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Spindle City Corp hard at work with Lowell Parks Conservation Trust

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Date: August 4, 2009
Contact: Phil Lupsiewicz, 978-275-1705

WHO: Spindle City Corps (SCC) youth participants and Lowell Parks & Conservation Trust (LPCT)

WHAT: The youth members of the SCC, a summer program of Community Teamwork, Incorporated (CTI) and Lowell National Historical Park (LNHP), are undertaking a trail conservation and access project at the West Meadow Road Property of the Lowell Parks & Conservation Trust. This project will manage access to the site and enhance public access and enjoyment at this Land Trust property.

WHEN:  Thursday, August 6, 2009, from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm

WHERE:   West Meadow Road Property of the Lowell Parks & Conservation Trust. The trailhead is at the cul-de-sac at the end of Lauren Way. Call on arrival.

CONTACTS: On arrival contact:
Brian Cutler of Lowell Parks & Conservation Trust, cell: 518-577-5122

Lara Hooper of Lowell National Historical Park, cell: 978-726-9735

INTERVIEWS/PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES:  The SCC and LPCT crew members and managers will be engaged in this trail project and available for photos and interviews during this time.

Did You Know?

Industrial Canyon, Lowell, MA

Protests came to Lowell in the mid-1830s. Mill management...twice reduced the take-home pay of women workers. Faced with growing inventories and falling prices, owners believed the only way to sustain profits was to cut labor costs. The mill workers were not willing to accept this logic.