Tuesday, January 20, 2009

A little Volunteering does a lot of good

The title sounds corny, we know, but on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, a call to volunteer was asked. We took it more as an opportunity to clean up one of our many beautiful parks in the city. The one that was targeted for the event was the Slave Trail / Anncarrow's Landing Park. We arrived at 9am, ready to go. No one was there and we began to wonder. Then we saw this:

Some monkeyface leaving a diaper and shattered beer bottle for the fish?

So we started with a grocery bag, picking up in a spot, hoping others would show. They did! Almost immediately, about 40 volunteers all joined in picking up trash, trimming back trees and mulching the area. It was a great success!



With volunteering, a difference can be made. So get out there every so often and pick it up!


Anonymous said...

Excellent. I am planning to work this Saturday on the Cannon Creek Greenway Cleanup. Please let me know if you can help. Email scottburger at mac.com.

Lisa said...

AMEN! Let's beat back the dirtyapes!