60 Volunteers Transform the Park

11 Nov
The Charles River Conservancy's Danielle Stehlik and volunteer Sam counting the bags.

The Charles River Conservancy’s Danielle Stehlik and volunteers with our haul.

Many thanks to the 60 volunteers who came out into the cold on Saturday to rake leaves, pick up trash, remove graffiti and plant bulbs. We gathered over 160 bags of leaves, over 3o bags of trash, and many twigs and branches. The place is looking great for our BIG event this coming Thursday at 10am, when DCR will announce their match of City and community funds to stabilize the powder magazine. Volunteers from Sanofi, BU, CRLS, Riverside Boat Club and the neighborhood  made the difference!

Earlier in the week, DCR removed the broken play structure from the park. It looks SO MUCH better now!

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2 Responses to “60 Volunteers Transform the Park”

  1. KATHLEEN GILROY November 11, 2013 at 2:12 pm #

    I’m sorry I couldn’t participate but I’m very very grateful for the cleanup. I was there this morning and it looks great.

  2. Deb Emery November 12, 2013 at 3:50 am #

    Thank you for helping to make the area beautiful. May your efforts be contagious!

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