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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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Additional Info... Councilwoman Patricia Fairclough
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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Councilwoman Patricia Fairclough
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 Councilwoman Patricia Fairclough
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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Councilwoman Patricia Fairclough
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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Councilwoman Patricia Fairclough
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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Councilwoman Patricia Fairclough
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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Councilwoman Patricia Fairclough
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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Councilwoman Patricia Fairclough
Posted on: July 12, 2018

Councilwoman Fairclough to Host “Best Foot Forward” Back to School Shoe Shopping Event

Best Foot Forward 2018

Dozens of local children will step into the first day of school with confidence thanks to Councilwoman Patricia Fairclough’s “Best Foot Forward” event.  The VIP shoe shopping experience will take place on Saturday, A...

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Councilwoman Patricia Fairclough
Posted on: June 8, 2018

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

MYC Wins for MLK Day of Service

The Homestead Mayor’s Youth Council has once again demonstrated its superior commitment to serving the Homestead community.  The group won second place for their Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service in the 2018 Municipal Youth Council...

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Councilwoman Patricia Fairclough
Posted on: April 24, 2018

Mayor’s Youth Council Thanks Sponsors, Sharing the Story of Their Empowering and Educational Trip

Fairclough MYC Sponsor Thanks

At the April 18 Special Presentations, Councilwoman Patricia Fairclough was joined by members of the City of Homestead’s Mayor’s Youth Council, clad in red shirts and khakis. Councilwoman Fairclough, Chair of the Mayor’s Youth Council, was there to celebr...

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Councilwoman Patricia Fairclough
Posted on: March 27, 2018

Councilwoman Fairclough Celebrates the First Graders at FUMCS and Their Little Town of ‘Roxaboxen’

Councilwoman Fairclough Celebrates Roxaboxen

During the March Special Council presentations, Councilwoman Patricia Fairclough opened her presentation by welcoming the first graders of First United Methodist Christian School (FUMCS) and their parents. “It’s so exciting to see a packed chamber — espec...

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Councilwoman Patricia Fairclough
Posted on: January 26, 2018

Homestead Mayor’s Youth Council Welcomes Key Club International Members to Homestead

MYC Welcomes Key Club International

The Homestead Mayor’s Youth Council served as ambassadors to a group of 45 Key Club International members from across the country and the globe.  Youth Council Mayor Anthony Garcia led the meeting between the two groups, providing a brief overvie...

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Councilwoman Patricia Fairclough
Posted on: January 24, 2018

Councilwoman Fairclough & City of Homestead Team Up with FIU in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

Free Mammograms at City Hall

Dozens of women dressed in pink waited at Homestead City Hall for their chance to receive a free mammogram thanks to the City of Homestead and Florida International University’s Linda Fenner 3D Mobile Mammography Center.  Homestead Councilwoman P...

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Councilwoman Patricia Fairclough
Posted on: January 2, 2018

Councilwoman Fairclough and Education Committee Present Mini Grants to Homestead Educators

Councilwoman Fairclough Presents Education Mini Grants 2017

On December 20th, Homestead educators gathered for the second annual presentation of educator mini grants by the City of Homestead’s Education Committee and Councilwoman Patricia Fairclough, Education Committee liaison.Fairclough opened her presentation b...

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Councilwoman Patricia Fairclough
Posted on: January 2, 2018

Councilwoman Fairclough Honors Dr. Pablo Ortiz and FIU for Breast Cancer Screening Partnership

Councilwoman Fairclough Honors Dr Ortiz and FIU

Councilwoman Patricia Fairclough took time at the December 20th Special Presentations to recognize Dr. Pablo Ortiz, vice president of regional academic locations and institutional development at Florida International University (FIU) and his contributions...

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Councilwoman Patricia Fairclough
Posted on: November 30, 2017

Councilwoman Patricia Fairclough Wins Prestigious “In the Company of Women Award”

In the Company of Women

Councilwoman Patricia Fairclough was announced as the 2018 winner of Miami-Dade County’s prestigious “In the Company of Women Award” for the Young Professionals category.  Now in its 30th year, “In the Company of Women” recognizes Miami-Dade’s wo...

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Councilwoman Patricia Fairclough
Posted on: June 13, 2017

Celebrating Women’s History Month, Vice Mayor Fairclough Recognizes Influential Homestead Women

Vice Mayor Honors Women

In 1987, Congress declared March as Women’s History Month, a time to honor the extraordinary achievements of American women in history and contemporary society. On March 22nd, Vice Mayor Patricia Fairclough took time during the City Council’s Special Pres...

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Councilwoman Patricia Fairclough
Posted on: November 14, 2014

Annual Rock-N-Ribs Fest Raises 18K for Children’s Charities

Councilwoman Patricia Fairclough deferred some time to Larry Roth, board member for ThisIsForTheKids, the non-profit organization that produces the Rock-N-Ribs Fest annualy to help raise money for select children’s oriented charities, so he could report t...Read on...

Councilwoman Patricia Fairclough
Posted on: November 3, 2014

City of Homestead Recognizes Lowe’s Community Giving

Lowe’s, the retail home improvement giant, was acknowledged for their long-standing record of giving back to the communities in which they do business by Councilwoman Patricia Fairclough during the Special Council Presentation on October 2014. For over ...Read on...

Councilwoman Patricia Fairclough
Posted on: September 5, 2014

Councilwoman Patricia Fairclough Honors Local Non-Profit Organizations

Councilwoman Patricia Fairclough recognized the accomplishments of three non-profit organizations based in the Homestead area during a Special Council Presentation in July 2014. The three were selected to receive grants as winners of the Million Dollar Li...Read on...

Councilwoman Patricia Fairclough
Posted on: September 5, 2014

Councilwoman Patricia Fairclough Recognizes National Migrant Teacher of the Year

During the July 2014 Special Council Presentation, Councilwoman Patricia Fairclough saluted the efforts of a fellow educator by recognizing the achievements of National Migrant Teacher of the Year, Raquel Bueno.

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Councilwoman Patricia Fairclough