Horticulture Club Enriches VFW Post Near Main Campus

Published 10.14.2015

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Members of the student organization install plants at the VFW post.Beautifying Post 844 are (front row, from left) Bower; Seth W. Strickland, Telford; Matthew D. Schaeffer, Oley; Justin M. Rinehimer, Mountain Top; Tiffany E. Griffie, Newville; Todd A. Grace, Alburtis; and Ryan Rousseau, Pipersville; and (back row, from left) Zachary M. Meling, Hawley; Robert A. Burger, Millersburg; Edward T. Sanders III and Christopher J. Kent, Bloomsburg; and Elliot C. Redding, Aspers. Not pictured is Kyle M. Richardson, Hopewell, N.J., who left before the photo was taken. Kent is a landscape/horticulture technology: plant production emphasis student; the rest are enrolled in the major's landscape emphasis.Spreading mulch for a professional, well-tended lookPenn College's Horticulture Club performed a community service project at Howard W. Kahler Post 844, Veterans of Foreign Wars, on Tuesday. The post supplied the plants and mulch, and a dozen club members ā€“ accompanied by horticulture instructor Carl J. Bower Jr. ā€“ did the rest. "Once again, Iā€™m proud of our students for taking the time to share their talents," Bower said. "The VFW building needed a facelift and this did it. Hopefully, this can instill in students the importance of what we do and how it can make such a difference in the community." The post is at 1260 W. Third St., near the western end of the college's main campus.
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