A wine and cheese benefit for the Western Avenue Greenway Project is scheduled for 6 to 9 p.m. June 23 at 1306 W. Moss Ave. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at the door and at various neighborhood businesses.
The Greenway Project started in 1985 to enhance both sides of Western Avenue with landscaping. The area runs from Main Street along Western Avenue to Calendar Avenue. It is privately owned and maintained by a group of citizens.
The Greenway Project was devised to enhance the neighborhood by buying abandoned houses, demolishing them and landscaping the properties.
Recently a group of more than 30 Caterpillar volunteers from global purchasing helped with an intense workday on the Greenway Project. Cat volunteers perform various tasks each summer.
Volunteers are welcomed for a workday starting at 9 a.m. the fourth Thursday of each month on the property.