Brian Crouch, front left, along with a team of fellow volunteers from AmeriCorps and the Ottawa Community Development Corporation mow, weed, and trim trees at the Cuthbert Road home of Lorraine Dowdy. The effort was part of an all-day neighborhood cleanup that was filled with both work and fun.
Mrs. Dowdy, 84, plants a grateful kiss on the cheek of AmeriCorps team leader Aunderay Balfour, photo above, to thank her for the work done in her yard.
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