Wards Corner Now and the entire Wards Community offers its thanks to the Granby High School Future Business Leaders of America. On Saturday, November 20, 2010 they collected over 420lbs of trash during a cleanup event in the business district. See details and pictures below:
What a beautiful Saturday morning. Granby had 3 staff and 9 students participate in Keep Norfolk Beautiful project by picking up litter in the Ward’s Corner Business District. We collected 420 lbs of litter in 3 hours. Students were greeted by Chris Perry, Owner of the Ward’s Corner property and President of Suburban Asset Management. His appreciation was shared with the students and their effort to give back to their community. Participants included: Jim Brown, Simone Davis, Jordan and Jewelia Grover, Baron McLean, Tyronne Tigg, Chrishauntez Moses, Brittany Taylor, Regina Calahan, Mrs. Boogades, Mrs. Lanz, Mrs. Pentinen and her 5 yr. old son, Grant.
Congratulations to Granby High’s Future Business Leaders of America! Leadership by example is the common trait among all great leaders and organizations. Thank you for your commitment to the environment and our community. It is most appreciated.
President, Talbot Park Civic League
Thank you for taking on this huge task. It’s awesome to see young people committed to making Norfolk a better place. Kudos to you all.