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Park Celebrates Renovations

    The NFL YET Center at Gwen Cherry Park has improvements as a result of a $15,000 grant from the NFL Foundation.  The Dolphins helped celebrate the renovated Fitness Room and the new Weight Room at the Park. Article published in the Miami Times. Since opening on December 16, 1996, the NFL YET Miami has received generous financial support from the Miami Dolphins. At

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Give Miami Day 2014

The Gwen Cherry Park Foundation is participating in this year’s GIVE MIAMI DAY! GIVE MIAMI DAY is a 24-hour period where The Miami Foundation, partnering with various charities and non-for-profit corporations, provides an online platform to raise funds for their causes. The event will take place on November 20, 2014, starting at 12 am. You can help the Gwen Cherry Foundation be at the top of

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First Lady Michelle Obama Visits Gwen Cherry Park

First Lady Michelle Obama visited the NFL YET Center at Gwen Cherry Park to celebrate the fourth anniversary of her “Let’s Move! Campaign” and announce the expansion of the national partnerships to provide healthier after school programs. Afterwards, she participated in yoga, Zumba and golf courses with Alonso Mourning, Extra’s Mario Lopez and youth participating in the afterschool programs at Gwen Cherry and other

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Back To School Community Festival

Commissioner Jean Monestime in partnership with Urban Strategies treated the children of the NFL YET at Gwen Cherry Park to a sun up to sun down back to school bash. The Back to School Community Festival had a little something for everyone. The event began at noon with a legal clinic, followed by a health fair, book bag give-a-way, movie, and jazz concert. The

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Commissioner Jean Monestime Receives Guardian Angel Award

  Miami- Dade County Commissioner Jean Monestime, District 2, recently received the Guardian Angel Award from the Gwen Cherry Park Foundation. Elaine Black, a member of Gwen Cherry Park Foundation Board of Directors presented the plaque to the commissioner during the Community Festival at Gwen Cherry Park. Also present was another board member, Erica Wright. The event was held at the NFL Youth Education

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