Grand Slam Volunteers!

Keep Akron Beautiful teamed up with volunteers coordinated by the BVU: Center for Non Profit Excellence to do a little renovating for the Akron Racers at Firestone Stadium on July 24th. With the help of the Community Pride Trailer and a few yards of mulch provided by the City of Akron, volunteers were able to get some serious work done!
11780049_930842356981100_65927247872237741_oVolunteers trimmed the bushes and trees in front of the stadium…
IMG_0774IMG_0773weed whacked some overgrown islands in the parking lots (with a smile, we might add!)…
IMG_0770and added some mulch to those freshly trimmed beds!
IMG_0771Inside the stadium, volunteers became regular Pablo Picassos, giving the railing some fresh paint! But first, the railing needed to be sanded down…
IMG_0780See the big contrast!?
IMG_0779It wasn’t just the railing that got painted. In the stands, volunteers teamed up to re-stencil all the lettering on the stairs.

These volunteers did an amazing job! You can see the results of their hard work the next time you stop out for a Racers home game!

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