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Friends of Wissahickon Hosting Service Day

The Friends of the Wissahickon will host a park clean up day in Honor of Martin Luther King Day.

Students from Springside Chestnut Hill Academy and the Student Conservation Association teamed up last year on MLK Day of the Service to work in the Wissahickon.
Students from Springside Chestnut Hill Academy and the Student Conservation Association teamed up last year on MLK Day of the Service to work in the Wissahickon.
The following is a press release from the Friends of the Wissahickon.

Join the Friends of the Wissahickon (FOW) on Martin Luther King Day of Service on Monday, January 20, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Volunteers will meet at Historic RittenhouseTown to remove debris on and around the Lincoln Drive Trail.

Registration

To register, contact FOW Volunteer Coordinator Eric Falk at falk@fow.org. Registration is not required but is recommended in order to be notified in case of any changes due to weather.  Workdays will be cancelled in the event of heavy rain or snow. Visit FOW's Facebook page or http://fow.org/volunteering/upcoming-workdays for updates. Volunteers are encouraged to bike, hike, or carpool to work days.

About Friends of the Wissahickon

The Friends of the Wissahickon, founded in 1924, is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving theWissahickon Valley. FOW works in partnership with Philadelphia Parks and Recreation to restore historical structures throughout the park, eliminate invasive plant species, monitor watershed management issues, and restore trails throughout the Wissahickon Valley Park with its Sustainable Trails Initiative. Follow FOW onFacebook and Twitter. For more information or to become a member, visit www.fow.org.

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