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"Thirsty for Words"

Last updated 1 year ago

Community Bank of Florida is excited to support Sweet Vine Outreach and Prevention Services to fundraise towards their goal of hosting a “Thirsty for Words” event. Sweet Vine’s founder, Tonnette Collier, explains, “Thirst for Words is a part of a literacy crusade our organization has started. The level of attendance and test scores in our area has spurred us to take action.” Their goal is to hold a 2 day celebration including a book fair with free books for children of every age and live readings by members of the community. Sweet Vine is currently running a summer camp and plans to donate book supplies to students on August 31st. If you would like to assist Sweet Vine or would like further information, contact Tonnette at tonnettec@sweetvine.org or call (305) 246-1193.

Located in the heart of Homestead/Florida City, Sweet Vine Inc. is a 501(c) 3, not for profit community-based organization that reaches out to the youth and parents in underserved communities throughout South Miami-Dade County area by providing educational and cultural programs that promote unity and excellence. Their office is located at 144 NW 11st in Homestead. For more information, visit www.sweetvine.org.

Photo: Tonnette Collier, Sweet Vine founder, accepts the check from Willie Carpenter, Sr. Vice President

 

 

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