June 13 work day

We had 18 enthusiastic and industrious volunteers from CHAT at East End this morning. They cleaned off several plots, ran a trimmer, hauled away some of the cut down tree piles, removed several stumps, cleaned off sidewalks and cleaned a few of the gravestones.

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June 9 work day

We worked about 3 hours at East End this morning. There 4 of us – 1 community member and 3 core team members. We mowed, ran trimmers and cut weeds from around grave markers. We’ve got the area along the road looking pretty decent now.

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June 2 work day

We worked at East End for a couple of hours this morning. We had 5 volunteers: 4 regulars and a summer intern. We mowed, trimmed, cut weeds and cut vines off of trees.

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May 31 work day

We worked a couple of hours this morning at East End in the humidity and mosquitoes. We had 6 students and 1 staff member from Anna Julia Cooper School as well as 2 core team members. They cleared weeds and grass off of a couple of plots and also helped me with some GPS work.

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June 26 work day

We worked about 4 hours at East End yesterday morning. We had various community members and most of our core team of volunteers for a total of 20 volunteers. We got the rest of the trees that had been cut down hauled to the edge of road for the county to pick up. We got a pile of trash moved to the dumpster, we ran a mower and 3 trimmers and we cut vines and weeds. A lot of hard, sweaty work was done by all.

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May 25 work day

We worked 7+ hours today at East End. We had 2 shifts of volunteers from The River Lofts at Tobacco Row plus 3 core team members and one UR student for a total of 16 volunteers. We hauled a lot of cut down trees to the side of the road and to the dumpster. I also did some mowing and weed whacking. We cleaned up a plot in preparation for a family visit on Sunday. We also had one family member out working on their plot. A good job was done by all.

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May 24 work day

We worked at East End this morning for about 4 hours. We had 21 volunteers mostly from Dodson Property Management and Midlothian LDS church. We cleared weeds and other growth, hauled branches and limbs from the trees that we had cut down, mowed and trimmed. We filled the dumpster and then some.

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