|Scott County Family Y After-School Program Students Earth Day Clean-Up Activity|
|News Releases - Environment, Weather & Nature|
|Written by Kathy Horrell|
|Tuesday, 21 April 2009 12:25|
More than 85 students, who participate in the Scott County Family Y’s After-School programs, will come together for Earth Day near the Collins House at Garfield Park, 1234 E. 29th Street, Davenport. The clean-up begins at 3:00pm. The students will be picking up litter and planting flowers in that area for approximately 45 minutes.
The Scott County Family Y strongly believes in teaching children to give back to the community through volunteerism and recognizes the importance of Earth Day as a way to reinforce the YMCA’s core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility.
On Site Contacts: Angie Gillespie, Youth Leadership and Development Director, West Family YMCA; Adam Backous, Youth Leadership and Development Director, Davenport Family YMCA; Sarah Harris, Youth Leadership and Development Director, North Family YMCA.
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