70+ Volunteers Make Glassbrook Area an Nicer Place to Live!

Our Cleanup Saw a great turnout of neigbhors, Glassbrook Students and Parents, and big volunteer groups from UC Berkeley, Tennyson High School and Moreau High School !

Enjoy these pictures of the day:

 

VOLUNTEERS LINE UP FOR LITTER GRABBER CHECK OUT

VOLUNTEERS LINE UP FOR LITTER GRABBER CHECK OUT

THIS CREW OF NEIGHBORS MADE PARTS OF TYRRELL, SHEPHERD & MANNON SPARKLE ONCE AGAIN!

THESE CAL & CHABOT STUDENTS DID GREAT WORK IN HARDER ROAD FROM GADING TO SANTA CLARA!

THIS CREW OF TENNYSON HIGH AND UC BEREKELEY STUDENTS DID A GREAT JOB SPRUCING UP HUNTWOOD AVE!

THIS CREW OF TENNYSON HIGH AND UC BEREKELEY STUDENTS DID A GREAT JOB SPRUCING UP HUNTWOOD AVE!

THIS CREW OF GLASSBROOK FAMILIES BEAUTIFIED SCHAFER ROAD!

THIS CREW OF GLASSBROOK FAMILIES BEAUTIFIED SCHAFER ROAD!

AS HE HAS DONE FOR OVER THREE YEARS,  MARK SALINAS & THE KIDS BREAKFAST CLUB PUT ON AN INCREDIBLE BREAKFAST!  AMAZING!

AS HE HAS DONE FOR OVER THREE YEARS, MARK SALINAS & THE KIDS BREAKFAST CLUB PUT ON AN INCREDIBLE BREAKFAST! AMAZING!

THIS CREW OF NEIGHBORS MADE PARTS OF TYRRELL, SHEPHERD AND MANNON SPARKLE AGAIN!  SPECIAL THANKS TO CITY COUNCILMEMBER ELISA MARQUEZ (in green)

THIS CREW OF NEIGHBORS MADE PARTS OF TYRRELL, SHEPHERD AND MANNON SPARKLE AGAIN! SPECIAL THANKS TO CITY COUNCILMEMBER ELISA MARQUEZ (in green)

A GLASSBROOK FAMILY TACKLES SCHAFER ROAD.  THANKS A MILLION!

A GLASSBROOK FAMILY TACKLES SCHAFER ROAD. THANKS A MILLION!

MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR SATURDAY & SUNDAY NOV 15 & 16.  GLASSBROOK SCHOOL, thanks to the excellent work of Principal Jessica Saavedra, is getting a new paint job!  Home Depot and Glidden are donating all the paint and bringing 100 volunteers!  We will postpone our next Glassbrook Neighborhood Cleanup until December.  It’s ALL HANDS ON DECK for this paint job on November 15 ad 16 and we encourage everyone to pitch in for a morning or afternoon of painting.  We need all hands on deck for this important beautification project!

NEXT GLASSBROOK CLEANUP:

SAT DEC 6th, 2014

8:30 am  Breakfast

9:00 am – 11:00 am Cleaning

 

Thanks for all the Great Help!  It Shows!

Greg Galati, Glassbrook Cleanup Volunteer

 

 

 

 

 

 

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63 Volunteers Clean 5 Miles!

We’ve beautified our part of Hayward with over 50 Glassbrook Cleanups in the past 5 years and are still going strong!  Here’s Our First Glassbrook Cleanup of the 2014-15 school year in photos and by the numbers:

Litter Grabber Checkout -- Some of the over 60 parents, students and neighborhood volunteers who showed up to clean!  Thank you for being here for Hayward!

Litter Grabber Checkout — Some of the 63 parents, students and neighborhood volunteers who showed up to clean! Thank you for being here for Hayward!

Families Enjoy a Hearty Breakfast of Scrambled Eggs, and Blueberry Pancakes.  Mark Salinas, Director of the Kids Breakfast Club, cooks up an amazing spread -- and has been doing it for Three Plus Years!  Thank you Mark!

Families Enjoy a Hearty Breakfast of Scrambled Eggs, and Blueberry Pancakes. Mark Salinas, Director of the Kids Breakfast Club, cooks up an amazing spread — and has been doing it for Three Plus Years! Thank you Mark!

SPECIAL THANKS TO MARLENA UHRICK, FOUNDER OF THE KIDS BREAKFAST CLUB AND COUNCILMAN MARK SALINAS, CURRENT TKBC DIRECTOR, FOR THE GREAT SUPPORT OF NUTRITIOUS FOOD EACH MONTH!

HERE IS MARK SALINAS, DIRECTOR OF THE KIDS BREAKFAST CLUB,  with TKBC Founder Marlena Uhrick.  Mark brings students from his college classes (He is a professor at Chabot and CSUEB teaching sociology) every month to cook and clean.  Your Awesome Breakfasts keep volunteers coming back for more!  You are vital to our efforts!  We Sure Appreciate all you do!

These Students (Chabot College, Tennyson High and Mt. Eden represented) did a great job on Harder Road from Gading down to Santa Clara!  It is great to have your help!

These Students (Chabot College, Tennyson High and Mt. Eden represented) did a great job on Harder Road from Gading down to Santa Clara! It is great to have your help!

This crew of Glassbrook Students and Parents did an excellent job on Gading!

This crew of Glassbrook Students and Parents did an excellent job on Gading!

Welcome to New Neighbors Tony Bandermann and kids Braedan and Billy.  They moved into the neighborhood this summer.  Here they are making a clean sweep on Huntwood.....Major Kudos to them....this summer they personally took on Gading when it was pretty trashed and after countless hours, they made it spotless!  Thank you Bandermanns!

Welcome to New Neighbors Tony Bandermann and kids Braedan and Billy. They moved into the neighborhood this summer. Here they are making a clean sweep on Huntwood…..Major Kudos to them….this summer they personally took on Gading when it was pretty trashed and after countless hours, they made it spotless! Thank you Bandermanns!

Special Thanks to Council Member Al Mendall and his son, along with these Moreau High students, who restored Huntwood from Schafer to Harris!  We appreciate your energy and effort.  Things look much better here!

Special Thanks to Council Member Al Mendall and his son, along with these Moreau High students, who restored Huntwood from Schafer to Harris! We appreciate your energy and effort. Things look much better here!

We Thank Maria Fernanda Ruiz (left) and her mom Rosalva Ruiz (third from left) along with Maria Radilla (not pictured).  As members of our leadership team, you do a great job keeping the volunteers organized and handling check-in and check-out!  Thank you for always being here!

We Thank Maria Fernanda Ruiz (left) and her mom Rosalva Ruiz (third from left) along with Maria Radilla (not pictured). As members of our leadership team, you do a great job keeping the volunteers organized and handling check-in and check-out! Thank you for always being here!

All in All we cleaned 5 miles of streets including:

Huntwood from Gading to Harris

Schafer Road

Gading from Harder to Schafer

Patrick

Harder Road from Gading to Santa Clara

Tyrrell and Mannon from Schafer to Shepherd

Special thanks to David Ringo for pulling the weeds from the Railroad Berm along Huntwood — it looks so much better!

PLEASE SAVE SAT OCT 11 — our next Glassbrook Cleanup!

Thanks for Caring About Hayward!

Greg Galati, Glassbrook Cleanup Team Leader and Volunteer

Glassbrook is one of the member teams of the Keep Hayward Clean and Green Task Force!

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START THE SCHOOL YEAR OUT RIGHT: JUMP IN ON OUR NEXT GLASSBROOK CLEANUP SAT. SEPT 13th!

Join us for the first Glassbrook Neighborhood Cleanup of the School Year:

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13th

GLASSBROOK SCHOOL, 975 Schafer Road, Hayward, CA

8:30 am     Pancake Breakfast provided by Mark Salinas and The Kids Breakfast Club

9:00 am -11:00 am    Cleaning our Streets

Hope to See You Then!  Until then, enjoy your summer, and if time permits, clean a little on your street to keep the trash from building up!

 

 

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40 Glassbrook Parents & Students Pitched in for Hayward City-Wide Cleanup Day!

40 Dedicated Glassbrook Parents and Students cleaned our neighborhood streets as part of the wider City of Hayward Cleanup Day, this past Saturday, May 17.  All were treated to a barbecue lunch and special Tshirt or Canvas Bag Thank you Gift from the City.  A Great Deal was accomplished by our families, and things look spotless once again!

Thank you all!

 

Students who have spent the morning cleaning, eagerly await the prize raffle!  This is a highlite of the morning for many!  Special Thanks to Principal Jessica Saavedra for the prizes!

Students who have spent the morning cleaning, eagerly await the prize raffle! This is a highlite of the morning for many! Special Thanks to Principal Jessica Saavedra for the prizes!

Cleanup Co-Leader Rosalva Ruis announces the winning ticket number for a football prize!

Cleanup Co-Leader Rosalva Ruis announces the winning ticket number for a football prize!

 

Special Thanks to the City of Hayward for the barbecue, and the Streets Department for hauling away all the bags and refuse.  And we Greatly Appreciate the help of Mr. Antonio Cervantes, Glassbrook School Administrator, who gave up a Saturday morning to make our event possible!

Please watch for announcements regarding our next cleanup!

 

 

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MAY GLASSBROOK EVENT: MAY 17 IS CITY-WIDE CLEANUP!

The Glassbrook Cleanup Team, for its May 2014 Event, will partner with the City of Hayward City-Wide Spring Cleanup Event Saturday, May 17

Citizens from all over Hayward are cleaning their neighborhoods in the morning and meeting at Weeks Park for a Barbecue and Gift.

As usual, we will gather our Team at Glassbrook School.  Because volunteers will enjoy a free barbecue afterward, we will not have our regularly scheduled Pancake Breakfast.  So be sure to have a hearty breakfast at home before the cleanup.  Here is our Schedule:

9:00 AM  Meet at Glassbrook School for litter grabbers and bags and cleaning our regular streets

11:00 AM Finish up back at Glassbrook and head down to Weeks Park

12 Noon   Barbecue Provided by the City. Volunteers will also receive a thank you gift.

THANKS FOR PITCHING IN & MAKING HAYWARD A NICE PLACE TO LIVE!  SEE YOU THERE!

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90 CAL STATE, CHABOT & GLASSBROOK FAMILY VOLUNTEERS: THANK YOU!

For our April 12, 2104 Glassbrook Cleanup, Sixty Cal State East Bay and Chabot Students joined 30 Glassbrook Family Members as part of the FRESHMAN DAY OF SERVICE at their schools.  With 90 volunteers we had every litter grabber in use and cleaned our largest service area yet:  At Least 6 miles!  Thank you all for your excellent service to Glassbrook Neighborhood!

Enjoy these photos and acknowledgements:

COUNCILMAN MARK SALINAS PUT ON A SUPER BREAKFAST OF SCRAMBLED EGGS AND PANCAKES FOR ALL 90 VOLUNTEERS!  HERE HE IS TALKING WITH STUDENTS FROM CSU EAST BAY AND CHABOT

COUNCILMAN MARK SALINAS PUT ON A SUPER BREAKFAST OF SCRAMBLED EGGS AND PANCAKES FOR ALL 90 VOLUNTEERS! HERE HE IS TALKING WITH STUDENTS FROM CSU EAST BAY AND CHABOT

THIS CREW WORKED TIRELESSLY DIGGING UP WEEDS TO MAKE OUR TREE & MULCH-LINED HUNTWOOD AVENUE LOOK VASTLY IMPROVED!  THANK YOU!

THIS CREW WORKED TIRELESSLY DIGGING UP WEEDS TO MAKE OUR TREE & MULCH-LINED HUNTWOOD AVENUE LOOK VASTLY IMPROVED! THANK YOU!

THESE CAL STATE STUDENTS CLEANED FOR TWO HOURS AND THE HARDER UNDERPASS WAS SPOTLESS -- NO LITTER LEFT!

THESE CAL STATE STUDENTS CLEANED FOR TWO HOURS AND THE HARDER UNDERPASS WAS SPOTLESS — NO LITTER LEFT!

THESE SPIRITED CHABOT FRESHMAN TOOK IN HARDER ROAD FROM GOOD SHEPHERD LUTHERAN CHURCH DOWN TO THE GROCERY OUTLET

THESE SPIRITED CHABOT FRESHMAN TOOK ON HARDER ROAD FROM GOOD SHEPHERD LUTHERAN CHURCH DOWN TO THE GROCERY OUTLET

WE WANT TO GIVE SPECIAL THANKS TO:

THE GLASSBROOK FAMILIES WHO TURNED OUT DURING THEIR SPRING BREAK!

COUNCILMAN MARK SALINAS WHO HAS BEEN PREPARING FOR US THE HEARTIEST AND MOST NUTRITIOUS BREAKFASTS WE COULD EVER HOPE FOR EVERY MONTH FOR THE PAST THREE YEARS!

THE CAL STATE EAST BAY AND CHABOT STUDENTS WHO HELPED US COVER GREAT DISTANCES

PRINCIPAL JESSICA SAAVEDRA WHO DOES AN AMAZING JOB MARKETING OUR EVENTS WITH THE GLASSBROOK COMMUNITY AND GAVE UP HER SATURDAY TO LET US INTO CAMPUS!

THE HAYWARD STREETS DEPARTMENT– ANTHONY YOU DID A GREAT JOB HAULING IT ALL AWAY FOR US!

ROSALVA & MARIA RUIZ, and MARIA RADILLA AND SON CHRISTOPHER WHO HAVE DONE GREAT WORK CHECKING OUT THE GRABBERS AND ORGANIZING THE CLEANUP EACH MONTH!

THANK YOU ALL!

Next Cleanup will be Saturday May 17, which is the Hayward City-Wide Cleanup.  There will be no breakfast that Saturday.  We will meet from 9am-11am at Glassbrook and volunteers can enjoy the City Sponsored Barbecue after the cleanup at 12 noon at Weeks Park!

All the Best,

Greg Galati, Glassbrook Cleanup Coordinator

 

 

 

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SPRING CLEANING ARRIVES: APRIL 12, 2014

Please Help Our Neighborhood with a Good Spring Cleaning:  SATURDAY, APRIL 12, 2014
8:30am  Excellent Pancake Breakfast provided by Councilman Mark Salinas and The Kids Breakfast Club
9:00 am – 11:00 am  Neighborhood Cleanup, Tools Provided!

SPECIAL THANKS TO THE HAYWARD STREETS DEPARTMENT:  Streets Department has done an excellent job of applying the New Illegal Dumping Ordinance:  Landlords at 45 multifamily units have been notified of large furniture piles at their properties, and 29 have taken responsibility for removing the piles of furniture within the required three days.   Sixteen Landlords who did not remove the dumping were billed $1020 each since the city had to provide the removal for them.  Things are looking much better thanks to the Streets Department’s strong enforcement!  Thank you Todd Rullman, Streets Supervisor, and Matt McGrath, Maintenance Department Director!

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