Peacebuilder Club, the Rotary Club of Zanesville, celebrated their first-ever Good Neighbor Day

on October 3, 2020. Good Neighbor Day was created to partner with the community of Zanesville to beautify the neighborhood through a fun community event. The Rotary Club of Zanesville collaborated with the Noon Rotary Club and the Bethel Community Center, an organization that assists vulnerable populations in the area, to help organize and facilitate the event.  Through the input of local neighbors and community members, a list of needs and goals were established for the Good Neighbor Day event. The 33

volunteers with the collaboration of 9 organizations completed the following good neighbor deeds:

mowed lawns and collected trimming

  • mowed lawns and collected trimming
  • planted 14 trees
  • trimmed trees and vines
  • repaired and cleaned gardens
  • repaired 2 park benches
  • stained picnic tables
  • cleaned graffiti
  • connected with neighbors
  • picked up litter
  • collected recycling
  • cleaned gutters
  • repaired fences
  • placed numbers on homes
  • gained laughter and fellowship within the community.

All activities were done outdoorrs with proper social distancing protocols. Volunteers worked with their families, used hand sanitizer, and wore face masks to protect themselves and the community.

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