Green Apple Day of Service on Sept. 30th

Park Forest Elementary receives the Green Ribbon Schools Award

Park Forest Elementary receives the Green Ribbon Schools Award

What:  Park Forest Elementary schoolyard clean-up and planting!  The full event includes a congratulatory assembly, student-led tour of the school’s sustainability initiatives, and Fox Hill Gardens is sponsoring a planting demonstration and donation of native plants that students will help to install during the school-yard clean-up.  Take it outside!

Why:  The school is celebrating its sustainability accolades, including the U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools, Energy Star, and President’s Environmental Youth awards.  Organized by the Central Pennsylvania Region U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) as part of the International Green Apple Day of Service.

When:  Friday, September 30th, 2016 @ 9 a.m.

Where:  Park Forest Elementary                                                                      2181 School Drive, State CollegePA 16803

Who’s Invited:  Anyone interested in community service, green schools, and/or learning about landscape planting.  Bring a friend, a trowel, and some gardening gloves if you’ve got them!

More information and registration found here.

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