As released by Community Action Commission:

Over 100 Volunteers from Wells Fargo, Community Action Commission, and South Allison Hill to Rejuvenate Heart of the Community Garden during Heart on the Hill Community Day

WHEN: Saturday, September 28, 2013 8:30am–4:00pm


8:30am–2:30pm: Volunteer projects at the garden
Noon: Ribbon cutting with elected officials
Noon–4:00pm: Community festival

WHERE: Heart of the Community Garden 1423 Derry Street
Derry and Kittatinny Streets Harrisburg


Service Projects including:

    • Installing nine 8 foot benches at performance area
    • Installing security lighting
    • Installing four outdoor musical instruments including chimes and drums
    • Constructing new walkways and entrances
    • Removing trash and landscaping entire park
    • Repainting arbor and benches

Community Festival:

    • Community resource tables
    • Children’s activities (i.e. moon bounce, pumpkin painting)
    • DJ and Elks Steppers
    • Performances from local youth organizations
    • Free food and beverages from MashUp Trucks and local vendors

WHO: Rob Teplitz, Pennsylvania State Senator, 15th District; Mike Pries, Dauphin County Commissioner;
Bruce Weber, Harrisburg City Council; Kathy Possinger, Executive Director- Community Action Commission; Kelly Smith, Wells Fargo Central Pennsylvania Community Bank Area President

More than 100 volunteers from Wells Fargo, Community Action Commission and the South Allison Hill community

Tara Leo Auchey

Tara Leo Auchey

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