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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About Colleen Arnold, PhD

Psychotherapist, Mother and Writer, not necessarily in that order.
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