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Rocklin Community Service Day coming Oct. 23

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Grab your garden gloves and shovel and help spruce up Rocklin’s parks. The third annual Rocklin Community Service Day will be held at 8 a.m. Oct. 23 at various parks. Rocklin residents, local schools, business and service organizations are invited to participate in tree planting and other projects at city parks and other locations throughout the city. Projects and locations include: Johnson-Springview Park (Oak tree planting, bollard staining, acorn collecting) Corral-Alva Park (Tree planting) Gayaldo Park (Tree planting) Sonora Park (Tree planting) Clover Valley Park (Bollard staining) Woodside Park (Bollard staining) Library (Planting) Fairway (Fence painting) Watershed Health – Drain inlet marking (locations to be announced) Watershed Health – Creek and open space litter pick-up (locations to be announced) All volunteers must wear closed-toe shoes and should provide their own work gloves. Other recommended equipment includes safety glasses, shovels, and hard rakes. Be sure to label your equipment. Every individual (adult and child) needs to register for the event. To ensure you are signed up for the project of your preference, register online soon. All online registrations must be received by 5 p.m. Oct. 21, or you can register at check-in Saturday morning. Go to http://www.rocklin.ca.us/government/administrative_services/human_resources/volunteer/community_service_day.asp for more information and to register online. A parent or legal guardian must sign for all minors. The day’s schedule includes check-in and a welcome from Mayor Scott Yuill from 8-8:30 a.m. at the Johnson Springview Park Picnic Pavilion and work parties from 9 a.m. to noon at the various project sites. ~Staff report Community Service Day When: Oct. 23; 8 a.m. Mayor welcome address and check in; 9 a.m. to noon clean up Where: various parks in Rocklin Register: Online by 5 p.m. Oct. 21 at http://www.rocklin.ca.us/government/administrative_services/human_resources/volunteer/community_service_day.asp; or register at check-in Oct. 23