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City Council Honors Young Volunteer Gardeners

San Marin students receive proclamation from mayor.

Back in September, San Marin High School student volunteers created a native plant garden at Miwok Park in Novato. They worked with other volunteers from the Novato Streetscape Coalition to create a beautiful garden for the entire community to enjoy.

Recently the students were recognized by the Novato City Council at a council meeting. Mayor Pat Eklund read a proclamation for Outstanding Volunteer Service and students Gabriella Skarka and Isaiah Minor represented the more than 20 students who have participated in the Miwok Park program.

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Tina McMillan February 24, 2013 at 12:41 AM
What a great project. The community service requirements at the High Schools make a real difference in the lives of the people and places they help. Thank you students from San Marin High School!
Eleanor Sluis February 24, 2013 at 01:38 AM
Yes, and thanks to the City Council for honoring them and to the Novato Streetscape commission for supporting San Marin in their endeavor. Such a positive event for the residents of Novato. I applaud you.
Sylvia Barry February 24, 2013 at 05:11 PM
Thanks to San Marin science teacher, Dr. Michelle Lafevre-Bernt, aka Dr. L-B, for leading the students on this project. San Marin high science students and Dr. L-B have since been back to Miwok Park for clean up work after the initial installation of the garden; which is another important part of the project.
Maggie February 25, 2013 at 10:32 PM
Please visit www.novatostreetscape.org to get involved in keeping it green in Novato!

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