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Sat, Oct 07

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George West

Gussettville Clean Up Day

We need volunteers, supplies and prayers for a successful work day on October 7, 2023. Please sign up if you plan to attend and let us know which supplies you're able to bring! You can RSVP using this form, commenting on the Facebook post or emailing gussettvillecemetery@gmail.com.

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Time & Location

Oct 07, 2023, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

George West, George West, TX 78022, USA

About the event

1. Prayers for a productive and safe work day. Perhaps lead the Rosary in church before we begin work that morning (8 am). 

2. Clean the church (please bring cleaning supplies). 

3. Check status of mouse/rat traps (glue traps were set in March but likely need to be replaced). 

4. Trim trees and underbrush (need chainsaws, trimmers, pruning seal, utility vehicles to haul tree limbs). 

5. Remove the large dead oak tree near the Gallagher Tomb (need heavy equipment or lots of chainsaw chains). 

6. Repair the top rail of the perimeter chain link fence in two locations, and set a new corner post or straighten existing one. 

7. Paint the metal corner, brace, and line posts in the new perimeter fences along the east and south boundary of the cemetery. Ospho, paint and wire brushes will be provided. Please bring paint mitts. 

8. Spray brush and weed killer along perimeter fence lines (need ATV and sprayer). 

9. Mark headstones that are in greatest need of re-leveling with flagging tape (tape will be provided). 

10. Spray pre- and/or post-emergent herbicide for grass burrs. 

11. Paint wood entry columns and pediment at the Lewis Monument entry.

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