Wed, 06/09/2010 (All day)
On Saturday June 9, a seven member team from the corporate office participated in the 2007 Seattle Works Day. Seattle Works is a non profit group that attempts to get working professionals in their 20’s and 30’s actively involved in the community through volunteer work, leadership trainings, and connecting with other community minded 20 and 30 something’s to learn about issues affecting the Seattle area.
The project this year was to help clear ivy at the Kobe Terrace Park located in the International District. The team’s efforts will make it possible for the parks department to build a pathway for the senior citizens who live in the neighborhood to enjoy the amenities of the park which include a 200 year old Yukimidoro stone lantern given by the people of Seattle’s sister city Kobe, Japan. Though it rained almost the entire time, the team consisting of Leighton Ebert, Liz Jones, Nick Vermeer, Maria Papasedero, Erika Matson, Meghan Bartholomew, and Luke Sohn worked tremendously hard despite the wet conditions.
For more information about Seattle Works visit www.seattleworks.org