Volunteers Needed for Cleanup Sites Across Durham
Recent rains from Hurricane Florence have left litter strewn along creeks and roadsides throughout Durham. Residents ready to help protect fish and wildlife from harmful litter while also boosting the appearance of the community are invited to volunteer now for Durham Big Sweep 2018.
Last year’s annual fall cleanup removed more than 30,000 pounds of trash and recyclables that would have otherwise washed downstream into drinking water reservoirs. Volunteers can sign up now at www.durhambigsweep.org to join an existing cleanup or to register a cleanup site with their own group. If volunteers cannot participate on Saturday, October 6, they are encouraged to pick another day in September or October to roll up their sleeves and help clean up Durham.
Good Night and Sweet Dreams
Sleep plays a vital role in good health and well-being throughout your life. Getting enough quality sleep at the right times can help protect your mental health, physical health, quality of life, and safety.
The damage from sleep deficiency can occur in an instant (such as a car crash), or it can harm you over time. For example, ongoing sleep deficiency can raise your risk for some chronic health problems. It also can affect how well you think, react, work, learn, and get along with others.Read more
Hoover Rd residents have started to show unity and a sense of neighborliness in this community. NNO came as a perfect opportunity to bring the community together. We worked closely with Men of Vision to organize Hoover Rd first National Night Out. From planning meetings to the day of the event, we were there to assist. T2 setup popcorn and snow cones tables for the event, which was a huge hit. More than 80 people came out to support the event. T2 achieved a big milestone by bringing this community together at NNO.
Albright Celebrates PAC, Community and a Re-Designed Open Space
Community news submitted by Gwyn Silver, Albright Open Space Re-Design Project Coordinator