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ecoPreserve volunteers plant, paint, and play at the Primrose Center

Written by: Ashley Schnetzer
Volunteers from the ecoPreserve team have joined in community service activities, working with Hands On Orlando. A recent event brought ecoPreserve team members Nate Boyd, Camille Mekwinski, Ashley Schnetzer, and Oscar Vargas to the Primrose Center along with Nicole Maharaj of Hands On Orlando.
Replanting flower beds
After the replanting: from left — Nicole (Hands On Orlando) and ecoPreserve team members Ashley and Camille

The cornhole game pictured above was set up for enjoyment by several Primrose Center clients – persons with mental and/or physical disabilities. The volunteers also repainted a picnic table and replanted flower beds.

Painting a picnic table: from left — Ashley, Nicole, Oscar, and Nate. Also participating was Camille (not pictured)

Hands On Orlando promotes community service in Central Florida, helping volunteers achieve maximum impact for their service, finding and meeting needs when and where they occur. Since 1999, tens of thousands of volunteers have enabled hundreds of nonprofit partners to accomplish service projects at little or no cost.

Individuals and organizations of all types bring extra sunlight into the region, improving lives in many ways. ecoPreserve, LLC is pleased and grateful to participate in that work.

Hands On Orlando
Primrose Center  

Each day, the Primrose Center provides professional education and support to adults with developmental disabilities. The non-profit’s programs and services reach more than 300 people each day.

People with disabilities find answers for real quality of life issues are found there, assisting as they achieve greater independence and enjoy . Working hand in hand with the individuals they serve, the center staff removes barriers and provides opportunities for personal growth and expression.