Day of Service event organizers seeking project volunteers

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.

Projects include:

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

The community is also being asked to donate food for the lunch. Go to



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