OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

Oregon State alumni set to clean up Corvallis this Saturday

05/13/2009

Oregon State University alumni are set to participate in a multi-city OSU day of service Saturday, May 16. It is a day for Beavers to get together and get busy helping as they share in the community service spirit of Beaver Nation.

Alumni, students and friends of OSU will work together in six cities – Portland, Seattle, Bend, Corvallis, San Jose and San Francisco – during what will become an annual OSU Alumni Association day of service. The long-term goal is to grow the event each year.

In Corvallis, the Trillium Children’s Farm Home is hosting the event.

A number of projects will take place during the cleanup event, located at 4455 N.E. Hwy. 20 in Corvallis. In the community garden, volunteers will build wooden raised vegetable beds, tear out and rebuild counter slats for the greenhouse area, and plant vegetable beds. In the therapeutic horse area, volunteers will replace wire fencing, move hay bales, fix supports and generally maintain the area.

Participants should be 18 years or older, although high-school aged volunteers can participate if accompanied by an adult. Volunteers should wear work clothing and sturdy shoes and bring gloves.

To pre-register, call 541-737-2351 or go to www.osualum.com.