Fall Day of Service Announced for Oct. 26


NORTH ADAMS, MASS. - Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA), the North Adams Chamber of Commerce and the City of North Adams announce that a "Day of Service - Fall Edition" will take place on Saturday, Oct. 26, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hillside Cemetery on Route 2 in North Adams.

For more than 20 years, MCLA and the local community have come together to clean up and improve the community. The scope and type of projects have evolved over the years, and the number of people participating has increased significantly over the years as come out for the day to make North Adams a better place to live.

This year, the focus will continue on the Hillside Cemetery Restoration Project.

The Hillside Cemetery Restoration Project is a large and long-term effort. With the ongoing work of local resident Roger Eurbin, with the support of Mayor Richard Alcombright and the City of North Adams, this project will continue. ~Last year, MCLA students and local volunteers cleared brush and cataloged stones. ~This year, the cataloging will continue, along with some basic stone cleaning and maintenance.

The community is invited to join in this effort. Work will begin at 10 a.m. and continue until 2 p.m. Volunteers should free to stop by for whatever time they may have to help, or to chat with Eurbin about the project.

For more information contact Spencer Moser, or 413-662-5251, or contact Eurbin, 413-398-5067.