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25-50 Volunteers Expected for National Public Lands Day Event in Franklin Township

Portage Park District will host volunteers at Towner's Woods Park on Sept. 24

Published: September 19, 2016 2:23 PM

Franklin Township, OH – On Saturday, Sept. 24, volunteers around the nation, including 25-50 at Towner’s Woods Park will visit their favorite parks, beaches, wildlife preserves, or forests and chip in to help improve these treasured places – and to celebrate National Public Lands Day, the largest volunteer day for public lands in our country.


National Public Lands Day (NPLD) brings together volunteers from coast to coast to improve and restore the lands and facilities that Americans use for recreation, education, exercise and just plain enjoyment. Last year, more than 200,000 Americans participated at more than 2,500 sites in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C.


WHO: Portage Park District


WHAT: Towner’s Woods Park Improvement-Volunteers will collect trash, trim and remove brush from trails, prepare the park for the 40th Anniversary Celebration on Oct. 8, 2016


WHEN: Saturday, September 24, 2016 9:00AM-1:00PM, Lunch for Participants 12:30-1:00PM

Show up Ready to Work!


WHAT TO BRING: water bottle, bug spray; wear long pants/long sleeves, socks, closed toe boots & hat


WHERE: Towner’s Woods 2264 Ravenna, Rd. Kent, OH 44240 Franklin Township Park and meet in parking lot


CONTACT: Rory Locke rlocke@portageparkdistrict.org, 330-297-7728, www.portageparkdistrict.org


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