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Unveiling of New Sign at Mabel F. Miller Walking Trail

(Miami, FL January 6, 2017) - On Saturday, January 7th at 10:00 a.m. the City of Miami will host a sign unveiling ceremony to commemorate the naming of the Mabel Fentress Miller Walking Trail at Virginia Key Beach North Point Park located at 3861 Rickenbacker Causeway.

Having lived in Miami for more than 60 years, Mabel Miller has been one of the most influential environmental advocates of South Florida, working tirelessly to educate others on the importance of this unique ecosystem. Preserving and restoring Virginia Key is near and dear to her heart. An author on South Florida's environment Mabel Miller to this day remains a guardian and advocate whose mission is to promote environmental sensitivity to youth and others.

We are very proud to celebrate her enthusiasm as an environmental education leader and champion!

City officials invite the public to attend the Sign Unveiling Ceremony and afterward enjoy a nice walking tour of the trail.

The Mabel F. Miller Walking Trail has been improved by removing old wooden bollards and replacing them with a newly installed two rail fence. In addition, the site has six new picnic tables. The total cost of site improvement is $15,876.

WHO: Mayor Tomas Regalado, Commission Vice-Chairman Ken Russell, City Manager Daniel J. Alfonso, Assistant City Managers Nzeribe Ihekwaba, Fernando Casamayor and Alberto Parjus, and Parks and Recreation Director Kevin M. Kirwin
WHAT: Sign unveiling ceremony for Mabel F. Miller Walking Trail
WHEN: Saturday, January 7, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.
WHERE: Virginia Key Beach North Point Park
3861 Rickenbacker Causeway
Miami, FL 33149


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