If you want to make this summer time a happy, productive time, Gold Coast Neighbors Association invites you to volunteer for the “Pitch In For The Parks” initiative of the Chicago Parks Foundation. From June through October, the Parks Foundation is organizing teams of volunteers to help keep Chicago’s parks clean.
The Beautification Committee of GCNA has created its own team, headed by GCNA Board Member Amy Lardner, which will focus on removing the trash from the southern end of Lincoln Park that mars the beauty of one of Chicago’s most popular and best loved parks.
What are the dates and times when Team GCNA will meet?
- June 18, 9 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
- July 16, 9 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
- August 20, 9 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
- September 17, 9 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
- October 15, 9 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
What if I am unable to join Team GCNA for all five dates? You can sign up for individual dates when you are available.
Where will Team GCNA meet? At the Intersection of Dearborn Parkway at North Avenue, on the north side of the sidewalk.
Do I have to be a GCNA member to join the team? All that is required to be a team member is a desire to support and conserve Lincoln Park.
Who is the leader of the Team GCNA? GCNA Board Member Amy Lardner is the captain and will meet team members on each of the five clean-up dates and times listed above.
Will team members need to bring supplies? The Chicago Parks Foundation will supply the gloves, plastic bags, and hand sanitizers that are needed. Team members do not need to bring any supplies.
How can I best prepare to be a team member?
Wear long pants and closed-toe shores and bring sun protection, bug protection, a face mask, and a a reusable water bottle.
What will team members be doing? They will be picking up the trash that mars the beauty of Lincoln Park.
How do I sign up for Team GCNA? Just click the link below.
PIFTP @ South End of Lincoln Park w/ Team Gold Coast Neighbors Association - Pitch In for the Parks | Chicago Parks Foundation
We hope you will join our team to ensure that Pitch-In-For-The-Parks time is the best time of summer for Lincoln Park.