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Love Grove Park Grand Opening: Aids Memorial Project of Northeast Florida
February 14, 2019 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Honor the memories of those lost to AIDS by creating a sanctuary in Willow Branch Park, located in historic Riverside. The AIDS Memorial Project of Northeast Florida will be planting 100 trees in coordination with the City Parks Department and Greenscape of Jacksonville to add to the existing beauty of the park.
The dedication ceremony will on Valentine’s Day will include the planting of a large magnolia tree, music, multi-denominational prayers, words of remembrance and the reading of 100 names of local individuals who succumbed to this disease. The event is free and open to the public.
For the donation of $200, a tree will stand strong in memory of those gone too soon. See the location for the future memorial, a bridge uniting those lost and those who remember. Join Board President Richard A. Ceriello and Board Members Paul Cartia, Walter Ericks, Daniel Hutton, Catherine Corby, Jeffrey Fix, Jonathan Joseph, and Julia Torres as they remember loved ones by creating a small paradise.