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Cemetery Cleanup for the dead
« on: October 23, 2017, 10:55:13 AM »
Rob Walshe let me know that there will be another cemetery cleanup this year on Dec 9th at 9AM.  These usually don't last but a couple of hours.  The cemetery is not far from CedarLight and in the Hamilton area.  `

 It's an old abandoned cemetery a few blocks south of the grove at 3821 Forrester Ave, Baltimore MD 21206.  It was a private cemetery used by the farming families that owned the land back in the 19th and early 20th century.  The local community gets together about once a year to clean it up and CedarLight has helped out in this in the past a number of times.

The months of November (Samhain) and December (Yule) both have all kinds of associations to the dead and are thus quite an appropriate time to be doing a little service for them. 

Please let me know who might be interested so I can coordinate. 
Thanks!
Caryn
« Last Edit: October 24, 2017, 08:33:44 PM by carynml »
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Re: Cemetery Cleanup for the dead
« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2017, 02:55:07 PM »
Hi Everyone,
Eric G is taking the lead on this as Will and I will be attending a memorial service on Saturday.
Don'd forget to bring a pair of work gloves and maybe a rake or a small pair of pruners.

Caryn
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Re: Cemetery Cleanup for the dead
« Reply #2 on: December 13, 2017, 01:52:36 PM »
Sorry I wasn't at the Grove last Sunday. I did go to the cemetery cleanup on Saturday though. It only took an hour with the other volunteers from the community. A good experience and everyone was friendly and well organized! I'd definitely do it again, schedule permitting.

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Re: Cemetery Cleanup for the dead
« Reply #3 on: December 18, 2017, 07:25:55 PM »
Hail Eric for representing CedarLight in the cleanup.  Rob came up to the grove that Sunday to say hi and thank us for participating.
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Re: Cemetery Cleanup for the dead
« Reply #4 on: December 26, 2017, 11:12:04 AM »
I'm sorry we had to bug out due to the snow. Hopefully we will be able to come out next time. Hail to Eric for being brave!
Erin go bragh!

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Re: Cemetery Cleanup for the dead
« Reply #5 on: February 06, 2018, 11:19:42 AM »
Maybe we can do a SPRING cleanup?
As new growth starts...

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Re: Cemetery Cleanup for the dead
« Reply #6 on: February 06, 2018, 11:21:21 AM »
I'd be interested schedule permitting.