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Earth Day 2014

Earth Day 2014

Register here! Calling all gardeners, painters, and environmentally-conscious residents of Edgewater and Rogers Park!

 

Register Here!

 

Calling all gardeners, painters, and environmentally-conscious residents of Edgewater and Rogers Park! It’s that time of year again- to green and beautify our two communities in celebration of Earth Day.

Given the success of last year’s North Lake Shore Earth Day, Loyola Community Relations will partner with Aldermen Joe Moore and Harry Osterman, Illinois Senator Heather Steans, and State Representative Kelly Cassidy, for a second time to sponsor a series of hands-on projects to clean, green, and enhance public spaces in Edgewater and Rogers Park. Similar to last year’s event, North Lake Shore Earth Day will focus on direct student service engagement with the surrounding community, providing a positive impact on the neighborhoods, and fostering healthy student–neighbor relations.

Loyola’s North Lake Shore Earth Day 2014 event will take place on April 26th from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Students and local residents will partake in hands-on service projects to support green efforts in the 48th and 49thWards. In addition, North Lake Shore Earth Day 2014 will coincide with the City of Chicago’s Clean & Green, which means all hands will be on deck to participate at variety of project sites. Projects will range from light gardening and garden-bed construction to litter-removal and fence-painting!

We extend our thanks to Whole Foods Market [Evanston-South], and KIND Food Company, Inc., who are generously donating healthy snacks for our Earth Day volunteers!

For more information, please contact communityrelations@luc.edu.

When: April 26, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Where: Meet in Damen Student Center

 

Project Descriptions:

Site Activities  Address
Tom Sawyer Project Completion Scraping and painting of  Senn Park Fence. 30-60 ft.  5887 N Ridge Ave, Chicago, IL ‎
 Devon Green Team/ Devon Planter Maintenance  Work with the Devon Green Team to plant and provide general up-keep to the Devon Planters Approximate address: 1245 W Devon Ave, Chicago, IL ‎
Edgewater Gateway Garden:   Edgewater Gateway Garden-Volunteers will prepare the Edgewater Gateway Garden for the Spring planting season.  Approximate address: 5676 North Magnolia Avenue
Berger Park Clean-up Litter Removal and Grounds Up-keep at Berger Park Approximate address: 6231 North Sheridan Road
Swift School Garden/Planting & Fence Painting 5900 N Winthrop Ave, Chicago, IL ‎
Westwood Manor Green House with Let's Go Chicago Greenhouse Planting and gardening at Westwood Manor Senior Home 2424 W Touhy
A Just Harvest: Garden Beds Planting/Up-keep of new garden beds.  7649 N Paulina St, Chicago, Illinois ‎
Alderman Moore Neighborhood Clean-up Neighborhood - wide litter removal 7356 North Greenview Avenue, Chicago IL
Asian Human Services  Building new raised garden  beds.   2838 w Peterson ave
Hello Howard! [Peterson Garden Project] Planting/Up-keep of new garden beds.  Ashland & Rogers intersection
Rogers Park Garden Group: Metra Embankment Garden Renewal/Planting  Metra Embankment Garden Renewal/Planting Greenleaf and Ravenswood Ave. 

 

 

 

 

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