Hundreds of volunteers to give Lincoln Heights a community makeover

LINCOLN HEIGHTS, Ohio. – Lincoln Heights gets a facelift as hundreds of volunteers help out with six community projects on Thursday. The projects aimed to beautify and improve various public spaces.

500 volunteers are expected to participate in the day-long event, which will focus on different areas of Lincoln Heights.

Here are the six Lincoln Heights locations that the makeover will target:

1. Memorial Field – Playground improvements, new concession stand, entrance improvements, ADA accessibility and more
2. Lincoln Heights Elementary – Interior/exterior renovations, solar power system, STEM resources, broadband access and more
3. Serenity Park and Municipal Building — Renovations of green spaces and playgrounds as well as indoor community spaces
4. St. Monica’s Center — Teenage Room Makeover and Outdoor Recreation Space
5. Lincoln Heights Outreach Inc. — Renovation of clothing store and food pantry; new adult learning space
6. The HealthCare Connection – Lincoln Heights Health Center — Mother’s Room, Interior and Exterior Renovations

Lincoln Heights families can also visit Lincoln Heights Elementary on Thursdays between 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. for a free toy. The toys will be distributed to children up to 12 years old.

The work is part of the annual Community Makeover event organized by The Reds Community Fund and Proctor & Gamble. This year’s Lincoln Heights Project is also hosted by the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and General Electric.

This is the 13th year of Community Makeover, and volunteers have been involved in projects in all three states.

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