Please join City Year Baton Rouge for our annual Opening Day Celebration and Back to Service Event on Friday, September 12, 2014! Opening Day is City Year's official service kick-off and civic debut, the literal and symoblic beginning to a new year of service to students and to the Baton Rouge community. Our 64 AmeriCorps members will be sworn into service officially, and then complete a service project alongside students, corporate sponsors, and community volunteers like you! 

Friday, September 12, 2014
Melrose Elementary School (1348 Valcour Drive, Baton Rouge, LA)

7:30 AM Registration and Breakfast

8:00 AM Kick-Off and Service

11:00 AM Lunch

Service Projects Include:

  • Refurbishing the school’s planter beds and planting herbs and vegetables
  • Refurbishing outdoor picnic tables that serve as tutoring spaces for students
  • Building new benches for the learning gardens, bus drop-off area, and playground
  • Creative projects for the learning gardens including a mural and a Peace Pole
  • Mulching existing playground areas and general campus beautification
  • Leading and supervising additional student-friendly service projects

For more information on Opening Day, please contact Grace Andrews.

We look forward to seeing you there!