Monthly Archives: October 2011

Delta Sigma Theta and City of Richmond work to clean up Evergreen

Caught this nice bit about the ongoing cleanup effort from NBC12 yesterday.  Thanks to all the volunteers who came out in the last few weeks from VCU,  VUU, Meadowbrook Ward, DST, and DPW!  With every new volunteer our effort gets … Continue reading

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Joe Morrissey on Evergreen Cemetery Cleanup event

WTVR-6 recently aired an interview with Del. Joe Morrissey about the state of Evergreen Cemetery and the ongoing cleanup effort.  As a programming note, the footage shown is actually of the LDS cleanup from this summer.  I assume he was … Continue reading

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Cleanup October 22

We will be cleaning  at Evergreen Cemetery (Richmond, VA) this coming Saturday, Oct 22, starting at 10 am. Come join us. Weather will be great.  Tools and gloves provided.  Wear work clothes and shoes.  This may be the last work … Continue reading

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A Followup to last week’s bad news

After reporting last week that some large trash (a refrigerator and hot water heater) had been dumped in the cemetery, Volunteer Coordinator John Shuck reports that they have disappeared as quickly and mysteriously as they appeared.  Perhaps the guilty party … Continue reading

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Biggest Cleanup Day yet at Evergreen Cemetery!

Thanks to the combined efforts of VCU, VUU, and members of the Meadowbrook Ward of the LDS Church, nearly 200 volunteers came out Saturday to enjoy some of the great weather and work to clear the cemetery. Everyone worked hard … Continue reading

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Trimming and Spraying!

We have more good news this week!  Thanks to Dann Ladd of John Deere and Morton’s Power Equipment in Fredericksburg, VA, the Evergreen Cemetery Cleanup Crew has a heavy-duty new weed trimmer with brush cutting attachment, and a backpack sprayer.  … Continue reading

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Good News, Bad News

The good news first: John Shuck, die-hard volunteer coordinator at Evergreen Cemetery, visited today to check on the status of vegetation bins.  He happened to meet a city work crew cleaning near Maggie Walker to “make it safe” for another … Continue reading

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