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Posted on: August 21, 2020

Registration Opens for "Best Foot Forward Remix!" Back to School Laptop Giveaway

Best Foot Forward 2020 Flyer

Vice Mayor Patricia Fairclough-Staggers, Homestead Mayor’s Youth Council, and the Education Advisory Committee are holding their Annual Best Foot Forward back to school event, but this time students will get a free laptop to "get in step&qu...

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Posted on: February 25, 2020

Vice Mayor Fairclough-Staggers Presents Mayor’s Youth Council Award from Florida League of Cities

Vice Mayor Fairclough-Staggers Presents to MYC Winners

At the February 19th Special Presentations, Vice Mayor Patricia Fairclough-Staggers recognized the Mayor’s Youth Council, which won an award for excellence in video and communication as part of the 2019 Florida League of Cities (FLC) Municipal Y...

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Vice Mayor Patricia D. Fairclough-Staggers
Posted on: February 25, 2020

Vice Mayor Fairclough-Staggers Recognizes First United Methodist Christian School’s ‘Kid-trepeneurs’

Vice Mayor Fairclough-Staggers and Roxaboxen Kidtrepreneurs

Vice Mayor Patricia Fairclough-Staggers opened her special presentation on February 19th about the 2019 Roxaboxen project at First United Methodist Christian School [FUMCS] saying, “This is one of my favorite presentations at City Council every ...

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Vice Mayor Patricia D. Fairclough-Staggers
Posted on: January 22, 2020

Mayor's Youth Council MLK Art Competition

Mayor's Youth Council logo

The Homestead Mayor’s Youth Council Presents the Martin Luther King Jr. Art Competition and Gala!

Join the Mayor’s Youth Council on Thursday, February 20, 2020 for the gallery night and award ceremony at Seminole Theatre at 18 N. Krome ...

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Vice Mayor Patricia D. Fairclough-Staggers
Posted on: January 10, 2020

"Mammovan" Breast Cancer Screening in February

Women waiting to receive a mammogram on a mobile testing van

REGISTER NOW! Vice Mayor Patricia Fairclough-Staggers and Florida International University's Linda Fenner 3D Mobile Mammography Center are offering FREE MAMMOGRAMS 12PM-6PM Thursday, January 16th at City Hall (100 Civic Court, Homestead, FL 33030). Please...

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Vice Mayor Patricia D. Fairclough-Staggers
Posted on: November 12, 2019

City of Homestead Swears In Mayor, Vice Mayor, and Councilmembers

Homestead Swears in Mayor, Vice Mayor, and Councilmembers November 2019

On the evening of November 12th, Homestead welcomed Mayor Steven D. Losner, Vice Mayor Patricia Fairclough, Councilman Sean L. Fletcher, and Councilman Larry Roth for new terms on the dais.

Mayor Steven D. Losner, was sworn in by Judge Jose E. Martinez. &a...

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Posted on: November 7, 2019

Homestead Mayor’s Youth Council Wins Award from Florida League of Cities

Homestead MYC Wins FLC Video Competition News Graphic

The Homestead Mayor’s Youth Council won statewide recognition for excellence in video and communication as part of the 2019 Florida League of Cities (FLC) Municipal Youth Council Video Competition.  The group’s submission, “We Are Homestead,” add...

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Posted on: September 9, 2019

Local Educator Mini Grant Application Now Open

Education Mini Grant Flyer 2019

The City of Homestead Education Committee has officially opened applications for its Local Educator Mini Grants.  Teachers and counselors employed within the City of Homestead City Limits are eligible to apply. Grants are limited to one per class...

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Grant Application Vice Mayor Patricia D. Fairclough-Staggers
Posted on: August 26, 2019

Councilwoman Fairclough Recognizes Somerset Academy’s STEM Designation

Councilwoman Fairclough Honors Somerset STEM Designation

At the August 21st Special Presentations, Councilwoman Patricia Fairclough announced that Somerset Academy South Homestead and Somerset Academy Oaks were recently designated as STEM schools —institutions which focus on science, technology, engineering, an...

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Vice Mayor Patricia D. Fairclough-Staggers
Posted on: July 9, 2019

Councilwoman Fairclough Announces Best Foot Forward Back to School Shopping Experience

Fairclough Best Foot Forward 2019

Councilwoman Patricia Fairclough is kicking off the 2019-2020 school year with her Best Foot Forward VIP Shopping Experience. Register at www.cityofhomestead.com/bestfoot. Due to the limited supply, only one student per household will be selected. This op...

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Posted on: June 4, 2019

Councilwoman Fairclough Holds Father's Day Essay Contest

Fairclough Fathers Day 2019 Essay Contest

Councilwoman Fairclough is holding a Father’s Day Essay contest for students of all ages. In 500 words, students are asked to describe why their dad is so special. Students should include their name, age, the school they attend, and contact number on the ...

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Vice Mayor Patricia D. Fairclough-Staggers
Posted on: June 4, 2019

Councilwoman Fairclough Honors School for Advanced Studies Homestead

Fairclough SAS Proclamation

At the May 29th Special Presentations, Councilwoman Patricia Fairclough announced that the School for Advanced Studies (SAS) in Homestead was the #1 high school in Miami-Dade County. She invited Dr. Omar Monteagudo, SAS principal, to join her at the front...

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Vice Mayor Patricia D. Fairclough-Staggers
Posted on: June 4, 2019

Councilwoman Fairclough Honors Homestead Mayor’s Youth Council Graduates and Their ‘Heart to Serve’

Fairclough MYC 2019 Grads

At the Special Presentations on May 29, Councilwoman Patricia Fairclough took time to honor three young women and their dedicated service to the City of Homestead.

Councilwoman Fairclough said, “As Liaison to the City of Homestead’s Education Committee and...

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

Homestead Mayor’s Youth Council Wins Statewide Community Service Contest

MYC FLC Winners 2019

The Homestead Mayor’s Youth Council was among five municipal youth councils from cities throughout Florida to win a statewide community service contest.  Their “Government Shutdown Relief Project” focused on helping those residents of Homestead w...

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

Councilwoman Fairclough Celebrates Women’s History Month, Recognizes Homestead Women

Fairclough Womens History 2019

In commemorating Women’s History Month at the March 20th Special Presentations, Councilwoman Patricia Fairclough said, “I’m excited to recognize some phenomenal women in the community. March is Women’s History Month and it’s only fitting that we recognize...

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Vice Mayor Patricia D. Fairclough-Staggers
Posted on: March 29, 2019

Councilwoman Fairclough and Education Committee to Host Champions for Education Event

Champions for Education 2019

Councilwoman Patricia D. Fairclough, Ed.S and the Homestead Education Committee will host the fifth annual Champions for Education Reception and Awards Ceremony on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 5:30pm in the Seminole Theatre located at 18 North Krome Avenue, H...

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RSVP Vice Mayor Patricia D. Fairclough-Staggers
Posted on: February 26, 2019

Councilwoman Fairclough Recognizes Lt. Bryce Barker and Detective Raul Cabrera

Fairclough Cabrera Barker Recognition

Councilwoman Patricia Fairclough took a few minutes at the Special Presentations on February 20 to recognize Lt. Bryce Barker and Detective Raul Cabrera. Their excellent police work resulted in a “happy ending” for a Homestead family impacted by a theft d...

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Vice Mayor Patricia D. Fairclough-Staggers
Posted on: February 26, 2019

Councilwoman Fairclough Recognizes the First Graders at First United Methodist Christian School

Fairclough Roxaboxen

During the February 20th Special Council presentations, Councilwoman Patricia Fairclough opened her presentation, saying, “We have lots of kids in the audience. . .that makes my heart smile. We are here with our first graders from First United Methodist C...

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Vice Mayor Patricia D. Fairclough-Staggers
Posted on: January 14, 2019

Councilwoman Fairclough and Education Committee Present Mini Grants to Local Educators

Fairclough Education Mini Grant 2018

At the December 19 Special Presentations, Homestead educators gathered for the presentation of Education Mini Grants by the City of Homestead’s Education Committee and Councilwoman Patricia Fairclough, who serves as committee chair.

Fairclough opened her p...

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Vice Mayor Patricia D. Fairclough-Staggers
Posted on: January 14, 2019

Councilwoman Fairclough Recognizes Volunteers for Homestead Middle School Beautification Project

Fairclough Beautification Presentation

Councilwoman Patricia Fairclough took time at the December 19th Special Presentations to acknowledge how the Homestead community offered its support to help a local school realize a long-held dream.

 

“I am a firm believer that strong schools build...

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Vice Mayor Patricia D. Fairclough-Staggers
Posted on: October 2, 2018

Councilwoman Fairclough and FlU Partner to Offer Free Mammograms at City Hall

Fairclough Mammovan October 2018

Councilwoman Patricia Fairclough and Florida International University's Linda Fenner 3D Mobile Mammography Center are offering free mammograms from 12PM to 6PM on Wednesday, October 24th at City Hall, 100 Civic Court, Homestead, FL 33030.  Mammog...
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Vice Mayor Patricia D. Fairclough-Staggers