June 29, 2016

Coatesville High School PA771 AFJROTC Cadets once again answered the call for an emergency cleanup and were surprised to meet MOH Recipient SSgt. Leroy Petry in the Grove.

May 20, 2016


Special thanks to the seniors at Renaissance Academy Charter School for their service day in the Grove on Friday. They assisted in a 2nd Inventory of the ground plaques for several states. Great job!

November 11, 2016   Veteran's Day

PECO Gas Operators had a service day with over 50 employees in the Grove.     We thank you!

We are appreciative of all the volunteers who help us in maintaining the Grove

2016 Cleanups

August 27, 2016

Thank you to the Immaculata University First Year Experience service group for their cleanup.


May 14, 2016

Spring Cleanup & Friends 5th Anniversary Celebration

Over 90 volunteers attended and we thank you!

April 16th & 17th 

PA Hogs & Heroes did a quickly needed cleanup of the Grove resulting in 5 trucks of debris being removed from the Grove. We can't thank you enough for your continued support. The Grove looks beautiful.




October 22, 2016

Thank you to the Valley Forge Military Academy Cadets, Renaissance Academy students and volunteers who planted 51 trees in the Grove. Also thank you to Gene Halus, Cory Etchberger and Jerry O'Dell for their leadership and working with the students.

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June 29, 2016

Dillon Augustine began his Senior Project and also met SSgt Leroy Petry. He's weed whacking where needed starting in IOWA.

April 26, 2016

PECO employees volunteered in the Grove and washed the obelisks and trimmed trees. We thank you for assisting us in the Grove yearly.


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7.14.16

The Independence Blue Crew picked up branches, washed obelisks and ground plaques this morning despite the heat and humidity. They did a fantastic job- all 60 of them. Thank you so much. Special thanks to David Turner of David's Drive for bringing two 35 gallon tanks on the back of his truck, filling them and hauling them into the Grove to fill the Blue Crew's buckets! Thank you.

June 17, 2016


Thank you to the Coatesville High School PA771 AFJROTC Cadets for doing an emergency cleanup today in the Grove. Great Job!


November 2016

Devon 50 Scout Kevin inventoried the Pennsylvania and New Jersey ground plaques for his Citizenship in the Community Badge.

9.17.16 Fall Cleanup

We had a great cleanup today. Thank you to the 111th Attack Wing out of Horsham Air Guard Station, PA771 AFJROTC from Coatesville High School, Civil Air Patrol, Squadron 1008 as well the organizations, families & friends who have adopted acres from May until Oct. Scout Pack 73 also did a special cleanup today.
The branches and sticks are gone and dirt has been filled in along the new roadway as well as grass seed planted (fingers crossed). The 111th Attack Wing worked on the drainage along the AOH acre in Honor of the Air Force's Birthday tomorrow.
Thank you April, Ed and David's Drive for being with us every single cleanup. We couldn't do this without your steady support.
The Grove looks beautiful for next week's event.