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CPDC to Unveil New Walking Trail and Exercise Stations in Northeast Washington, D.C. Edgewood Commons Community for NeighborWorks Week

On Saturday, June 11, leading Mid-Atlantic not-for-profit affordable housing developer CPDC along with residents and community partners will host a Health and Fitness Jamboree to launch a new fitness trail and exercise stations at its flagship Northeast D.C. community, Edgewood Commons.

On Saturday, June 11, CPDC along with community leaders and residents will host a Health and Fitness Jamboree at its Northeast Washington, D.C. Edgewood Commons community. The event will feature a ribbon-cutting for a new walking trail, fitness station tours, health screenings, healthy cooking demos, exercise stations, games, food and more.unspecified

Event partners and participants include: NeighborWorks America, Ward 5 Councilman Kenyan McDuffie, Metropolitan Police Department, Emmaus, DC Greens, Cultivate the City, Dance Place, Ward 5 Drug Free Coalition, Edgewood Civic Association, Beacon House and Edgewood-Brookland Family Support Collaborative, among several others.

In addition to launching the opening of Edgewood’s new fitness trail, exercise stations and other new outdoor features, the Health and Fitness Jamboree contributes to a week-long celebration of neighborhood revitalization activities nationally recognized as NeighborWorks Week.

During NeighborWorks Week (June 4-12), CPDC and other NeighborWorks organizations across the country are mobilizing tens of thousands of residents, business people and government officials in a week of neighborhood change and awareness.

“NeighborWorks Week is an excellent time to celebrate the power of collaboration and partnerships in transforming communities and creating opportunity,” said Khyati Desai-Seltzer, CPDC Director of Resident Engagement. “When residents, community leaders, local businesses and organizations come together, change happens and everyone benefits.”

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