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Replanting Garfield Park

Stephanie Johnson joins dozens of other employees from Davita’s Tacoma corporate business office performing one of their “Village Service Days”, in this case clearing ivy and blackberry vines from Garfield Park and planting conifer trees. The volunteer work was organized by the public-private effort called Green Tacoma Partnership. “It’s not just free labor. We get community buy-in and education, ” said organizer Kory Kramer, South Sound Green Cities Project Manager of Cascade Land Conservancy.