The Oberlin Review

Cross Country and Track & Field Teams Work at Community Service Site

Cross Country and Track & Field Teams Work at Community Service Site

September 20, 2019

The mens’ and womens’ Cross Country and Track and Field teams volunteered at various Oberlin and Lorain County establishments on their Day of Service last Sunday. A group of 76 athletes and five coaches helped workers at the Oberlin Heritage Center, Family Promise of Lorain County, Kendal at Oberlin, Prairie of Western Reserve Conservancy, Oberlin Community Services, and the Legion Field Community Garden complete various site-specific tasks throughout the day. This event was the Cross Country...

Day of Service Benefits Kendal Community

Kate Pilacky, Associate Field Director, Western Reserve Land Conservancy

September 25, 2015

To the Editors: Western Reserve Land Conservancy would like to thank the Bonner Center for Service and Learning and the wonderful group of students who once again worked diligently on the Day of Service. The hardworking students cleared invasive plants and trees on two wooded areas, transforming them to lovely wooded garden areas for folks of all ages to enjoy. These groups of students join a tradition of past Day of Service participants that have made a transforming effect on the two areas — one on campus and one in the community. Residents at Kendal at Oberlin, as well as staff, volunteers from Western Reserve Land Conservancy and past Day of Service students, have worked for several years clearing an area and...

WRLC Thanks Day of Service Volunteers

Kate Pilacky, Western Reserve Land Conservancy

September 12, 2014

To the Editors: I’d like to thank Oberlin College Grounds Department, the Bonner Center for Service and Learning and the dozen or so freshmen and supervisor students for the hard work and tools they provided to transform the wooded park area behind Kahn Hall on the Day of Service during Labor Day weekend. Over the past four or five years, students have worked with the Western Reserve Land Conservancy and other community neighbors battling the invasive buckthorn, planting trees and native wildflowers and turning the wooded area behind Kahn into an arboretum. Come and see for yourself how nice the area is coming along! Late summer and fall are the nicest time to experience this wooded natural area owned by the...

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