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16th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

“Everybody can be great … because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. On Monday, January 16th, Athens […]

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Volunteer Impact at ALT

By: Dave Chamberlin, VISTA Volunteer Coordinator After starting as a volunteer myself in the summer of 2015 I’ve had an interesting 9 months of helping others get involved with the variety of opportunities that we have at Athens Land Trust.  Whether someone is asking about volunteer opportunities through a posting I made to a website, […]

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ALT Observes 9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance

Service and Remembrance activities took place all over the country on Monday, September 12th for the 2016 September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance. Here at Athens Land Trust, VISTA and FoodCorps members rolled up their sleeves and joined together to work at the West Broad Market Garden and make a difference in the community.

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Mayors Recognize Volunteers at Joint Proclamation

Athens Mayor Nancy Denson and Winterville Mayor Dodd Ferrelle recently presented a joint proclamation as part of the 2016 Mayor and County Recognition Day for National Service at an event hosted by the Classic City Rotary Club of Athens.

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St. Joe’s Scores a Touchdown for ALT

Volunteers from St. Joe’s Prep School in Philadelphia, PA visited the Williams Farm to help us prepare the farm and learn a little bit about what we do at ALT. After lunch, we walked over to Five Acre Woods in the neighboring lot and cleared invasive plant species including wisteria, Chinese privet, and English ivy. […]

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Volunteers Prep the Farmers Market

This past Saturday the West Broad Market Garden hosted a fabulous volunteer day to help us prepare for our upcoming farmers market on May 2nd. Volunteers from the Society of Environmental Engineers, the UGA Habitat for Humanity and the UGA Horticulture all helped to make this a truly productive day!

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Day of Service Slideshow

Anne Yarbrough Photography Mike Lord/Barrelman Productions Carlton Davis/Many T 360 Photography MLK Day of Service Steering Committee Members Produced by Kimberly Davis

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