Join the Nats for Green-Up Day

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The Washington Nationals Dream Foundation is teaming up with the Earth Conservation Corps for the second annual Nats Green-Up Day this Friday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at three locations near Nationals Park.

More than 100 volunteers from the Nationals front office, Alion Science & Technology and various military branches and federal agencies have pledged their involved in the day’s events at events including:

  • Matthew Henson Center, 2000 Half Street, SW
  • 1st and Q Streets, SW and surrounding blocks
  • 3rd and I Streets, SW at the park adjacent to the library

Nationals pitcher Tyler Clippard* will also be on-site at the Henson Center from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. assisting with various tasks ranging from planting rain gardens to mulching and weeding around the property.

If you choose to participate, you’ll go home with some goodies. They include: a commemorative Green-Up t-shirt, as well as two tickets to Sunday’s Dream Foundation Day at Nationals Park to watch the Nats face the Phillies at 1:35 p.m. Participants will also be recognized for their hard work during a pre-game ceremony.

Orientation for Green-Up day starts bright and early at 8 a.m. at the Matthew Henson Center.

*Players subject to change

Rachel moved to DC in the fall of 2005 to study Journalism and Music at American University. When she’s not keeping up with the latest Major League Baseball news, she works on making music as an accomplished singer-songwriter and was even a featured performer/speaker at TEDxDupont Circle in 2012. Rachel has also contributed to The Washington Examiner and MASN Sports’ Nationals Buzz as a guest blogger. See why she loves DC. E-Mail:

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