Park Cleanup / Workday – Sat. May 2
Thank you to the Palo Cedro Community for stepping up to help clean up the Park today, Saturday, May 2nd. 30+ volunteers gave the front of the park a good Spring Cleaning. Weed eating, mowing, trimming, washing, bark raking and Play area clean up activities kept volunteers busy for 4 hours followed by a pizza park provide by the Park. Here are some pictures of those who helped:
Saturday, May 2nd 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon
- Bring your Masks and other implements of Social Distancing. Get Fresh Air & Exercise!
- We will be working and respecting 6’ minimum from all other workers.
- Bring Tools: Weed eaters/Wheelbarrows/Rakes/Shovels/Riding Lawn Tractors.
- Pick an Area (See Map Below) and Go to Work.
- Refreshments will be provided. Call Park (547.2727) and let us know what area you will take or email email@example.com.
- Park Staff will be there to give directions all day.
Park Workday Tasks
Match Numbers below with map below. (# People)
- Mow and Weed eat front of Park along Cedro Lane – Need Riding Mower/Weed eater (2)
- Playground Corner – Mow Grass/ Rake Bark, Pickup limbs, etc. (4)
- Picnic Pavilion/BBQ Area, Cleanup, Mow Grass, Wash Tables, Fill Squirrel Holes Weed/Cleanup Horseshow Area (2-4)
- North Parking Lot – Mow and Limb Pickup and Pile. Pick up Trash Weed eat along Fence (1-2)
- Wedding Pavilion Area – Mow, Pickup Branches and Litter (2)
- Clear Downed Limbs and Mow Disc Golf Area. Pile in Open Field area. (4)
- Pickup Downed Limbs, Pile in Open Field area. Mow and Cleanup/ Trail Maintenance (2-3)
- Areas 3, 5 & 6. Fill in dog/Squirrel holes with Shovel and Wheelbarrow (2)
- All Areas Trash pickup (2)
- Someone to mow big field (1)
- Foot bridge repair Need Wheelbarrow, Shovel, & Rake (2)
The Park Board has discussed concerns about COVID-19 Coronavirus and have decided that it is in the publics best interest to keep the Park open.
We ask that all visitors follow appropriate health guidelines:
- Wash Hands Regularly
- Maintain Social Distancing
- Avoid Touching Eyes, Nose and Mouth
- Cover your mouth and nose with your bent elbow or tissue when you cough or sneeze. Dispose of tissue immediately
- If you have fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical care early
ENJOY THE PARK
About The Park
The Palo Cedro Community Action Team (PCCAT) is organized for the single purpose of developing and operating a community park that will include recreational facilities such as:
Soccer and baseball fields
Tennis, basketball and bocce ball courts
Kiosks containing historical information about the community
Group Group Picnic and barbecue areas
Event Areas (Private Picnics/Wedding Pavilion/Event Pavilion)
Preservation of natural plants, trees and wetlands
The 18.23 acres set aside for the project is owned by the PCCAT (Palo Cedro Community Action Team, 501 (c)(3) non-profit.
Our vision is to improve our community by the creation and operation of a community park.
The park will improve our community by:
*Providing a community gathering place for picnics, weddings, reunions and parties.
*Providing sporting facilities for team and individual activities for all of our residents.
*Promoting healthy and fun lifestyle opportunities.
*Educating the public about the cultural and natural history of our area.
*Becoming a hub for gatherings and activities for residents of the neighboring towns of Bella Vista, Millville, Oak Run, Whitmore and Round Mountain that do not have park facilities.
*Contributing to the vitality of our community.
*Developing the park in an as environmentally friendly manner as possible.
*Providing these benefits within our own community. Residents must currently travel as far as 10 to fifteen miles to find similar public facilities.
Operating as a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, PCCAT is managed by a Board of Directors made up of local volunteer citizens of Palo Cedro and surrounding areas. Their responsibilities are listed in the PCCAT Bylaws.
In addition to the board of directors, there are sub-committees to focus on critical areas of the project such as:
- Fundraising- leading the efforts in raising money through various activities such as grant requests, parades, holiday events, etc.
- Advertising, Marketing & Communications- getting the word out through community meetings, print ads, flyers, etc.
- Park Construction- grading, clearing, drainage, concrete, fencing and Site Plans.
The Palo Cedro Community Park is located on Cedro Lane between Old 44 Drive and Deschutes Road. Gates are open from dawn to dusk.