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Perry Harvey Park opens in Tampa

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In virtually perfect weather conditions for Florida in early April – low 70’s, cloudy, with little humidity, the city of Tampa had a bigtime celebration on Sunday afternoon for the official unveiling of Perry Harvey Sr. Park. Perry Harvey Sr. was the leader of the local longshoremen’s union for over 30 years, and worked to win higher wages for dockworkers. He also helped develop apartments to provide better living options for African-Americans in Tampa. The impressive park is filled with…

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Bob Buckhorn hoping for a big crowd at opening of Perry Harvey Sr. Park this Sunday

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After much anticipation, the city of Tampa will officially host the grand opening of the Perry Harvey Park this Sunday afternoon, and Mayor Bob Buckhorn is personally soliciting folks in the neighborhood to come on by. On Thursday night, a robocall that Buckhorn recorded about the event went out to thousands of Tampa residents who live near the park. “I’m calling to invite you to join us this Sunday, from 2-5 pm for the exciting grand opening of Perry Harvey…

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