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Greenway Overlook Clearing along North Oconee River

Monday, January 21st, 2019 from 8:30am to 1:00pm (ET)


Positions0 Remaining
Registration ClosesJan 20, 2019 12:00am or when space runs out.
Age Limit13 and up
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 the North Oconee River Greenway at the UGA Park & Ride off North Oconee Access Rd.
  • 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 help remove and treat invasive plants that currently obstruct views from the overlook between the new Greenway at the North Oconee River. Volunteers should park at the UGA Park and Ride lot at the end of North Oconee Access Road (the parking lot will be on your left). North Oconee Access Road is off of College Station Road.
  • This site is for ages 14+.
  • 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 at the UGA Park & Ride off North Oconee Access Rd. around 9:30am.
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12 Positions Filled | 3 Impacts | 13 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: North Oconee River Greenway at the UGA Park & Ride off North Oconee Access Rd., North Oconee Access Road, Athens, GA 30605