Volunteers from Hellertown and Lower Saucon Township recently participated in a National Day of Service that was held in conjunction with Barack Obama's second inauguration as president of the United States.
Organizer Gloria McVeigh said the volunteers performed a thorough cleaning of Hellertown's Saucon Valley Community Center, which provides daycare for children, after-school activities for teens and hot lunches for local elderly residents.
The National Day of Service activity was hosted by the Hellertown/Lower Saucon Obama Volunteers, McVeigh said.
"(Hellertown and Lower Saucon Township) came together during the campaign and we'll continue to support the President's 2nd term agenda," she added.
Participating in the clean-up were:
- Silvana Ortiz
- My Lien Nguyen
- Khoi Nguyen
- Saroj Sehgel (Saucon Valley)
- Jorge Herrera
- Lane McNeish (Saucon Valley)
- Gloria McVeigh (Saucon Valley)
- Mike McNeish (Saucon Valley)
- Nancy DeVogel (Saucon Valley)
- Dave Willard (Saucon Valley)
- Lynne Hoxie (Saucon Valley) - not pictured