The Volunteer Activity takes place Sunday, April 19, 2015
April 2, 2015, Scarsdale, NY – The Junior League of Central Westchester (JLCW) will participate in “Earth Day” celebrations to clean up the Girl Scout Cabin property in Eastchester on Sunday, April 19th from 12 to 3pm. This is being done in conjunction with the Eastchester Environmental Committee (www.GreenEastchester.com).
The League’s participation is being coordinated by the Immediate Impact Committee, and will be staffed by volunteers from JLCW and their families (children are welcome) as well as other local groups including Hudson Valley Girl Scouts, Twin Lakes Civic Association, California Ridge Civic Association and the Eastchester Environmental Committee. Efforts will focus mainly on vine cutting and trash removal, but some small shrubs will be available for planting. Trash bags, disposable gloves, plants and tools will be provided, but it is recommended to bring heavy-duty garden gloves. Also remember to wear sturdy shoes, long sleeve shirts and brimmed hats for protection. Refreshments will be provided, but please bring water bottles, especially for children.
Volunteers are asked to meet at the Girl Scout Cabin property located at 119 Highland Avenue, near Leary Street in Eastchester, between 12 and 3pm. Street parking is available on Tuckahoe Avenue, Leary Street, Barbara Place or Howell Place.
About the Junior League of Central Westchester (JLCW)
The Junior League of Central Westchester (JLCW) is an organization of women committed to promoting volunteerism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. Headquartered at historic Wayside Cottage, the JLCW has served the communities of Eastchester, Greenburgh, Scarsdale and White Plains for over 65 years. Our approximately 250 active and sustaining members are accomplished collaborators who identify community needs and develop effective and responsive programs to serve those needs. The JLCW invites women of all races, religions and national origins who are committed to volunteerism to become a member. (Additional Information at www.jlcentralwestchester.org )
Please call 914.723.6130 or email JLCW@verizon.net, if you have questions.
The Junior League of Central Westchester (JLCW) is proud to continue celebrating over 65 years of promoting volunteerism, developing the potential of women, and improving our community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.