Flagler Monument Island Cleanup

PRESS RELEASE

For immediate release:
Contact: Luiz Rodrigues, Executive Director, ECOMB
Date: July 19, 2007
Phone: 305.534.3825 (w) / 786.853.1855 (M)
ecomb@ecomb.org
www.ecomb.org

Flagler Monument Island Cleanup
As part of the City of Miami Beach “Adopt a Park Program”,
ECOMB has adopted the Flagler Monument Island and will be carrying out its 2nd annual cleanup!

WHAT

ECOMB has partnered with the City of Miami Beach and assisted in the creation of the “Adopt a Park Program”.

Join ECOMB, the City of Miami Beach Neighborhood Services, Police, Public Works, Environmental Division and Parks Departments, several Kayakers, and many other volunteers to celebrate this event and clean up the shores of the Flagler Monument Island, Miami Beach.

DATE

Saturday, July 21, 2007 – 9:00 am to 12:00 noon

TIME

9am – 12 Noon (Registration begins at 8:30 AM)

AGE

Volunteers 15 years old or younger must have a parent/guardian print and sign the Minor Release Form (see below) and one parent/guardian must be present.
Volunteers 16 or 17 years old must only present the Minor Release Form (see below) signed by a parent/guardian.
Volunteers 18 years old or older, please sign the Adult Release Form (see below) and bring it with you.

WHERE

Meet us at Island View Park, on Purdy Avenue, just north of the junction of the Venetian Causeway in Miami Beach. Volunteers will be taken by boat to the Island.

REGISTRATION

At ECOMB’s site: http://www.ecomb.org/event.htm. All volunteers must register at the site and fill out the Release Form found on the link above.

Journalists, please contact us for press interviews and past photos, by calling Luiz Rodrigues, Executive Director ECOMB, Inc. at 305.534.3825, or Lynn Bernstein, at the City of Miami Beach Neighborhood Services Department at (305) 790-0090. Press and TV coverage are welcome. To learn more about ECOMB and to see photos from recent Beach Cleanup projects, go to our web site at www.ecomb.org or eventphotos.ecobm.org.

Join volunteers from high schools, local associations, churches, synagogues, and businesses, as they MAKE A DIFFERENCE. Snacks will be served and students may use these cleanup events towards

Community Service Hours.

ECOMB is a not-for-profit 501c(3) Florida corporation founded in 1994 to promote clean beaches, waterways and wetlands. Each year ECOMB coordinates events and programs that encourage responsible behavior and awareness in the Miami Beach vicinity.

More info and registration at: http://www.ecomb.org

ECOMB: restoring the natural beauty of Miami Beach