Flower Branch Apartment Fire Anniversary Vigil TONIGHT

LANGLEY PARK, MD _ The Flower Branch Tenants Association, along CASA and neighborhood churches, will hold a vigil at 8 p.m. Thursday at the site of last year’s tragic apartment fire and explosion that killed 7 people, including 2 children.

The vigil organized by the Flower Branch Tenants Association in conjunction with CASA, aims to safeguard the memory of those that perished in the fire, as well as support the struggle of those fighting for better living conditions for low-income people at the apartments.

WHO:
Representative from FLOWER BRANCH TENANTS ASSOCIATION: Felicia Charlouis-Prospere
Father Eric Lopez, Saint Camillus Catholic Church
Father Vidal Rivas, St. Mathew’s Episcopal Church
Gustavo Torres, Executive Director CASA
Council member Tom Hucker, (D-5)

WHAT: Vigil to remember the families that were lost at the Flower Branch fire and remind the community to continue fighting for their neighbors to make sure something like this doesn’t happen again.

WHEN:    8 p.m. Thursday, August 10, 2017

WHERE:  Flower Branch Apartments, parking lot across the street.
8644 Piney Branch, Silver Spring MD