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People came to the 5th Annual Plants and People Day at the Sample-McDougald House on February 12. The event was sponsored by Pompano Proud and the City of Pompano Beach. There were about 45 vendors many offering plants for sale. There were also presentations on various plants native to South Florida. A variety of craft products and food items were also available for sale. Pat Maguire performed classic rock songs. Also, people could tour the Sample-McDougald House and also see the vegetable and fruit gardens on the property.

Nancy Anderson, a member of Pompano Proud was encouraging people to get their properties certified as a national wildlife habitat. “All you need is food, water and a place for wildlife to raise their young,” she said. “This is a nice event.”