Come celebrate the 35th anniversary of the Enoch Davis Center

BY ALLEN A. BUCHANAN, Staff Writer

ST. PETERSBURG — The Enoch Davis Center will be celebrating 35 years of service in south St. Petersburg Tuesday, Sept 13. Members of the community and different organizations are invited out to celebrate 35 years of success.

A tour of the facility will begin at 3 p.m., and the recognition program will start promptly at 5 p.m. with local dignitaries bringing greetings to the community.

The opening ceremony will be presided over by saxophonist and current Advisory Council President Henry Ashwood, and a photo exhibit entitled “Through Our Eyes” created by students from Melrose Elementary School will be on display.

During the remainder of the anniversary week the public is invited to attend the following classes and activities available at the center:

• Wednesday, Sept. 14 at 5 p.m. — Yoga Classes led by Clayton Sizemore of New York

• Thursday, Sept. 15 at 5 p.m. — Sit in on the ACT program and rehearsal of the Alumni Singers

• Friday, Sept. 16 at 5 p.m. — Play chess with the Knights of Knowledge

• Saturday, Sept. 17 from 10-1 p.m. — Closing celebration “Pamper St. Pete” will includes local businesses service providers, mid-day meals, free information, health goodies, activities, massages and more. All are welcome!

The Enoch Davis Center is a city operated community service center that opened in 1981. The center was constructed with federal and local funds to bring social services and an enhanced sense of dignity to the five surrounding neighborhoods.

This event is an annual expression of appreciation to the center’s faithful participants and supporters. For more information, please call 727-893-7134.

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