Thursday, May 15, 2014

May 17 | Shepherd Parkway Community Clean-Up

2014 Shepherd Parkway
Community Clean-Up

Saturday, May 17
 10 AM to 1 PM

Meet at picnic tables near the corner of Martin 
Luther King and Malcolm X Avenues SE

  • Gloves, bags, and light refreshments will be provided

  • Wear boots and clothes you can get dirty

  • Documentation of community service hours provided for high school students

10 Reasons to join the campaign:

1. Experience the great outdoors in the heart DC
2. Get exercise, burn calories, feel great
3. Meet neighbors and new friends
4. High school students earn community service hours
5. Protect the Anacostia and Potomac Rivers from run-off
6. Commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War by restoring the remains of Fort Carroll and Fort Grebel
7. Feel patriotic in the presence of two Bald Eagle nests
8. Rescue majestic native trees from invasive English Ivy
9. Help undo decades of environmental abuse and neglect
10. Make the park safe and attractive for residents of Congress Heights and Ward 8

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