Pinehurst and San Sebastian Cemeteries Cleanup Day 2023
Come join us for the 2023 Fall Pinehurst and San Sebastian Cemeteries Restoration Day on Saturday, October 14th, from 8 am - 12 noon.
It will be a wonderful community event where we honor those who came before us by cleaning up around the individual graves and cleaning headstones in two of the oldest African American cemeteries in Florida.
What to expect:
☆ We will be cleaning up around the individual graves.
☆ We will be cleaning headstones with a special solution.
☆ We will be weeding, removing storm debris, and cutting overgrown vegetation.
☆ Family-friendly event
☆ If possible, please bring gloves, gardening tools such as clippers, cutters, weed trimmers, rakes, etc.
☆ If you are a student in need of volunteer hours, please bring any forms we need to sign or let us know what you need from us.
☆ After the event all volunteers are invited to a community bbq with great southern cooking and more provided by members and friends of the West Augustine Improvement Association.
About the West Augustine Improvement Association: WAIA is a small non-profit organization run by volunteers. We are dedicated to helping out in the community, and maintaining + restoring the historic cemeteries is one of our main priorities.
If you'd like to get involved in other ways or donate food, supplies, etc. to the event, contact us via messenger, email email@example.com or call Willie Cooper, Sr. At 904-347-0187. Stay tuned for more details to come.
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