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Posted on: April 12, 2017

Portland Celebrates Community Development Week April 17-22 with Series of Site Tours

CD Week 2017

In celebration of National Community Development Week April 17 - 22, 2017, the City of Portland and its partner organizations invite the media and public to attend a series of site tours around Portland. The tours will offer an inside look into the partner organization’s operations, highlighting the positive impacts of federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME funds in the Portland community. 

 

Who can attend? Anyone!

How much does it cost? It’s Free!

Where do I sign up? Click Here! – it only takes a minute.

Where do I find more information? www.portlandmaine.gov/cdbg

Who do I contact if I have a question? kms@portlandmaine.gov


Below is the current schedule of tours. More may be added later this week. Check the link above for any additions. 


Monday, April 17

9:00 AM - Wayside Foods Facility Tour, 135 Walton Street


Tuesday, April 18

9:00 AM - Milestone Foundation, 65 India Street

11:00 AM - Press Conference featuring Mayor Ethan Strimling and reps from partner organizations, City Hall, 1st floor rotunda, 389 Congress Street

2:00 PM - Bayside Anchor Tour, 81 East Oxford Street

5:00 PM - Wayside Community Dinner at Salvation Army, 297 Cumberland Avenue


Wednesday, April 19

9:00 AM - Youth and Family Outreach, 331 Cumberland Avenue

11:30 AM - Amistad, 66 State Street, #2

4:00 PM - Walking tour of Facade Improvement Projects 


Thursday, April 20

9:00 AM - LearningWorks, 181 Brackett Street

11:00 AM - Portland Police Department, Community Policing Overview, 109 Middle Street


Friday, April 21

9:00 AM - Catherine Morrill Day Nursery, 96 Danforth Street

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