Hollywood Beach businesses scored 3 of the 10 Sunsational Service Awards presented this year by the Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visitors Bureau. That’s the most of any area in the county and shows that Hollywood is a leader in service! More than 130 people were nominated for providing exceptional guest experiences across all sectors of the tourism industry. Take a look at these three amazing staff members from the Diplomat, Billy’s Stone Crabs and GG’s Waterfront Bar and Grill who love their jobs and enjoy serving the guests who come to our community. Congratulations to them and the businesses they represent for a job well done!
Click on the Winners below to watch their videos.
Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Parking Garage on Hollywood Beach
Along with the Leadership Hollywood program, we need donations & sponsors to help in setting up a Computer Science Coding Fair at Broward College on May 19th.
Dear Partner in Education,
We invite you to support the 1st annual Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) Computer Science Fair/Expo, in collaboration with a team from Leadership Hollywood and with support from Code.org held on Saturday, May 19th from 9:00am – 12:00pm at Sheridan Technical College, Hollywood, FL.
The CS Fair celebrates and showcases #BrowardCODES students with an opportunity to share their creative computer science projects and network with each other, local tech industry businesses, and colleges/universities.
You can help support this event and computer science education in Broward Schools in several ways.
- SPONSORS: monetary donations to support this event as well as provide funding to sustain and grow computer science education in Broward Schools.
- PRESENTERS: for a $75 event table fee a. local universities and colleges will be able to provide students with information on computer science and technology programs offered at their institutions b. local tech industry businesses will showcase STEM+CS internships and careers, network with students and share this information via print and/or company branded pens, bags, toys, etc.
- DONATIONS: for the event in the form of t-shirts, snacks, beverages, backpacks, giveaways, etc.
- VOLUNTEERS: to help setup, facilitate, and cleanup the event.
This is going to be an exciting event, and I hope that you can provide the vital support we need and join the 300 students and 20 volunteers as we celebrate the work of our students! Please visit http://stembrowardschools.com/cs to sign up to help in one of the ways listed above.
Thank you for your consideration.
Dr. Lisa Milenkovic
STEM+ Computer Science Supervisor
We’re proud to announce that Casa Pellegrino Hotel on the beach has
been chosen one of the “Top 25 Hotels in the USA for Service” . Trip
Advisor bases it’s awards on reviews by guests and we congratulate the
owners and staff for their hard work and dedication in order to earn
this amazing achievement!
The city of Hollywood is seeking business owners on the beach to serve
on the Dune Master Plan Task Force. They need two additional members
to provide insights and ideas from local businesses in order to create
a solution for creating dunes to mitigate storm surges and other
The Taskforce is anticipated to meet a minimum of quarterly until it
sunsets in Sept. 2019. If you are interested in applying to serve on
this Taskforce, please visit the link below to complete the application.
Here’s a link to the application:
The City of Hollywood and Walker Consultants are preparing a long range parking plan for the Hollywood Beach Barrier Island. As part of the planning process, we want to learn more about parking and travel patterns of beach employees, residents, visitors, guests and business owners and gauge perspectives toward parking-related issues. Your response to this survey is very valuable to us. Your input will help shape solutions that will enable us to provide for effective and efficient use of your public parking assets with a goal of ensuring public access to the Barrier Island.
Although we realize that travel modes may change from day to day, please tell us about your typical travel and/or parking experiences on the Barrier Island. Total time to complete the survey is about eight to ten minutes.
We thank you in advance for your participation in the planning process.
Sincerely, The City of Hollywood and Walker Consultants
On February 15th, Walker Consultants met with a few of our board
members to gather insights on parking in the beach area. The city has
hired this firm to study and make recommendations to improve parking
and to suggest solutions. Besides providing spaces for patrons of
beach businesses there is a need to offer affordable parking for
employees. According to Jim Corbett of Walker, they are meeting with
various civic associations and will be walking our area to count and
Join us for the next Hollywood Beach Business Association Meeting on Thursday, February 22nd
From 2pm – 4pm
at the GG’s Waterfront
606 N OCEAN DR, HOLLYWOOD, FL 33019 | 954- 929-7030
Guest Speakers Include
Gus Zambrano, City of Hollywood – Bond Issue
Jorge Camejo, CRA Director
Rebecca Guerrero, FDOT, Community Outreach Specialist
Heidi Cuertas, P.E., FDOT, Construction Project Oversite
New this year is a beach run as well as the traditional Tug ‘O War. Mayor Levy and Commissioner Debbie Case were on hand as well as other local officials to celebrate. This event raises money to pay for the Hollywood Beach Lifeguards participation and travel expenses for lifeguard competitions. CBS Channel 4 News was on hand to cover this wonderful event.