1,000 volunteers beautify Redlands sites – Redlands Daily Facts

Volunteers rolled out to help beautify Redlands on Saturday May 7, as part of the 13th Community Service Day.

More than 1,000 volunteers were expected, 10 times the number of participants at the first event at Sylvan Park in 2009.

  • Rotary Club volunteer Ron Helbron works installing cable fencing during Community Service Day at Gateway Ranch in Redlands on Saturday, May 7, 2022. (Photo by Milka Soko, Contributing Photographer)

  • Redlands Conservancy Ambassadors volunteer Mason Einhorn installs wire fence...

    Volunteer Mason Einhorn of Redlands Conservancy Ambassadors installs cable fencing during Community Service Day at Gateway Ranch in Redlands on Saturday, May 7, 2022. (Photo by Milka Soko, Contributing Photographer)

  • Reflection of volunteers working to stabilize the banks of the upper...

    Reflection of volunteers working to stabilize the banks of Upper Pond by placing rocks at Ford Park during Community Service Day in Redlands on Saturday, May 7, 2022. (Photo by Milka Soko, Contributing Photographer)

  • Rotary Club volunteer Allan Griesewer works to install cables...

    Rotary Club volunteer Allan Griesewer works installing wired fences during Community Service Day at Gateway Ranch in Redlands on Saturday, May 7, 2022. (Photo by Milka Soko, Contributing Photographer)

  • Volunteers Ryan Miller and Bruno Gil help stabilize the...

    Volunteers Ryan Miller and Bruno Gil help stabilize the banks of Upper Pond by placing rocks at Ford Park during Community Service Day in Redlands on Saturday, May 7, 2022. (Photo by Milka Soko, Contributing Photographer)

  • Volunteers Michele Einhorn and her husband Mason of Redlands Conservancy Ambassadors...

    Volunteers Michele Einhorn and her husband Mason of Redlands Conservancy Ambassadors work installing cable fencing during Community Service Day at Gateway Ranch in Redlands on Saturday, May 7, 2022. (Photo by Milka Soko, Contributing Photographer)

  • Volunteer Kiera Jensen, 11, helps fill the wheelbarrow to stabilize...

    Volunteer Kiera Jensen, 11, helps fill the wheelbarrow to stabilize the banks of the upper pond by placing rocks at Ford Park during Community Service Day in Redlands on Saturday May 7, 2022. (Photo by Milka Soko, collaborating photographer)

  • Rotary Club volunteer Ron Helbron pinches the cable...

    Rotary Club volunteer Ron Helbron hugs the wire fence during Community Service Day at Gateway Ranch in Redlands on Saturday, May 7, 2022. (Photo by Contributing Photographer Milka Soko)

  • Volunteers Erik Barrett and Nancy Walker work to stabilize the...

    Volunteers Erik Barrett and Nancy Walker work to stabilize the banks of the Upper Pond by placing stones in Ford Park Community Service Day during Community Service Day in Redlands on Saturday May 7, 2022. (Photo by Milka Soko, collaborating photographer)

  • City of Redlands Department of Facilities and Community Services Zach LaBonte...

    City of Redlands Department of Facilities and Community Services Zach LaBonte installs cable fencing during Community Service Day at Gateway Ranch in Redlands on Saturday, May 7, 2022. (Photo by Milka Soko, Contributing Photographer)

  • Volunteers work to stabilize the banks of the upper pond in...

    Volunteers work to stabilize the banks of the Upper Pond by placing stones in Ford Park Community Service Day during Community Service Day in Redlands on Saturday May 7, 2022. (Photo by Milka Soko, Contributing Photographer)

  • Volunteers Ron Helbron of the Rotary Club and Mason Einhorn of...

    Volunteers Ron Helbron of the Rotary Club and Mason Einhorn of the Redlands Conservancy Ambassadors work to install cable fencing during Community Service Day at Gateway Ranch in Redlands on Saturday, May 7, 2022. (Photo by Milka Soko, Contributing Photographer )

  • Volunteers work to stabilize the banks of the upper pond in...

    Volunteers work to stabilize the banks of the Upper Pond by placing stones in Ford Park Community Service Day during Community Service Day in Redlands on Saturday May 7, 2022. (Photo by Milka Soko, Contributing Photographer)

  • Redlands Conservancy Ambassadors volunteer Mason Einhorn installs wire fence...

    Redlands Conservancy Ambassadors volunteer Mason Einhorn installs cable fencing during Community Service Day at Gateway Ranch in Redlands on Saturday, May 7, 2022. (Photo by Milka Soko, Contributing Photographer)

  • Volunteer Sister Aly Woodbury of the Church of Jesus Christ...

    Volunteer Sister Aly Woodbury of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints places rocks to stabilize the banks of Ford Park Upper Pond during Community Service Day in Redlands on Saturday, May 7, 2022. (Photo by Milka Soko, collaborating photographer)

  • Rotary Club volunteers Jerry Mihld and Ron Helbron work...

    Rotary Club volunteers Jerry Mihld and Ron Helbron work installing cable fencing during Community Service Day at Gateway Ranch in Redlands on Saturday, May 7, 2022. (Photo by Milka Soko, Contributing Photographer)

Projects this year included stabilizing pond banks at Ford Park, installing fencing at Gateway Ranch, painting fencing at Redlands Sports Park, and landscaping work at Heritage Park and along State Street.

The event is organized by the Redlands Service Club Council, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the city.

Lunch was provided by the Kiwanis Club of Redlands and entertainment by DaBand Rocks.