BOX ELDER COUNTY - September 8, 2021
Saturday, September 11, has been designated as the National Day of Service and many service projects are scheduled across the country to remember those who lost their lives on 9/11.
In Box Elder County, however, that day of giving service has been moved to September 18, so as not to conflict with the annual Peach Days celebration.
On that Saturday, a host of events are planned in all areas of the county, so there is a project that will suit any service desires. Here are a few that are planned (* denotes those within the Bear River Valley):
Acts Six Soup Kitchen: 10 a.m., clean cooler, wash walls Alice Young Intermediate School: 9-11 a.m., remove weeds *Bear River City Cemetery: 8 a.m.-noon, clean up, paint crosses *Bear River City: 8 a.m.-noon, refinish “Welcome” signs *Bear River City: 8 a.m.-1, repaint old town hall *Bear River HS Natatorium: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., wash windows, weed Brigham City Cemetery: 8 a.m.-noon, plant trees Box Elder Community Garden: 8: a.m.-noon, clean up gardens, add compost
*Alice Harris Intermediate School: 9-11 a.m., clean up weeds Box Elder Fine Arts Center: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., clean carpets Box Elder Food Pantry: (Sept. 17) 11-12:30, 12:30-2 p.m., deep clean Box Elder Family Support Center: 9 a.m., scrape and paint outside Box Elder Life Skills Center: 8 a.m., saw pallets, weed Corinne: 9 a.m.-noon, clean up several areas around city *Elwood: 10 a.m., litter pick up *Fielding Elementary: 8-10 a.m., clean debris, gravel *Hansen Park (Elwood): 8-11 a.m., clean up dead wood Heritage Theater (Perry): 9-11 a.m., yard work, inside cleaning Mantua Reservoir Trail: 8 a.m., clean trail around reservoir *North Park Elementary: 8-10 a.m., clean up suckers and branches Park Valley Pioneer Cemetery: 11 a.m.-5 p.m, markers for graves Perry: 9 a.m., paint over graffiti under freeway overpass *Riverside Cemetery: 10 a.m.-noon, clean and weed *Tremonton New Trail Head: 8-11 a.m., lay sod, clean trail Willard: 9 a.m.-noon, plant trees at baseball park, clean Nature Park Willard Bay State Park: 9 a.m.- noon, clean debris, weed whack
Please note that gloves, rakes, shovels, wheelbarrows and hoes should be brought by participants. In most cases, cleaning supplies will be provided.
For more details on each project or for other opportunities to serve in your community, go to justserve.org and search under your zip code.