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Historic Brooklyn Cemetery Clean-Up and Beautification

Monday, January 21st, 2019 from 8:30am to 1:00pm (ET)
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Positions0 Remaining
Registration ClosesJan 20, 2019 12:00am or when space runs out.
Age LimitFamily Friendly
Description
Thank you for your interest in the 2019 Athens MLK Day of Service! Below you will find details about the Day of Service and this specific project.

Event Schedule
Kick-off Celebration: 8:30AM - 9:30AM at the Cedar Shoals High School gymnasium (1300 Cedar Shoals Drive).
Volunteer Shift: 10:00AM - 1:00PM at Brooklyn Cemetery (820 Westlake Drive).
  • All participants are encouraged to carpool from the kickoff to their selected site.
  • All volunteers are encouraged to bring a canned food item to the kickoff event. Donations will benefit Campus Kitchen at UGA. Preferred items are dry pasta, broth, and rice.
Project Description
Volunteers will clear grave sites of invasive plants and debris, plant bulbs, and bring fallen tree limbs and branches to the roadside for pick-up or mulching.
  • This site is family-friendly.
  • Volunteers should bring a reusable water bottle.
  • Volunteers should wear close-toed shoes and come dressed to get dirty.
Registration Notes
Children under 18 should be registered by their parent/guardian. All volunteers under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
We are not able to accommodate large group registrations. If you have a group that would like to volunteer at the same site, each individual must separately register through Engage Georgia.
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PerksFirst 300 volunteers at the kickoff get biscuits and t-shirts!
Parking DetailsVolunteers will meet at the Cedar Shoals High School gym at 8:30am for the kick-off event and then carpool to Brooklyn Cemetery around 9:30am. There is sufficient parking at the complex.
CausesEnvironment General Service
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200 Positions Filled | 33 Impacts | 136 Hours

Start Address: Volunteers will meet at Cedar Shoals High School to check-in and eat breakfast before carpooling to their selected site., Cedar Shoals High School Gym, 1300 Cedar Shoals Drive, Athens, GA 30605
End Address: There is rear access to the cemetery from behind Clarke Middle and Alps Road Elementary Schools., Historic Brooklyn Cemetery, 820 Westlake Drive, Athens, GA 30606