Lynwood gets cleanup from Hands On Atlanta volunteers

By Jody Steinberg Bags of bottles, cans and trash and piles of branches and yard waste piled up in front of Lynwood Recreation Center last Saturday as more than 50 volunteers came to spruce up the aging park and recreation center at the heart of one of DeKalb County’s most rapidly changing neighborhoods. Oglethorpe University’s Center for Civic Engagement, Friends of Lynwood Park and Park Pride united to mulch, rake, weed, trim, clean and clear the paths and open spaces of the 17-acre park’s paths, fields and playground on Oct. 2 during a Hands On Atlanta volunteer workday. Including...

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