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In the Spotlight

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Service-Learning


Thank you to the 14 volunteers who spent their Saturday morning removing scotch broom from Clover Park’s Natural Resources Laboratory and Research Park at Flett Creek. Our fabulous Eco Club members were a great source of information about the invasive scotch broom that the volunteers removed in order to prevent them from overtaking the endangered Garry Oak trees, Camas flowers, and Chocolate Lilies that call CPTC’s Oak Savannah home. So far this year, 227 Clover Park volunteers have contributed 713 hours of service working with organizations such as Project Homeless Connect, Tacoma Rescue Mission, Habitat for Humanity, and Northwest Harvest. You are all amazing!


Join the Peer Mentors for their next service project service project:
Mother Earth Farm in Puyallup
Saturday, June 2nd, 2012
9:00-2:00

Students will have the opportunity to help ready the garden for summer planting and learn about organic gardening and community need.


Want to get more involved in Service-Learning? Consider taking SVL 101: Service-Learning this summer! You can gain experience in your field and make valuable contacts while learning about poverty in the Lakewood/Tacoma area! Note: This 3 credit course requires a minimum of 20 hours of service to your local community related to your career path.





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