Chicago Bridge’s Community Engagement Project 2012
The Bethel Terrace Senior Community Garden
*Supported by Bethel Terrace Senior Apartments, Greater Englewood Garden Association, Nicholson Technology Academy and the Chicago Bridge.
Intergenerational Community Garden Club Launch PartyCome play in dirt with us to celebrate Older Americans Month. Bethel Terrace Senior Apartments has worked diligently to open an intergenerational community garden. The Chicago Bridge is partnering to assist in the success of this project by volunteering during the Garden Launch Party and in future initiatives. Please share this invitation with your colleagues, friends & neighbors. Click here for the May 19th Bethel Terrace Community Garden Party Launch flyer.
Those Who Attend Can Expect: 1. Experience working directly on an intergenerational project with your fellow Chicago Bridge members, the seniors of Bethel Terrace and the Englewood Community. 2. Actively participate in the launch of a community garden by planting seedlings, prepping, and designing the garden’s look. 3. Learn more about community gardens and their benefits 4. For the graduating students and job hunters out there, this is a great opportunity to boost your resume with intergenerational program and direct work experience.
Saturday, May 19th
*Rain out date June 2nd
Bethel Terrace 900 W. 63rd Parkway Chicago IL 60621
RSVP: Lauren Kessler at firstname.lastname@example.org
Transportation: For CTA take the Green line to Halsted stop. Northside city of Chicago area car pool available, if interested contact email@example.com
**Thanks to Melissa Wall for sharing the photo used in this post
This is the first initiative of the Chicago Bridge’s Intergenerational Community Garden Group. Stay tuned for more about this special interest group.