Olga Marshall passed away a few months ago. She was a fixture of Gerritsen Beach anyone who have lived here knew her, if not by name, by sight, seeing her plant gardens around the bus shelters or taking in lost animals as her own). She worked with GB Cares to better the neighborhood.
Saturday, May 29, 2010 between 10:00am – 2:00pm there will be a cleanup and planting in the garden at Gerritsen Ave & Everett Avenue in memory of Olga Marshall.
Volunteers needed to help Clean Up and Plant flowers
in memory of Olga Marshall.
HELP for 5 minutes or 5 hours!
Bring your family & friends to help clean up and plant flowers to be appreciated by the community.
This project will start by cleaning up and planting flowers in
the gardens Olga created on Gerritsen Avenue by Everett Avenue.
We will plant a tree in her memory.
Depending on the numbers of volunteers we will expand to the other gardens she created and the tree pits along Gerritsen Avenue.
This event is coordinated by Gerritsen Beach Cares, Inc (718) 648-3745
and the family of Olga Marshall