Two Winchester students were among the 150 volunteers who participated in the Providence College's 22nd annual Urban Action program.
- COUNT US IN
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
The following Winchester residents were among 150 students in Providence College's Class of 2016 who spent their first days of college participating in the College's 22nd annual Urban Action program in August: • Jenna DiTullio • Lauren Pedulla The freshmen, along with 25 upperclassmen leaders, volunteered at an historic park in Providence, and at sites in Kent and Newport counties in Rhode Island. In Providence at Neutaconkanut Hill Park, students painted rails, built a kiosk, prepped a meadow for an upcoming Philharmonic concert, and spread wood chips on multiple trails. In Middletown, they cleaned up walking trails and coastal areas at Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge. In East Greenwich, at Pat's Pastured Farm, students cleared …
Help showcase people who are doing great things in your community with our new feature, Count Us In.
Your neighbor who volunteers at the library, your child’s bus driver and the Little League coach in your community may not seem to have much in common at first glance. But Patch’s new initiative, Count Us In, aspires to bring together all Good Samaritans by highlighting residents who are exemplary at making your community a more positive place. Find the outstanding parents in the Winchester Schools, the daily volunteer at the Jenks Center or a resident who has been a leader with community projects. Partnering with Harvard Pilgrim Health Care (HPHC), Count Us In aims to illustrate HPHC's values. They believe that “amazing things happen when people work together”, and that is why we want to share stories about just that. If you know someone …