Volunteers needed after Happy Hill Cemetery hit by storm

The Happy Hill Cemetery was hit hard by severe weather last week.

Volunteers needed after Happy Hill Cemetery hit by storm
May 19
12:00 2016

Photo by Todd Luck


Happy Hill Cemetery Friends invites volunteers to help clean up the historic Happy Hill Cemetery, on Saturday, May 21 at 9:30 a.m at the corner of Willow and Pitts streets in Happy Hill. Help is also needed on May 28, The group has been working for years to restore the historic cemetery, located in the city’s oldest black community, which was hit hard in last week’s severe weather and is now littered with downed branches and trees.

Volunteers are encouraged to bring yard tools and chainsaws, etc. and wear sturdy shoes and gloves.

This is part of the group’s regular cleanup efforts that take place every second and fourth Saturday morning.

For more information, contact  Maurice Pitts-Johnson at 336-815-8417.

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