READY TO HELP—Above, the volunteers gather for a group picture before starting the third annual Community Service Day on May 5 at Chumash Park. During the city-sponsored event, volunteers took part in a variety of light clean-up, repair and service projects around town. Above, Agoura Hills resident Clare Brendon, 10, of Girl Scout Troop 7006 sorts food donation during the service day. Photos by RICHARD GILLARD/Acorn Newspapers
THE BRUSH OFF—Left, 12-year-old Hailey and her father, Phil Thompson, both of Agoura Hills, paint a fence at Old Agoura Park during Community Service Day.
DOWN BY THE CREEK—In a separate event, Big Sunday volunteers help clean up Medea Creek in Oak Park. Almost 300 volunteers chipped in to participate in the annual rite. Founded in 2009, Big Sunday has more than 50,000 volunteers participating each year in hundreds of neighborhood improvement projects around Southern California. Courtesy photo