City of Apopka Highlights for May 2022
A recognition ceremony was held prior to our Council meeting to honor employees with milestone employment anniversaries.
The City of Apopka is proud to recognize the City of Corregidora, Mexico as our sister city. Roberto Sosa Pichardo, Mayor of Corregidora, presented the proposal to City Council.
Mayor's Prayer Breakfast and Noon Prayer Service
May 5, 2022 was designated as the National Day of Prayer. In Apopka, the celebration began with a prayer breakfast at the VFW followed by a noon service on the steps of City Hall dedicated in honor of Ms. Shirley Sharpe-Terrell.
Cops and Bobbers
On May 7, 2022 members of the Apopka Police Department participated in an event at King's Landing to teach children how to fish.
Best Foot Forward Campaign
The Apopka Police Department and Bike/Walk Central Florida conducted Operation Best Foot Forward to remind drivers to yield to pedestrians in the crosswalk. This month's campaign was conducted at the West Orange Trail crosswalk on Votaw Road to remind drivers that it is the law to yield and stop for people in crosswalks.
Sprouts Grand Opening
Sprouts Farmers Market opened a new store in the Wekiva Riverwalk shopping complex.
Free Water Safety Class
The Apopka Fire Department, Apopka Police Department, Camp Wewa, and the Live For Brie Foundation partnered together to host a free water safety class at Camp Wewa in May. This instructional course combined hands on training and educational lessons designed to teach parents and children the necessary safety procedures when in and around the water.
John Peery Retirement
John Peery retired after 41 years working for the Apopka Chief and Planter. Mayor Nelson presented John with a proclamation.
Memorial Day Service
The City of Apopka and the VFW held a Memorial Day service at Edgewood/Greenwood Cemetery to honor the men and women who have died in military service to the Nation.