File Name: PRESENTATION BY OF CURLEY’S HOUSE OF STYLE
Agenda Date: 11/20/2008
Agenda Item Number: 1E2
PRESENTATION BY LAVERNE SCOTT AND LAVERNE HOLLOWAY OF CURLEY’S HOUSE OF STYLE
Audrey M. Edmonson, Prime Sponsor
Board of County Commissioners
Ms. LaVerne Holliday, Administrator, and Ms. Lavern Scott, Executive Director, Curley's House Of Style, Inc./Hope Food Bank, 6025 NW 6th Court, Miami, appeared before the Board requesting financial assistance to help this organization continue providing services to Liberty City and other communities.
Ms. Lavern Scott noted Curley’s had been in service for seven (7) years and described some of the services provided, including food distribution and elderly care. She advised that on October 25, 2008, Curley’s House suffered a setback when its warehouse was burglarized of more than $3,000 in equipment.
Ms. Miriam Walker, President, Edison Towers, appeared before the Board in support of the request for assistance for Curley’s House of Style, Inc. and recognized a group of supporters in attendance.
Ms. Ella Kitchen (phonetic), New Horizons, appeared in support.
Commissioner Edmonson recalled the recent media release concerning two burglaries occurring at Curley’s House of Style’s warehouse. She reiterated that this organization provided vital services throughout the entire Miami-Dade County. Commissioner Edmonson described how this organization provided approximately 3,000 people with food at its Convoy of Hope event, and asked each of her colleagues to give at least $5,000 in support of this organization.
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