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Environmental Officer: Laurie McGriff, President
This committee is responsible for planning, organizing, and identifying funding for the beautification, usage, and improvements of Hamner Park. This committee also coordinates all Arley Women's Club activities related to recycling, litter control, PALS and Earth Day.
Co-Chairs: Ann Atkinson &
This committee has established a Recycling Program in Arley. The program is currently open to AWC Members and their families, Town of Arley employees, and council members. Also, local churches, businesses, and the Meek Schools. The Recycling materials are collected at the former Arley Water Works location on Helicon Road.
Since 2018, 71 tons have been collected!
Couples Welcome to help!
Members volunteer to receive recyclables on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month from 9:00 am to 11:00 am.
Co-Chairs: Laura Ulz &
The Hamner Park Committee will continue to team with the Town of Arley and community resources. This committee is responsible for planning, organizing, and identifying funding for the beautification, outdoor education, usage, and improvements of Hamner Park.
Many improvements have been made since the club has undertaken this project – numerous plantings, structures, a walking trail, playground, pickleball and the new pavilion. Hand-crafted picnic tables were created in cooperation with an Eagle Scout project.
The committee teams with community resources to help with planning and implementing projects.
And, during the year special events in the park are hosted by AWC, including The Arley Day Festival, Earth Day Outdoor Classroom, Movies in the Park, Trunk or Treat, and Dog Daze of Arley - all community focused events!
Chairperson: Gwen Blackburn
The AWC has two Adopt-A-Mile areas in Arley. One mile is on Highway 41 as you come into Arley from Addison. The second mile is on Melville Road off Highway 41. AWC volunteers pick up trash on these roadways and in Arley proper. On the first Tuesday of the month at 9:00, October through May, volunteers meet in the Arley Library parking lot for a two-hour clean-up. Protective vests, trash bags and grabbers are provided.
Chairperson: Sandy Baldwin
AWC is a member of PALS (People Against a Littered State). The Coordinator keeps AWC members informed of PALS events and organizes the yearly Arley clean up week. All AWC members can be volunteers.
Chairperson: Belinda Rahal &
Combining education with nature in Hamner Park...working hand in hand with teachers and administrators, the Women’s Club hosts an Outdoor Classroom experience for 3rd and 4th grade Meek students on Earth Day. Recent themes have included recycling
projects, hydroponic “Chia” pets, Smith Lake watershed exhibit, and wildflower appreciation. The students create a ‘take home’ project and refreshments are served. This committee plans the crafts and gathers the necessary materials to host the various stations, and provides refreshments. 70-80 Students will participate each year.