near and far for the River Cities Festival but not all of the celebrating occu... rred around the Circle and Canal Street as there was an entirely different kind of celebration going on at the Miami Springs Community Center.

Annual River Cities Festival hits all the right notes for Miami Springs

- River Cities Gazette , Apr 18
River Cities Gazette

The City of Miami Springs Public Works cleanup crews were out in full force on Monday morning, April 14. And with good reason as another Riv... er Cities Festival was now in the books and there was plenty of cleaning up to be done as the weekend was highlighted by great weather and big crowds.

National golf program, First Tee gets green light from Miami Springs Council

- River Cities Gazette , Apr 17
River Cities Gazette

The regular Miami Springs council meeting last Monday night, April 14 was highlighted by the news that an exciting, nationally known program... is coming to the golf course as the council gave the go-ahead to bring a satellite of The First Tee program to Miami Springs and the youth of this community will be the beneficiaries.

Miami Springs High School holds Inaugural Athletic Hall of Fame Awards ceremony

- River Cities Gazette , Apr 15
River Cities Gazette

The Inaugural Miami Springs Senior High School Athletic Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony became a reality last week before a sold out crowd at M... iami Springs Country Club as a total of seven former Springs athletes or coaches went in as the charter class.

Miami Springs/Virginia Gardens U-12 girls soccer team wins President's Cup, honored at River Cities Festival

- River Cities Gazette , Apr 14
River Cities Gazette

A long and winding road of soccer success came to a thrilling conclusion on Sunday morning, April 6 when the Miami Springs/Virginia Gardens ... Under-12 girls soccer team broke down the doors of local history by becoming the first local girls soccer team to ever win the President's Cup. As a result the team was honored at the Opening Ceremonies of the River Cities Festival last weekend when County Commissioners Jose "Pepe" Diaz and Rebeca Sosa showed up for the ceremony.

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