Ferndale School District #502 | 6041 Vista Drive - PO Box 698 | Ferndale WA 98248 | ph. 360-383-9200 | fax 360-383-9201

Custer Elementary Chosen by Comcast for Cares Project

Release Date: April 14, 2011

Comcast has chosen Custer Elementary School for its 10th Annual Comcast Cares Day volunteer project. More than 150 Comcast employees will descend upon Custer School Saturday, April 30, to make improvements and additions around Custer's outdoor spaces.

Projects include:
1. Adding gravel to the playground area and replacing portions of the edging
2. Painting the playshed and replacing basketball nets/hoops
3. Athletic field maintenance/baseball diamond, adding dirt to level
4. Landscaping
5. Maintenance in the parking lot, sweeping, other options
6. Pruning trees
7. Edging
8. Creating raised beds outside of the staff room
9. Pressure washing sidewalks and playshed
10. Repainting various items: US Map, 4 Square Courts, Tetherball Court Markings, Basketball Court

Please consider joining Comcast, Custer Staff and Custer PTO Members by volunteering to work alongside our generous donors. Check in is from 8:30-9:00 a.m. the day of the event. Work will continue throughout the day until 3:30 p.m. Custer School is located at 7660 Custer School Road, Custer, Washington.

Comcast will provide lunch and volunteers are asked to please bring landscaping tools (shovels, rakes, gloves, brooms, etc.) and wheelbarrows.

Custer is proud to be part of a national day of service that will include over 600 projects in 39 states and Washington, D.C., and more than 370,000 hours of community service in one day. This year Comcast is celebrating its 10th Comcast Cares Day and we are pleased to be joining them as they reach this important milestone.

Custer is truly grateful for its partnership with Comcast during Comcast Cares Day, as it draws attention to the needs of the community and encourages others to get involved. Comcast's continued support over the years has helped us better support our local community and offer additional services.

For more information:
Visit http://wacomcast.com/tag/comcast-cares-day/
Walter Neary, Comcast Public Relations Director, Puget Sound,
253-864-4660 Spokane: 509-755-4670
x44660, Walter_Neary@cable.comcast.com
Kellie Larrabee, Custer Elementary School Principal, 360.383.9500
Tammy Bengen, FSD Public Information Officer, 383.9207