Thank You Volunteers!

On Saturday, September 8th volunteers, led by Jack Yeakel, gathered at the cemetery to deal with a collapsed portion of the stone wall. A 30 foot section of the wall came down in 2011, toppling into the graveyard. Using wheelbarrows, buckets and elbow grease, the crew moved several tons of debris to an area outside of the graveyard. The salvaged stone will be used for future wall repair. The volunteers also collected fallen branches, pulled weeds and picked up litter. Thank you to all those who braved the heat, your effort made the cemetery safer and cleaner for our up-coming tours. A round of applause for all those involved:

Gina Yeakel Boll

Before…

Amanda Bolli

Matt Marshall

Nick Marshall

Adam Dickstein

Alex Van Haute

Tyler Bush

Bucket brigade

Gina Yeakel

Francie Yeakel

Ronnie Yeakel

Heavy lifting

Jerry Heebner

Jack Yeakel

“what should we do next?”

It’s hot out here!

Making progress

Nice job everyone!

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