UPDATE: As a result of the predicted storms on Saturday April 5th, the National Park Service along with SCA have made the decision to postpone this day of service. This event has been RESCHEDULED to Saturday, April 19th. Volunteers who have already registered do not need to sign up again for the new date. This page will remain open for new registrations. SCA thanks you for your understanding.
Join the Student Conservation Association and American Eagle Outfitters to help restore one of New Orleans historical landmarks! On April 19th dozens of volunteers will be pitching in to restore and protect Chalmette National Cemetery as part of the HeART This City nationwide tour.
Join us. Bring friends. You don't want to miss this.
WHEN: Saturday April 19th 10:00am - 4:00pm
WHERE: Chalmette National Cemetery, 8606 West St. Bernard Hwy, Chalmette, LA 70043. Enter the park and continue down Chalm National Cemetery Rd to the visitor center. Park rangers will be on site to assist you with finding a parking spot and direct you to the registration check-in.
WHAT: Transforming a New Orleans landmark! Volunteers will work to clean and refurbish Chalmette National Cemetery and its 16,000 gravestones.
BRING WITH YOU: Wear long pants and sturdy shoes that you don’t mind getting dirty. All project materials will be provided.
PROVIDED: SCA will provide breakfast and lunch for volunteers as well as a limited-edition "HeART This City" t-shirt and water bottle. At the event you can register for the chance to win a trip to one of the other service projects SCA will be hosting throughout the country!
10:00 am – 10:30 am: Registration, Breakfast, and Kick-Off Remarks
10:30 am – 1:00 pm: Get to Work! Transforming Chalmette National Cemetery
1:00 pm – 1:45 pm: Lunch
1:45 pm - 4:00 pm: Project Continues...
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm: Celebrate Success, Photos, and Wrap-Up!
QUESTIONS: Contact Lauren Sinnott at firstname.lastname@example.org or 708.536.0871
The Student Conservation Association (SCA) is America’s conservation corps. Our members protect and restore national parks, marine sanctuaries, cultural landmarks and community green spaces in all 50 states.
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