Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Your chance to mentor and get help with your garden!

Here is your chance to get some help with harvesting, weeding and other late summer maintenance and teach students about community at the same time.
We are looking for 18 sites for this day of service.
Sign up your garden project today by contacting Leslie Wilson below:

WHO: Hastings Middle School 7th Graders – Upper Arlington City Schools, who want to help build the community by serving the community. WHAT: We have 18 groups of kids, with around 13 kids per group, to place out in the greater Columbus area to help give back to the community. The student to adult ratio will be 13 to 1, we are able to add additional adults if needed.

WHERE: Community Gardens in the Columbus Area – Multiple locations needed

WHEN: Friday, September 4th from 10 am to 2 pm. ***Beginning and ending times are flexible***

WHY: Hastings Middle School is creating a day of service for their students. Our goal is to help build community by serving the community. Our hope is that our 7th grade students will be able to help plant a garden, harvest a garden or begin putting the garden to bed for the winter. • Some groups may be interested in donating items; please provide a wish list

HOW: Students will be bussed to the various sites, if you need students to bring tools, please provide a list. Contact information: please feel free to contact:
Leslie Wilson at lwilson@uaschools.org or 487-5100 ext. 316 with questions.

You could also cc me on any communications with this group to keep me in the loop at bdawson@fpconservatory.org
Thank you,
Bill Dawson

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