Saturday, November 19, 2011

Garvey School Gets A Touch Up From Community

TRENTON-- Paint brushes, pales, and paint-stained clothing were all on display this Saturday at the city's Garvey School as area residents took part in a 'community paint party' to give the private African-centered school a new look.

The school's only Taylor Street campus was hit hard after Hurricane Irene swooped through the East Coast in late August leaving significant damage to the eight year old private school.

The school's damage was documented on this blog just a month ago. In a previous interview, the school's principal, Baye Kemit, said he was thankful for the help, but said more work is needed.

After participating in the community paint party myself, I have to say it was a beautiful sight to see as members of the community stopped by to pick up a brush, roll up their sleeves and go to work. Members of the Garvey School staff also took part in the community paint party that left the facility looking anew but only halfway painted.

More work needs to be done.

For more information on how to get involved, contact the Garvey School at 609-792-9038 or visit their website

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