The first day was a total success. All of our participants had a great time on our nature walk, cooking session and lunch. We look forward to the rest of our Summer program filled with educational and fun activities.
Paula and Cindy taking a break during the introductory nature walk led by City of Miami Parks Senior Naturalist Juan Fernandez.
Beautiful Historic Virginia Key Beach Park !
Juan Fernandez removes an invasive species commonly known as “half flower”.
Having fun at Nature Links !
Chef Cody teaching Michelle how to grill chicken.
Paula and Cindy with new volunteer Arielle in the Historic Concession stand.
Sean holding our soon to be lunch in his hands.
Bruno and Logan squeeze limes for the dressing to our delicious chicken salad lunch.
We would Like to begin by thanking all who have helped us to get this program off the ground: The Historic Virgina Key Beach Park Trust, Miami Dade County Public School System, Miami Dade College Culinary Institute, MEED, ADA, The City Of Miami, University of Miami Card center, our board of Directors: John De Leon, Mari Chael, Alberto Ruder, Lixon Nelson and Jill Brookner and a special thanks to volunteers such as Anik Sternberg and Gary Milano of DERM.