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Grand Re-opening: Celebrate A New Healthy Neighborhood Market in South LA!
March 29, 2014 @ 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Community Celebration and Press Conference on Saturday, March 29
South LA neighborhood market owner Nelson Garcia is transforming his convenience store $1 Dollar Warehouse into a Healthy Neighborhood Market under the name “Alba Snacks & Services!”
Join us to celebrate the grand re-opening of Mr. Garcia’s store with a family-friendly street party — good eats, music, arts & dance, smoothie demos, games, a resource fair, prize raffles, special in-store discounts and more!
ACTIVITIES FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY:
arts, music, dance, workshops
good eats, smoothie demos
special discounts in-store
face painting, games
We did it! Together, we helped successfully fund Mr. Garcia’s crowd-sourced loan through Kiva Zip last month. Check it out at this URL — <zip.kiva.org/loans/2760/>
With that money, he is renovating his market, including a new Healthy Snack Zone with new healthy food products for students at nearby John Muir Middle School and Hawkins High School. For more information, check out <goodfoodla.org>