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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Glass Blowing Art Classes at the NFL YET Miami

From the Miami Herald http://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/community/miami-dade/edison-liberty-city/article10616675.html Communities in Schools of Miami, a non-profit organization dedicated to keeping kids in school, hired Larry Whittaker after receiving a grant of about $6,000 from the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs to bring art programs to its students in the NFL Youth Education Town near Liberty City. An orange-blue flame shimmers in the dark as students start to

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MLK Day of Service

VOLUNTEERS AND SPONSORS UNITE TO COMMEMORATE MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. THROUGH SERVICE PROJECTS Miami-Dade School Board Member and civil rights activist Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall will participate in the closing ceremony and luncheon, provided by Cabot Creamery’s “The Farmer’s Gratitude Grille” (MIAMI, January 13, 2015) – The life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the civil rights movement will be the motivation behind

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Give Miami Day 2014

Through the 2014 Give Miami Day, sponsored by The Miami Foundation, the Gwen Cherry Park Foundation was able to raise over $7,200 within a 24-hour period, to promote programs and activities at the NFL YET Miami.  The Gwen Cherry Park Foundation was able to reach its fundraising goal of $7,500 from additional contributions received from donors who were not able to participate in the on-line

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Christmas Festival 2014

The NFL YET at Gwen Cherry Park celebrated its annual Christmas Festival with outdoor activities, dance celebrations and a toy giveaway. The Annual Christmas Festival was held on Tuesday, December 23, 2014 from 12:00pm to 3:30pm. The event started on time with 250 kids in attendance. The kids were divided up into groups according to the ages, 6 – 8, 9 – 11, and

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