September 22, 2009

It's a chain gang!

The Hereford Optimist Club in Monkton, MD was formed in 2001 and every year they have served their community with programs that include Shop with a Cop, Essay and Oratorical Contests, Adopt-a-Highway, Youth Appreciation and the Chain Gang.

Yes, you read that right: the Chain Gang.  According to Optimist members, this is the easiest project to fill with volunteers.  Every week during the school year, for varsity and junior varsity football games, Hereford Optimist Club members serve as the "chain gang" that measure and mark the ten-yard indicator for a first down. 

They claim they have the best seats in the house.  I have to say I agree.  Congratulations to the Hereford Optimist Club Chain Gang. 

Photo by Brendan Cavanaugh.


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