"This kind of work is a core part of our mission - lifting up communities," said Ruthie Mundell, Marketing and Outreach Director at Community Forklift, an Edmonston, Maryland based building materials reuse center.
Enthusiasm was evident among the volunteers who gathered Sunday to offer their time for the home they love. Brooke Kidd led a group from Joe's Movement Emporium and thanked the volunteers with a lunch of tacos and pupusas at Francis Carryout (where Better Block visitors will be able to dine outdoors in a garden seating area designed by Mount Rainier landscape designer Kathy Osore).
"The local artists are very excited," said Townshend. "Alonzo Davis is curating a one-day exhibit with major Gateway Arts District artists at 3830 34th Street that will be a major draw."
I hope to see you this Saturday as we support our community and local businesses!
Major sponsors include:
Envision Prince George's
Maryland National Capital Park and Parking Commission
County Councilman Will Campos, District 2
Anacostia Trails Heritage Area
Joe's Movement Emporium
Mount Rainier Business Association
Neighborhood Design Center
Kathy Osore, Gardens for All Seasons
City of Mount Rainier
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