May 27 work day

We worked at East End for 4+ hours this morning. We had 35 volunteers, a few of whom ran weed eaters. They got a bunch of weeds whacked. The others worked on clearing and got a bunch of clearing done and uncovered a couple gravestones. Henrico TV was out for a while filming the work at East End.

Also, Dennis Estlock and Ryan Jones had 12 folks out placing flags on the graves of veterans at Evergreen and East End. They placed 180+ flags.

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May 25 work day

We worked out at East End for 3+ hours today. We had a total of 17 volunteers from Dodson Property Management and the Midlothian Ward of the LDS church. We carried brush, cleared plots, ran a weed eater, ran a mower and found a couple grave markers. We also had 2 visitors. Henrico TV was out filming for a program they are doing on the cemetery next month. Also we had a family member stop by to visit the grave of his aunt which we found just last month.

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May 20 work day

We worked out at East End for 5+ hours this morning. We had 11 volunteers out including 5 from Metro Richmond Young Democrats, Councilwoman Cynthia Newbille and 5 regulars. We cleared around gravestones, uncovered new graves and gravestones, hauled brush and ran a weed eater and mower. We got a lot done.

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May 6 work day

We worked out at East End and Evergreen for about 3 hours this morning. We had 17 volunteers including 14 Robious Elementary School 4th graders and family out helping. We cleared around grave markers in East End and picked up branches. We then moved to the East End/Evergreen boundary and cleared some plots and uncovered several gravestones. A couple of us ran a weed eater as well.

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May 5 work day

We worked out a East End for 4+ hours today. We had 14 students and 2 teachers from Grove Christian School out helping. We started after the rain by first touring East End and Evergreen cemeteries and then picking up fallen branches. We later probed for sunken gravestones and found 3. They also did clearing and found 3 more grave markers while clearing.

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Apr. 30 work day

We worked out at East End for 2+ hours this morning. We had 3 volunteers and 3 visitors. I ran the weed eater and we did cleaning around the gravestones.

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Apr. 29 work day

It was a warm humid morning but we had 13 volunteers out at East End. We mainly did maintenance – mowing, weeding eating and straightening up grave markers. We also had a visitor who came out to visit his mother’s grave. We just found the grave 3 weeks ago.

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