Inspired by the devastation in Puerto Rico and in keeping with Mayor Jeri Muoio’s pledge of West Palm Beach as a City of Kindness, the young men and women were inspired to donate the funds.
WHAT: During a meeting of the City Commission, the City of West Palm Beach’s Mayor’s Youth Council will present a $200 check to the Fiesta de Pueblo Disaster Relief Fund for the Puerto Rico hurricane relief efforts. The Mayor’s Youth Council had won the $200 in a statewide competition hosted by the Florida League of Cities. Inspired by the devastation in Puerto Rico as a result of Hurricane Maria and in keeping with Mayor Jeri Muoio’s pledge of West Palm Beach as a City of Kindness, the young men and women were inspired to donate the funds.
WHO: Mayor’s Youth Council, which consists of students in grades 9 through 12 who are City residents and attend school in the City, provides students an opportunity to learn about municipal government. The Council organizes neighborhood youth meetings to discuss problems, needs and suggested improvements. It also advises the City on activities for and by teens who conduct volunteer programs, interact with professionals and give ideas to the City.
WHERE: Commission Chambers at City Hall; 401 Clematis Street
WHEN: November 6, 2017; 5pm
CONTACT: Kevin Jones, Coordinator of Community Initiatives; (561) 822-1413