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9th Annual Community Clean Up at Gambrel Recreation Center

On the calm, cool morning of April 16th, The Frankford Chargers and Gambrel recreation center played a role in the 9th annual community park clean up. The outcome was fantastic! Equipment was supplied and every participant was a volunteer ready to work. What a great way to give back!

The event was sponsored by community officials and the equipment supplied was given to the recreation center to keep for years to come.

Beginning at 9:00 am lasting until 1:00 pm productivity was displayed at its finest. Trash was collected from all sections of the park, benches and poles were painted, and weeds and grass was cut.

This was the first year that mister Gambrel himself has not been present to oversee the job but his spirit was felt all around.

Last year’s citywide stats displayed in total, there were 723 participant sites, which coincided with 14,460 volunteers. 836,100 pounds of trash was collected, and 107,580 pounds of material was recycled. The status of this year’s turnout has not yet been announced however, the neighborhoods are hoping that progress was made!

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  2. Hey Santi, this is Shelly, your Mom’s Shelly. Even tho I’m way down here in South Carolina. I keep a watch on what’s happening in Frankford. I am very proud of you and your pursuit as Author. I love and miss all of you. Hope all is well with Mrs. Frannie. I also made a comment when your grandpop Mr. Al was Veteran of the month. I will be watching. Love You!!

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