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Grand Opening Of The Lauderhill 6-12 School Community Garden

Monday, November 03, 2014
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Students, Parents, Community Members, District Staff, YMCA Volunteers & Community Leaders
Lauderhill 6-12 School Community Garden Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 2:30 p.m. 
Lauderhill 6-12 School 
1901 NW 49th Avenue 
Lauderhill, FL 33313
Students, parents, teachers, community volunteers and leaders, and the Lauderhill Police Department, joined in building a community garden. The garden houses 21 garden beds, which include a mosaic and organic patch. The garden will be used to provide access to healthy food and inspire healthy living, while bringing the community together. Local organizations and community members will have an opportunity to plant and tend to the garden. 
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