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This Week in Broward County Government
March 27, 2015
Volume XX, No. 13
April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Child Abuse Prevention Month
Broward County joins the rest of the nation in observing April as Sexual Assault Awareness and Child Abuse Prevention Month. The County's Nancy J. Cotterman Center (NJCC) is promoting the prevention of sexual violence and child abuse through special events and public education during the observance. Last year, NJCC served more than 3,600 victims of sexual assault and child abuse. More…

Aviation Summer Internship Program
The Broward County Aviation Department is looking for students for its Summer Internship Program who are entering the 11th grade and higher (including college) in the 2015-2016 school year. Two four-week sessions are available. Students may apply to participate in one or both of the sessions. The internship program provides qualified students with meaningful Aviation related work experience and will help them gain a better understanding of their future dreams and aspirations. Internship opportunities are limited so anyone interested should apply now. The application deadline is April 17th.

Broward County Library Celebrates National Library Week
National Library Week will be observed April 12-18, 2015 with the theme, "Unlimited possibilities @Your Library®." First adopted in 1958, National Library Week is a national acknowledgment sponsored by the American Library Association and libraries across the country each April. It’s a time to celebrate the contributions of our nation's libraries and librarians and an opportunity to promote library use and support. Broward County Library will host free events for all ages during National Library Week, including family literacy nights, book discussion groups, robot building, author presentations, and crafts for children.

Curb and Gutter Sweeping in Broadview Park Neighborhood
The Highway and Bridge Maintenance Division will soon be sweeping the curb and gutter roadways in the neighborhood of Broadview Park located in the Broward County Municipal Services District. The service, from Davie Blvd/Peters Rd to the north, I-595 to the south, SR7 to the east, and the Florida Turnpike to the west, is scheduled to begin Monday, March 30, 2015. It’s expected to be completed on or before April 2nd and is part of an ongoing commitment to keep the County’s neighborhoods clean places to live.

Low Cost Rabies Clinic for Dogs and Cats
Broward Animal Care and Adoption will host a Rabies Clinic on Saturday, April 4th, from 9AM to 2PM, at Roosevelt Gardens Park, 2841 NW 11th Street, Fort Lauderdale. Pet owners can have their dogs or cats vaccinated and receive a Rabies registration tag. Cost for a one-year rabies vaccination and registration is $25 for dogs or cats that are spayed/neutered, and $35 for those that are not. Microchips will be available for $15. Only debit or credit cards will be accepted. This event is for Broward residents only. More…

News from: “Broward 100 – Celebrating the Art of Community"
Calendar 100
Broward County continues to celebrate its centennial through a wide variety of historical and arts and cultural events and performances. For a complete listing, or to have your own event sanctioned, visit Broward100.org and click on Calendar 100. Coming up this weekend, residents and visitors can enjoy the free Literary Feast at the NSU Museum of Art in Fort Lauderdale. Also, join us in wishing the following municipalities a Happy Birthday in March: West Park (2005), Pembroke Pines (1959), and Fort Lauderdale (1911). Calendar 100 is presented by the Broward Cultural Affairs Division as part of the County’s centennial celebration. To learn more, visit Broward 100 website or email Broward100. Get instant updates by following on Twitter, official hashtag #Broward100, and liking us on Facebook.

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