City Manager Erdal Donmez has named Liz Kolodney as Director of Communications and Marketing for the City of Coral Springs. Kolodney joined the City in 1994, and has served as the Communications and Marketing Manager since 2011.

“Liz has done a great job in her role as Manager, and I look forward to her being part of the Management team,” Donmez said.

Kolodney previously worked with the division of Parks and Recreation for the City of New York.

“I am privileged to work with a group of wonderfully creative people. We have some exciting things planned for the future, and I’m delighted to work with the team in this new role,” Kolodney said.

Kolodney holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from New York University, and is a member of the City-County Communications and Marketing Association.


The entire J.P. Taravella Band program participated in a fall concert on Sunday, October 11. Pictured, members of the band program who play stringed instruments perform.

The J.P. Taravella band program has received many accolades over the years. Musicians from the band have received many superior ratings at state performance assessments. The Marching Band has won many honors at marching band assessments. On October 24, the J.P. Taravella Marching band will participate in an assessment at Coral Springs High School that will include most of Broward county’s marching bands.



Coral Springs Commissioner Dan Daley hosted Bark in the Park at Dr. Paul’s Dog Park. “This is an opportunity to build community and for neighbors to meet each other,” said Daley.

“This was a nice event and I enjoyed meeting other dog owners,” said Jennifer Millikin.



A Brownie troop enjoyed a day at the Coral Springs Museum of Art. They spent the afternoon painting banners and received a tour of the Museum. “They are working on their painting badge,” said Judy Teegardin.


Members of the Coral Springs community came together on October 9 to dedicate the ArtWalk. The location will be a perfect place to host community events and will be a centerpiece of the downtown area of Coral Springs. The ArtWalk will include three sculptures and eventually more sculptures. City Manager Erdal Donmez said, “This has been a long time in coming.”

Coral Springs Mayor Skip Campbell said “People who live in Coral Springs want a vibrant downtown.” The ArtWalk is expected to a centerpiece of the downtown.



Cheerleading is a popular sport at J.P.Taravella High School. Pictured here are members of the Trojans cheerleading team. They are wearing pink socks in support of the fight against breast cancer.


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