LAKE LOIS PARK "EARTH DAY" VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY
LACEY, WA, March 29, 2012: Join volunteers and staff from Lacey
Parks & Recreation to pull ivy and restore trails at Lake Lois
Park. The "Earth Day" work party is scheduled for Sunday, April 22,
from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The park is located at 6020 7th Ave SE,
Lacey. Volunteers may park at the rear of the Safeway store, 6200
Pacific Ave SE in Lacey, near the loading dock.
Individuals, families, and groups are welcome (volunteers under the
age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult). To encourage teen
participation, Alpine Experience, an outdoor equipment store located in
dowtown Olympia, has challenged each high school in Thurston County.
The high school with the most volunteers will earn $500 for their
Associated Student Body (ASB). Additionally, each student that
registers by April 16, 2012, and volunteers on Earth Day will receive a
free t-shirt at the event!
All volunteers should bring a water bottle and wear
weather-appropriate outdoor clothing, work gloves, sturdy shoes or
boots, and rain gear if necessary. Bring rakes and pruning tools too—if
Please visit the City of Lacey website at
www.ci.lacey.wa.us/parks-volunteer to access the Earth Day 2012 High
School Challenge Registration Form for groups, and the Waiver Form for
individuals. For additional information, please call the Lacey Parks
and Recreation Department at (360) 491-0857.
- Lori Flemm, Parks and Recreation Director; (360) 491-0857; firstname.lastname@example.org