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8th Annual Margate Academic Scholarship Deadline is May 24th

Academic Scholarship Available

The City of Margate, in partnership with Waste Management, presents the 8th Annual Margate Academic Scholarship Program for students who live within the City limits. This scholarship honors one male and one female student for their academic excellence and helps them achieve their dreams of attending college with less financial burden. 

Started in 2012, the Margate Academic Scholarship Program was created to foster the educational opportunities for Margate students and encourage them to pursue paths that support government and civic endeavors. Graduating high school or college-enrolled students who are interested in applying for this one-time $2,500 scholarship, should download, complete and submit the scholarship application no later than Friday, May 24th at 6 p.m. to the Margate Parks and Recreation Department at 6199 NW 10th Street. To download the application, go to www.margatefl.com/scholarship.  

Eligibility Requirements:
1. Current Margate resident
2. Core weighted GPA of 3.50 (minimum)
3. Community Service (minimum 40 hours)
4. Education or professional path of government or non-profit service

Award Criteria - including but not limited to:
1. Community Service
2. Personal Essay (no more than 600 words)
3. Weighted GPA
4. Financial Need

For more scholarship information, please contact the Margate Parks and Recreation Department at (954) 972-6458.

Walking Audit on May 23rd

Walking Audit Set for May 23rd

Join us for a walking audit in the City of Margate! A walking audit is designed to bring together local communities to identify concerns regarding safety and access for those who walk and bike. Walking audits help identify areas of improvement within the community.

Walk together with the City of Margate and the Broward County Metropolitan Organization to evaluate a section of Southgate Boulevard (between Southwest 81 Avenue to State Road 7/US 441). We need your help to provide a community perspective, evaluate the corridor and help us identify ways to improve and transform this part of your neighborhood into a complete street (a street designed for all modes of transportation). 

Date: Thursday, May 23, 2019
Time: 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Location: Galaxy Skateway, 7500 Southgate Boulevard, North Lauderdale, FL 33068

Walking distance will be approximately 1 mile with water and snacks provided. This is an outdoor event so please be sure to wear sunscreen and comfortable shoes.

For more information about the walking audit, including a route map, please visit Browardmpo.org/walking-audits.

Please contact Stephanie Garcia at garcias@browardmpo.org for more information.

Memorial Day Ceremony on May 27th

Memorial Day Ceremony Set for May 27th at Veterans Memorial Park

Join the City of Margate for one of its most popular events, the annual Memorial Day Ceremony. City officials, residents and members of the Armed Forces will come together on Monday, May 27th at 9 a.m. to honor the men and women who have paid the ultimate price for our country. 

The Ceremony will take place at Veterans Memorial Park, which is located at 7044 N.W. 1st Street (S.E. corner of Rock Island Road and N.W. 1st Street). 

The Memorial Day ceremony will include the Presentation of Colors and the National Anthem, a keynote address by a representative of the United States Armed Forces, a Presentation of Awards to our elementary school essay contest winners, a live band, rifle salute, the playing of “Taps”, and complimentary refreshments.

All are invited to attend. For more information, please contact the Margate Parks and Recreation Department at (954) 972-6458.

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