Here are some of the headlines in the latest edition:
- Call 311 Broward and Stay Connected to County Government
Are you looking to have a question answered regarding a Broward County agency or service? Perhaps you want to know who is your County commissioner, information about job openings, where to file a consumer complaint, how to pay your taxes or how to report animal cruelty. All these questions and more are answered daily, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., by calling 311, the Broward County Call Center. Last year, more than 332,000 questions were personally answered by our professional call takers. During an emergency, such as a hurricane or an unanticipated event, stay connected by calling 311 in Broward for the latest information updates.
- Animal Care and Adoption to Kick-off 2012 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge
If getting a new cat or dog during the next three months is on your list of fun things to do, then your timing is perfect and so are your options. Beginning August 1 through October 31, Broward County’s Animal Care and Adoption Centers will be competing against other shelters across the country in the 2012 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge Event. The goal for Animal Care is to successfully adopt 1,636 dogs and cats and win $100,000 to help continue the fight to save more of Broward’s animals. The ASPCA $100K Challenge Kick-off weekend begins August 4 -5, with events from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day, at the Broward County Animal Care and Adoption Center, 1870 S.W. 39 Street, Fort Lauderdale
- Broward’s Sexual Assault Treatment Center Named to Honor Plantation Resident
The Broward County Sexual Assault Treatment Center is now officially named the Nancy J. Cotterman Sexual Assault Treatment Center, honoring Cotterman’s years of dedicated public service. Cotterman, who died June 3 after a yearlong illness, was a leader for more than a decade at Broward County’s Sexual Assault Treatment Center. She was known as a dedicated advocate for helping those in need, especially children and sexual abuse victims.
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