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Volunteers Keep Naval Air Station Fort Lauderdale Alive

Naval Air Station
The Naval Air Station
Museum Fort Lauderdale is
on the National Register
of Historic Places.
Once a sprawling military base with more than 200 buildings near what today is the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, one building housing the Naval Air Station Museum Fort Lauderdale is all that is left. The completely volunteer run facility now proudly displays hundreds of historic artifacts the Museum volunteers collect, maintain and display.

Commissioned October 1, 1942, the Naval Air Station Fort Lauderdale, owned by Broward County, was a land-based facility used to train pilots and crewmen for torpedo-bomber airplanes.  More...


Four Events to Highlight Homeless Awareness Month in Broward County

Homeless Art
One of many of the pieces of art to be displayed in the Main Library from individuals who are or who have experienced homelessness in Broward County.

Broward County’s Homeless Initiative Partnership (HIP) is bringing attention to homelessness in November with four cooperative events designed to heighten awareness of our homeless population that will precede the upcoming annual Point-in-Time Count in January 2014. In a recent report to the state, Broward County's homeless population was indicated to be 3,801.

“November is National Hunger and Homeless Awareness Month and we want to start now to bring attention to the cause. While the Homeless Point-in-Time Count used to be conducted every other year, we are now doing this annually to get better results that help us to understand the needs of our community,” said Michael Wright, administrator of the Broward County Homeless Initiative Partnership.  More...

 


easyPay Sneak Peek Being Offered to Managers and Supervisors throughout November

Throughout November, managers and supervisors are encouraged to enroll in an easyPay Sneak Peek session to get a managerial preview of the County’s new payroll and timekeeping system. Five sessions are being offered through November 18 at various County locations. More...

 


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