Thursday, September 06, 2012

Lauderhill Submits Bloomberg Mayors Challenge

Almost 400 cities in the US have registered to participate in the Bloomberg Mayors Challenge, including the City of Lauderhill.  

The purpose of the Challenge is to celebrate the creative problem solving and incredible innovation that is happening in city halls from coast to coast. The five boldest ideas with the greatest potential for impact will win funding as well as national and local recognition.  Only one application can be submitted under the direction of the Mayor.

Twenty Finalist will be invited to New York City to participate in an intensive two-day collaborative session this fall to strengthen and stretch their ideas.  Of the twenty cities, 4 will win $1 million, and one city will win $5 million, to use on developing their program.

Lauderhill, through an effort organized by Mayor Kaplan, has developed the application to draw on the strengths and directions of developing programs in the city

Applications are due no later than September 14, 2012.

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