ELK GROVE - Approximately 600 volunteers from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints converged on 15 Cosumnes Community Services District (CSD) parks in Elk Grove on Saturday, May 7, to provide of variety of maintenance services.
As part of the Mormon Church’s Helping Hands Day, the volunteers pruned, weeded, planted and painted to help prepare some of the CSD’s most heavily used parks for the busy summer season.
“We’re extremely appreciative of the church’s efforts,” said Bob Roessler, Cosumnes CSD Parks & Recreation administrator. “The impact of having so many volunteers committing their focused energies to our facilities is tremendous, and we and area residents benefit greatly from that generosity.”
The volunteer maintenance efforts included pruning and weeding at Gage, Hrepich, Beeman, Smedberg, Admundson, Perry, Jones, Fales, Del Meyer, Fallbrook, Karamanos and Feickert Parks; repairing and installing lake edge and dog park cobbl