SANTA MONICA-MALIBU UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

PRESS RELEASE

Contact: Donna Richwine

310-450-8338, ext. 259

For Immediate Release

September 20, 2004

 


What:Holiday Decor Benefit Garage Sale to benefit the Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District School Garden Program

 

When:           Saturday, September 25, 2004
9:00am-1:00pm

 

Where:          John Adams Middle School
2425 16th Street, Santa Monica, 90405
The corner of 16th & Pearl, between Pico and Ocean Park, near Santa Monica College

Proceeds of the sale will go to purchase educational materials for teachers that link gardening to the curriculum and plants and garden materials for classroom beds throughout the district.

Brand new & used Halloween & Christmas decor, including

*novelty Halloween & Christmas lights
*replacement lights
*decorative light timers & electrical outlets
*seasonal lighting hardware hardware
*fiber optic Christmas trees
*miniature artificial trees
*stuffed mantle decorations
*Christmas ornaments

*Plants -- Aloes, agaves, day lilies, fortnight lilies, bulbs, pineapples and more!
*Used plastic flower pots -- bargain basement prices!


*Knick-knacks
*Landscaping supplies
*Playground sand
*Patch topping
*Mortar mix
*Gypsum
*Type S lime
*Concrete mix
*Hardscape items
*Wrought iron fencing
*Concrete columns

Students in Santa Monica and Malibu schools grow their own fresh vegetables to augment the locally grown farmers' market produce on the salad bars in their school lunch programs. This garage sale -- without the garage -- will raise funds to help keep the Farmers' Market Salad Bar School Garden program of the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District self sufficient.

For information call or email Alicia de Soto-Foley

Alicia de Soto-Foley
Urban Youth Food Systems
PO Box 931177
Los Angeles, CA 90093-1177
323-650-7119 phone & fax
323-394-7116 cell
aliciadeso@sbcglobal.net

 

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SANTA MONICA-MALIBU UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

1651 16TH Street, Santa Monica 90404 - 310-450-8338 - Fax 310-581-1138

www.smmusd.org