Feb. 3 work day

We had 41 volunteers and 6 core team volunteers out working on a cold morning.  Most of the volunteers were students from Lambda Chi Alpha at University of Richmond and Sigma Phi Epsilon from VCU.  They did a lot of clearing and found a few gravestones.  Also they hauled to the dump a sofa that had been left at the cemetery.

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Feb. 2 work day

We had 10 students and 2 staff members from Lynnhaven Academy out helping for a couple of hours.   They cleared off ivy and found a couple gravestones.

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Jan. 27 work day

We had 12 volunteers plus 3 regulars today.   We got a bunch of chainsaw work done and got a lot of wood and brush hauled to the dumpster, enough to fill it.  Several grave markers were were uncovered.   Also a community member stopped by to see our progress.

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Jan. 20 work day

We had 128 volunteers including students and faculty from the University of Richmond and VCU groups  ASPIRE, BGSA, Complex, Sociology and ELP.  There were also volunteeres from Team Excel.   Some of the UR volunteers collected GPS coordinates for grave markers.  The rest of the volunteers cleared vegetation.  They also found several grave markers.
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January 15 work day

Tremendous thanks to the 100-plus volunteers who spent their “day on” at East End Cemetery today! We filled the dumpster (and then some), uncovered a smattering of grave markers, and had a great time despite the cold. Happy MLK Day!

Here is a link to Channel 12 coverage of the clean up effort.

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Jan. 13 work day

We work about 3 hours today.   We mostly cut and cleared the brush along the cemetery entrance road.  We created quite a large pile of brush by the entrance.  We had 3 core team volunteers and 1 community member.

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Dec. 23 work day

We worked at East End for 3+ hours today. We had 3 core team volunteers and one community member. We mostly cleared brush and fallen trees. We also pulled down and cut up a tree that was leaning across the road since the last snow storm.

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