Chevron, American Heart Association Volunteers Plant Teaching Garden At Boys And Girls Club’s Covington Clubhouse

Chevron and American Heart Association volunteers team up during Chevron’s HumanKind Campaign to assist in painting a mural for Boys & Girls Club of Southeast Louisiana’s Covington Clubhouse. The event is part of the Covington Clubhouse’s implementation of Chevron and American Heart Association’s Teaching Garden Program.

COVINGTON, LA – Chevron and the American Heart Association teamed 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.

         Volunteers interacted with local children and helped them construct planters and plant crops. The event was a part of the Covington Clubhouse’s implementation of Chevron and American Heart Association’s Teaching Garden Program. 

         The initiative was recently recognized by the Boys & Girls Club of Southeast Louisiana’s area council as Program of the Year in the healthy lifestyles category.

         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, and 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. 

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Chevron volunteer Hunter Berch helps Londyn Jones and Caleb Dugue lay fresh dirt and plant crops as part of the Covington Clubhouse’s implementation of a fall Teaching Garden program. The program was recently recognized by the Boys & Girls Club of Southeast Louisiana’s area council as Program of the Year in the healthy lifestyles category.

 

Chevron and American Heart Association volunteers, along with local children from the Boys & Girls Club of Southeast Louisiana’s Covington Clubhouse, plant crops at the Covington Clubhouse’s Teaching Garden as a part of Chevron’s Humankind campaign.

 

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