Diaz-Balart to Present $147,000 to Collier County for South Immokalee Park Community Center
COLLIER—Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) will present a check for $147,000 in federal funds to Collier County for South Immokalee Park Community Center, next Thursday, August 21st at 3:00 p.m.
“The South Immokalee Park Community Center serves as a safe haven at which our children can learn, play and build relationships,” said Diaz-Balart. “I thank all of the people at the Center and in Collier County who each day dedicate themselves to improving our community and the lives of our children.”
The federal funding will be used to support the design, permit and construction of a 3,000 square foot community center building for this neighborhood park. The project is expected to be completed within two years.
“The safety and security of our children is a priority of mine and I will continue advocating to bring federal funds into our neighborhoods,” said Diaz-Balart.
WHAT: Check Presentation for South Immokalee Park Community Center
WHO: Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart and Collier County Officials
WHEN: Thursday, August 21, 2008 at 3:00 p.m.
WHERE: South Immokalee Park Community Center, 418 School Drive in Immokalee