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North Highlands Community Garden Ribbon Cutting

MEDIA ADVISORY
July 26, 2016

WHAT:  

Residents in the North Highlands community and surrounding neighborhood will be celebrating the grand opening of the North Highlands Community Garden at a ribbon cutting ceremony.

The project was funded by a $10,000 grant by CVS Pharmacy and completed by several different volunteer groups including employees representing Symetra and The Boeing Company, Eagle Scout Kane Anderson, Sustainable Renton, Seattle Tilth, and students from Renton and Hazen high schools. The City of Renton is also partnering with Renton Housing Authority and local non-profits to provide low cost classes on gardening, food preservation and healthy cooking classes.

WHO:   Renton Mayor Denis Law
Renton City Councilmembers
Representatives from CVS Pharmacy
Representatives from Renton Housing Authority
Local non-profit organizations
Community members
WHEN:   Thursday, July 28, 2016  2:00 pm
WHERE:    North Highlands Community Garden, 3000 NE 16th St., Renton WA 98056
  
CONTACT:   Maryjane Ortiz, Recreation Manager, 425-430-6615