Events: CANstruction at the Gardens Mall | June 9 – 22, 2014

Posted on Jun 12 2014 - 11:00am by Cristyle
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EAT PALM BEACH | CANSTRUCTION

Stop by the Gardens Mall through June 22nd to check out the wonderful CANstruction displays!

Canstruction® is an international charity of the design and construction industry. Architects, designers, builders and other teams in cities across the country compete in a design-build competition to create giant works of sculptural art, made entirely out of canned and packaged foods. The inaugural event in Palm Beach County in 2013 was a great success. Six teams built incredible sculptures and collected more than 23,000 pounds of food to help fight hunger in our community.

We hope to collect even more food in 2014! The Gardens Mall will again host the Palm Beach County Food Bank’s  Canstruction® event from June 9 – 22, 2014. The structures will be judged by a celebrity panel and all canned and non-perishable food items will be donated to the Palm Beach County Food Bank to help fight hunger in the summer months. The Canstruction Cocktail Party and Awards Reception will be held on Thursday, June 12th at The Gardens Mall Grand Court.

Click here to purchase tickets for the June 12th Cocktail Party & Awards Reception!

Canstruction® 2014 competing teams include: Hedrick Brothers Construction, It! Events + Media, Leo A. Daly/The Weitz Company, Palm Beach State College Architecture Department and Architecture Club, PGAL/Kaufman Lynn Construction/Thornton Tomasetti, Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County, Suffolk Construction

More info at: canstruction.org and pbcfoodbank.org!

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Cristyle is a South Florida native, born in Miami and raised in Palm Beach. Her love of food came through her travels and seeing how cuisines differ and relate so much. She attended the University of Florida, had a short stint in Charlotte, NC and is now back home - ready to eat her way through Palm Beach County and share her findings with locals and visitors alike. From brunch to happy hour to foodie events, she's got you covered!

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