WHO: University Area Community Development Corporation (CDC)
WHAT: Free Wiz Community Night Kick Off
WHEN: Friday, Aug. 26; doors open at 5 p.m., movie begins at 5:30 p.m.
WHERE: University Area CDC Community Center, 14013 N. 22nd St., Tampa, 33613
DETAILS: The community is invited to a free screening party to view the Kenny Leon-directed television version of The Wiz, in celebration of and in preparation for, the University Area CDC’s fifth annual gala on Friday, Sept. 23.
The gala’s theme will be A Brand New Day, from the popular Broadway show and film, The Wiz. This Brand New Day gala will raise much-needed funds for the University Area CDC, which works to improve the economic, education and social levels of the community through youth programs and adult education and resource assistance.
The UACDC Community Movie Night is a family-oriented event designed to provide a fun and safe activity for University Area residents, and at the same time inform them of the many services and programming they can benefit from at the University Area Community Center.
The mission of the UACDC Community Outreach Committee is to engage University Area residents through personal outreach to increase awareness and participation in University Area Community Center programming, events and services.
University Area CDC provides support for thousands of Tampa residents through youth programs, adult education and resource assistance. Its primary mission is the redevelopment and sustainability of the at-risk areas surrounding University of South Florida’s Tampa campus. For more information about UACDC, a 501(c)(3) public/private partnership, visit www.uacdc.org.