On Friday, June 3rd, 2016 employees from Accenture spent the day with Montgomery County OIC and the Norristown Project a day of service in Norristown. Inside the OIC, a dozen employees hosted a workshop called Skills to Succeed. Skills to Succeed was a free workshop for Montgomery County residents who were looking to gain valuable skills needed to land their ideal job. The Skills to Succeed workshop was the first time the organizations partnered on the event and will be a recurring event. The entire event was made possible by United Way.

The Norristown Project partnered with an additional 27 volunteers to clean Scagg Cottman Park and plant flowers at Ebenezer Methodist Church and Montgomery County OIC. Below is a recap of the outdoor cleanup and beautification project. The volunteers worked hard through the rain and heat to make the community beautiful.

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Volunteers braving the rain to plant flowers at Ebenezer Methodist Church

 

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Volunteers pulling weeds off the fence at Scagg Cottman Park
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Volunteers also participated in an indoor painting project for the new community room at the OIC
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Employees from Accenture preparing the vegetable boxes for the community garden
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Pulling weeds and preparing the ground for flowers
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After: Flowers, mulch and hanging plants placed at the church
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6 full bags of trash collected at Scagg Cottman Park
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Kids from OIC’s before/after school program planted vegetables in the garden
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Completed beautification project on the Spruce Street wall at the OIC building!

 

For the complete album, visit Montgomery County OIC’s Flickr page or like the Norristown Project on Facebook. If you would like to help the Norristown Project continue beautification projects in the community, join our email list below or send a donation to The Norristown Project, 1101 Arch Street, 2nd Floor, Norristown, PA 19401.

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Photos: Accenture Day of Service in Norristown

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