Volunteers pitched in to help the pack clean up Hembree Springs and Elkins Pointe recently.
Friday, November 23, 2012
The grounds of Hembree Springs Elementary School received a facelift on Saturday, Nov. 10. About 35 children and 20 adults from Cub Scout Pack 985 donated more than 120 work hours and 60 bales of pine-straw to the beautification project. Along with adult helpers, siblings, and friends the Cub Scouts, made up of students from Hembree Springs ES, spent their Saturday morning cleaning, weeding, trimming, and spreading pine-straw on the grounds of Hembree Springs Elementary School. Their effort was coordinated with the Elkins Point Middle School Dad's Club beautification project. Between Hembree Springs ES and Elkins Point MS several 30-gallon bags of trash were also collected. The primary area of focus for the Hembree Springs beautification…
Coordinated efforts between the city, local non-profits and the Boy and Girl Scouts of America are responsible for this massive undertaking.
More than 2,500 trees will be planted throughout North Fulton during the week of Georgia's Arbor Day, Feb. 17. Dubbed "Trees Across Roswell," the joined effort is a partnership between the Roswell Rotary Club, the Chattahoochee Nature Center, the city of Roswel the Boy Scouts of America and Girl Scouts of America. "A considerable amount of effort and coordination has gone into the planning," Theo Keyserling of the Roswell Rotary. The festivities begin with a kick off event at the Chattahoochee Nature Center at 6 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17, featuring several local and state leaders. Organizers predict around 350 children will pick up the 2,500 seedlings purchased by Roswell Rotary with instructions and maps of the Roswell area indicating where…