Chevron, American Heart Association To Install Teaching Garden At Boys & Girls Club Of Southeast Louisiana’s Covington Clubhouse
COVINGTON, LA – During October, Chevron employees are volunteering at a number of community service events in support of local nonprofits including the Boys & Girls Club of Southeast Louisiana.
Chevron and the American Heart Association are teaming up during the HumanKind Campaign to assist Boys & Girls Club of Southeast Louisiana’s Covington Clubhouse through the installation of a Fall Teaching Garden on Thursday, Oct. 5, at the Covington Club, 919 N. Columbia St., from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Volunteers will interact with local children and help them construct planters and plant crops. The event will take place as a part of the Covington Clubhouse’s implementation of Chevron and American Heart Association’s Teaching Garden Program.
The initiative was recently recognized by Boys & Girls Club of Southeast Louisiana’s area council as Program of the Year in the healthy lifestyles category.
Chevron reps said they are committed to contributing to the communities in which it works financially and through volunteer programs like the HumanKind Campaign.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeast Louisiana is a United Way of Southeast Louisiana partner program. Club services youth in Orleans, Jefferson and St. Tammany Parishes through its four Club facilities: NFL YET Club in New Orleans; West Bank Club in Gretna; Slidell Club in Slidell and Covington Club in Covington.
Club programs consist of sports, fitness and recreation; arts; health and life skills; character and leadership development; and education and career development.
Club hours are afterschool Monday – Friday until 6:30 p.m. and all day long during the summer camp programs.