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For Immediate Release:
April 06, 2015
Media Contact:
Lauren Breckenridge
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305-755-7973

Edith Torres
etorres@miamidade.gov
305-755-7862

Make an environmental impact on the Crandon shores, trails, and preserves for Global Youth Service Day


(MIAMI, April 6, 2015) – Celebrate Earth Month by joining the worldwide movement, Global Youth Service Day, a volunteer event perfect for the whole family, hosted by Miami-Dade Parks and the Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade in partnership with Marlins Ayudan and HandsOn Miami.

Global Youth Service Day kicks-off with a brief opening ceremony featuring local dignitaries followed by a park clean-up and litter removal from Crandon’s beaches, trails, and preserves. All volunteers will receive breakfast, two tickets to a Miami Marlins game, and a t-shirt courtesy of the Marlins Ayudan Program.
 
 WHEN:         Saturday, April 18, 2015
                        8:30 a.m. – Volunteer Check-In
                        9:00 a.m. – Ceremony Begins
                        9:15 a.m. – Volunteer Projects Begin

WHERE:       Crandon Park Nature Center
                   North Beach 
                   6767 Crandon Blvd.
                   Key Biscayne, FL 33149

Clean-Up Sites
Bear Cut Preserve
Bike Path (through preserve)
Bike Path (through park)
Tequesta Trail
Bear Cut Trail
Osprey Trail
Preserve Beach Line North
Crandon North Beach
Crandon South Beach
Crandon Gardens
Bird Nesting Zone

WHO:             The Marlins Ayudan Blue Shirts, the Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade, HandsOn Miami, and Miami-Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces

HOW:              To become a Global Youth Service Day volunteer register here.