Helping hands - Day of Caring participants

August 20, 1999

Teams from 15 local businesses and agencies will participate in the 1999 Day of Caring on Wednesday, Sept. 1.

-- Allegheny Power: Sorting of food for Food Resources reclamation center.

-- Callas Contractors: Construction of shelving units and canopy for entrance doorway to Girl Scouts center; replacement of broken sidewalk on Hillcrest Street for United Way of Washington County.

-- Citicorp: Stocking and copying of articles for Alzheimer's Association's lending library.

-- Columbia Gas: Cleanup of historic town cemetery in Hancock for Interstate Service Coalition.

-- First Data: General cleanup duties both inside and outside Catholic Charities; cleanup and landscaping work outside the Community Action Council's transitional home; and cleaning the attic of Community Action Council building.

-- Fujicolor: General landscaping duties outside Girls Inc. and assorted renovation chores at that facility.

-- Girl Scouts: Collection of school supplies for Eastern Elementary School.

-- Hagerstown Exchange Club: Distribution of "Pathways" brochure for Alzheimer's Association and Hospice brochures throughout Washington County; distribution of REACH Inc. brochures and fliers to area medical offices.


-- Interstate Service Coalition: Sponsorship/host of 55 Alive Safe Driving Course.

-- Manpower Temporary Services: Software training for six American Red Cross staff members.

-- Maryland Job Services: Aid in delivering Meals on Wheels for Community Action Council; interior and exterior cleaning of Hospice building.

-- Review & Herald Publishing: Paint and clean the cold weather shelter and do minor repairs for REACH Inc.

-- Sunrise Rotary: Deliver 50 potted mums to homebound care recipients of Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers.

-- United Parcel Service: General cleanup duties inside "W" House along with painting upstairs bathroom and front porch and window washing.

-- Washington County Hospital Association: Sponsorship/host 55 Alive Safe Driving Course.

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