Thursday, February 4, 2010

Kickoff to Rebuild community revitalization event

February 4, Rebuilding Together Miami-Dade is hosing a "Kickoff to Rebuild" event in Coconut Grove to clean-up and the revitalize of seven homes in Village West. After the work day, volunteers and community members will enjoy a block-party style celebration for their hard work and dedication to rebuild.

Steve Harvey will be broadcasting his radio show live from the scene, between 6 am and 9:24 am, and former Miami Dolphins Dwight Stephenson and Dick Anderson will be on hand with All pro Bill Roscoe Parrish and other NFL players.

“Kickoff to Rebuild” will also be accepting cash donations for Haiti’s earthquake victims. The money will be split evenly between AmeriCares and the Hôpital Albert Schweitzer (HAS) in Haiti.

There's a pep rally at 8:30 am, project work begins at 9 am and the block party is from 10 am to 2 pm. There is an awards ceremony and lunch at 12:30 pm. The event is scattered around a small area, the project map is shown here.


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