Events in Pensacola

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Pensacola Museum of Art to Host Inmate Art Show

 

Pensacola, Fla. – Oct. 20, 2015 –Artwork created by federal inmates from across the region will be on display and for sale at the Pensacola Museum of Art on Friday, Nov. 6, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 

The ReEntry Alliance of Pensacola, or REAP, is sponsoring the 2nd Annual Inmate Art Show, which will showcase the works inmates create using simple supplies and their imaginations.  Inmate Artwork will be sold through a silent auction process during the Show.

 

This year’s Inmate Art Show will feature guest Inmate Artist, Jon Masters, who will be at the Museum and at the Festival demonstrating the creative techniques used by inmate artist painting while incarcerated.

 

REAP hopes the art show brings awareness to and raises necessary funds for their non-profit organization, which provides a variety of resources, including casework, mentoring, housing, transportation, and employment opportunities to newly released inmates in hopes of improving their chances of a crime free, self sufficient lifestyle.  

 

In addition to the art show, REAP is continuing its community outreach throughout the weekend during the Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival in Seville Square Nov. 6, 7, and 8. Additional works of art will be on display and for purchase at the Inmate Artworks booth in the Heritage Area.

For more information on REAP and its programs, please visit http://www.reapreentry.org.

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About REAP

Re-Entry Alliance Pensacola is a not-for-profit corporation, 501 (c)(3) organized to provide assistance, support, and community volunteer services to ex-offenders reentering Pensacola and its surrounding communities from prison and county jail. REAP is endeavoring to reduce rates of recidivism. For more information visitwww.reapreentry.org or call (850)-832-3014.

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Community Garden Work Day every 1st Tuesday of the month at 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.  The Community Garden is located on T Street between Strong Street and DeSoto Street.  Can't miss it.  Everyone invited.  Beautiful!!!

 

Community ReEntry Task Force Meeting on Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 3:00 pm at Pathway for Change Family nCenter, 2050 West Blount Street, Pensacola, Florida 32501. Public is invited.

 

The ReEntry Mentoring Program is always needing more men and women volunteers to work one on one with re-entering ex-offenders implementing their written re-entry plans towards greater self sufficiency. Call 850-832-3014 for more information on the next training and orientation class.
 

 

REAP Annual Office and Legal Furniture Silent Auction on Friday, May 1, 2015, SunTrust Tower, 9th Floor  

Submit your bid(s) on Friday, May 1, 2015, on the furniture below:

Contact us at:

ReEntry Alliance Pensacola, Inc.

P.O. BOX 13224

Pensacola, Florida 32591

850-332-6677

www.reapreentry.org

YOUR FINANCIAL SUPPORT IS NEEDED.

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The next work day at the Community Garden will be the first Tuesday of every month 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.  For information on how to participate, please contact us.

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