FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact: Cara MacVane: 561.685.2342
West Palm Beach Center for Arts & Technology will host an Open House Saturday, March 19 from 10 am to 1 pm
WEST PALM BEACH, FL- (March 9, 2022) The West Palm Beach Center for Arts and Technology (WestPalmCAT) will host an Open House on Saturday, March 19 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at the nonprofit’s new site located at 801 N. Railroad Ave in West Palm Beach.
The community is invited to celebrate the future of this new Center in the heart of the Historic Northwest District of West Palm Beach by stopping by to visit and help prepare a 40-foot wall for the student mural project. WestPalmCAT board members, students and community leaders will be in attendance. Light refreshments will be served.
Thank you, J. Russell Fain of the Sherwin Williams Company, for donating paint for the mural project.
The WestPalmCAT, established in 2018, is a nonprofit organization that will serve the residents of the Historic NW community through innovative workforce and youth development opportunities.
‘WestPalmCAT offers support and mentorship to inspire, motivate and prepare youth and adults for career opportunities and success through arts and job training programs,” said Rhonda Denise Rogers, CPP, Interim Executive Director of WestPalmCAT. “We are so excited to host this event for the community to see our new site and to learn more about our mission and vision.”
For more information about the Open House event and/or WestPalmCat visit wpbcat.org or call 561-312-0539.
About the West Palm Beach Center for Arts and Technology:
Established in 2018, and under the board leadership of former mayor Jeri Muoio, the West Palm Beach Center for Arts and Technology offers support and mentorship through the arts to students in high schools with lower graduation rates. It also provides targeted job training to prepare unemployed adults to obtain living-wage local jobs. The WestPalmCAT is modeled after Pittsburgh’s Manchester Bidwell Center, founded by entrepreneur and MacArthur Genius Award winner Bill Strickland. Since 1968, the Center has developed successful strategies to address low educational achievement among youth and high unemployment rates among adults. The West Palm Beach Center for Arts & Technology is located within the Historic Northwest District of West Palm Beach.