WHO: Mayor Michael A. Nutter
Superintendent Dr. William Hite
City Council President Darrell Clarke
Michael DiBerardinis, Deputy Mayor for Environmental & Community Resources/Philadelphia Parks & Recreation Commissioner
Howard Neukrug, Philadelphia Water Department Commissioner
William Rogers, President & CEO, The Trust for Public Land
WHAT: Mayor Michael A. Nutter, Superintendent Hite and City officials will participate in a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new greened schoolyard at William Dick Elementary school. Officials will also announce that construction to green the Hank Gathers Recreation Center, located nearby, will begin this summer.
Both projects are part of Philadelphia’s Green2015 initiative, Mayor Nutter’s comprehensive plan to increase significantly outdoor recreational opportunities and green infrastructure throughout the city.
WHERE: William Dick Elementary School, schoolyard, 2498 Diamond Street (enter playground on 25th Street side)
WHEN: Tuesday, June 10, 2014 9:00 AM