Coral Springs

IMG_1283First Church Coral Springs held EasterFest, People from the congregation and the community came together to enjoy a family event. There was an inflatable slide, Easter egg hunt, a puppet show, a breakfast and other fun events.


More people are getting jobs in the Coral Springs area. The State of Florida reported that Broward’s employment has grown 3.3 percent.

IMG_1282First Church Coral Springs held EasterFest, a community event to celebrate Easter. The event featured an Easter egg hunt, games, a puppet show, an inflatable slide and other fun events. It was a community event and it provided people from the church and the surrounding neighborhood a chance to socialize in a positive atmosphere.


IMG_1277First Church Coral Springs held a special EasterFest celebration the Saturday before Easter. Those who came could enjoy games, a puppet show, Easter egg hunt, a pancake breakfast and the chance to socialize in a family environment. The goal was to have a positive event for the community, according to Rev. Alex Shanks, the pastor of First Church Coral Springs. On Easter, the church will have a sunrise service at 6:30 a.m., and services at 8:00 a.m., 9:15 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. On May 3, members of First Church Coral Springs will participate in a service day and perform acts of service in the community.


IMG_1275Easter is a time of celebration. It is a time when Christians throughout the world celebrate the resurrection of Jesus. First Church Coral Springs held a special event called EasterFest. It included an Easter egg hunt, games, a puppet show and other fun activities. Many families from around the community came to enjoy the celebration. Pictured above, Jack Shanks, enjoys the inflatable slide.

“This is a great day to celebrate Easter with our community. It reminds people about how God loves people,” said Rev. Alex Shanks, the pastor of First Church Coral Springs.



You can no longer pay your toll on the Sawgrass Expressway in cash. By early Sunday morning, all Sawgrass Expressway tolls will be paid electronically. Drivers will pay with SunPass or they will be billed with a system that captures their license plate as the car goes under a sensor.

20140417_210750In the Boys District 12-4A meet, Blanche Ely finished first with a score of 198.5 points. They were followed by Stoneman Douglas, Coral Glades, Taravella, Coral Springs, Deerfield Beach, and Monarch.

In the Girls District 12-4A meet, Stoneman Douglas finished first with a score of 230. They were followed by Blanche Ely, Coral Springs, Coral Glades, Taravella, Monarch and Deerfield Beach.

First Church Coral Springs will hold an Easter Celebration from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. There will an Easter Egg Hunt, bounce houses, face painting and other fun events.

IMG_1272Christians throughout the world are observing Good Friday.

“On Good Friday, we focus on the cross. We focus on Jesus’s love for us even while being hurt and humiliated. He was forgiving and loving. Easter is when we¬†celebrate the resurrection of Jesus,” said Rev. Keith Walbolt, associate pastor of Lutheran Ministry in Christ in Coral Springs.

Lutheran Ministry in Christ will have a Good Friday service at 7:30 p.m., an Easter service on Saturday at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday a Sunrise service at 6;30 a.m., and services at 8:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

IMG_1273Construction work is proceeding on Dick’s Sporting Goods and B.J.s Wholesale along Riverside Drive. Both of these businesses are expected to add to the business development of Coral Springs.

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