Make a Difference Day
Make a Difference Day is a day of community service for volunteers of all ages, is being observed for the 6th consecutive year in the City of Venice on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018.
Landscaping, raking, cleaning and litter collection are planned at
Dr. Fred Albee Park,
East Gate Park,
Humphris Park (South Jetty)
John Nolen Park
Michael Biehl Park
Mundy Park, Ponce
De Leon Park
Prentiss French Par
Ruscelletto Park, Venezia Park
West Blalock Park, Heritage Park
Luna’s pocket park
Chuck Reiter Park
South Brohard Park
VABI building playground
Other volunteers will build picnic tables at Prentiss French
Every year, hundreds of volunteers including youth turn out for this citywide community service effort, saving the city thousands of dollars.
Jim Foubister with Serve Florida is the chief organizer of the event, with assistance from City Public Works staff. Volunteers will be provided with a free lunch at noon at Maxine Barritt Park, 1800 Harbor Dr. S.
Interested volunteers can also come to the Venice Community Center, 326 Nokomis Ave. S., at 8:30 a.m. on Oct. 27 to help. Drive to the south side of the building near Turin St. to receive assignments and a T-shirt.
Volunteers should wear old, comfortable clothing and work shoes, and bring sunscreen. Other supplies, including drinking water and gloves, will be furnished.
For more information or to sign up as a volunteer, click here. You can also call Jim at 941-223-1771.