Organizers for a national Day of Service event in honor of Sept. 11, 2001, are seeking volunteers to help with a number of projects around the area.
The Eatonville Day of Service will begin at 9 a.m. at the Eatonville High School flag pole with a flag raising, moment of silence, prayer and speech by South Pierce Fire and Rescue Chief Todd Wernet. Afterward, volunteers will go to their various project sites. Volunteer work will begin at 9:30 a.m. and end at or before noon.
Weyerhaeuser Elementary Wildcat Woods trail cleaning
Weyerhaeuser Elementary School garden/greenhouse cleaning
Nisqually State Park dump cleanup
Nisqually State Park beautification project.
Catch basin markers and litter pick up in Eatonville
Volunteer lunch cooks to help with lunches for all the volunteers
Millpond Park: Van Eaton Cabin and Tofu House weeding and prep work
Mountain Community Co-op landscaping
Our Lady of Good Counsel trail cleaning, brush and blackberry bush removal
Meal delivery in the Eatonville area
In addition, people can also donate blood at the Bloodmobile from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Eatonville Auto Center, 203 Mashell Ave. N. People can walk up and donate or make an appointment.
People should sign up for projects at https://www.justserve.org/projects/09e8ed03-26c4-41c7-ab80-6e90d58256bd.
The community is also being asked to donate food for the lunch. Go to https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E054AA5AD22A6F49-eatonville.
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