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CSX, City Year Bring Together 150 Volunteers for Warren/Holyfield Boys & Girls Club

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

CSX, City Year Bring Together 150 Volunteers for Warren/Holyfield Boys & Girls Club11:23 EST Tuesday, February 28, 2012 (Business Wire) -- CSX Corporation (NYSE:CSX):     What: About 150 volunteers from CSX Corporation and City Year will mulch; refurbish the wooden staircase and border; replace swings and the baseball backstop, and clear brush throughout the entire property. They will paint the gymnasium bleachers, graphics on the blacktop and several murals throughout the building; and they will build mural benches, cubbies and bookshelves. This event will mark the fourth Atlanta CSX and City Year service day in four years. For more information on these events, go to http://www.beyondourrails.org/map. The service day comes in the middle of a three-day, large scale Public Safety and Environment conference that provides training for 150 CSX Public Safety and Environment workers and contractors to support best safety practices, ethical conduct and teamwork.   Who: CSX Corporation, based in Jacksonville, Fla., is one of the nation's leading transportation companies, connecting customers to ports, distribution centers and markets across the eastern United States. Through grass-roots volunteerism and focused corporate giving, CSX is committed to supporting the communities where it operates. City Year's mission is to build democracy through citizen service, civic leadership and social entrepreneurship. It is through service that we can demonstrate the power and idealism of young people, engage citizens to benefit the common good, and develop young leaders of the next generation. City Year is a nonprofit AmeriCorps national service organization.   When: Tuesday, February 28, 2012 from 8:00 am – 3:00 pm   Where: Warren/Holyfield Boys & Girls Club 790 Berne Street Atlanta, Georgia 30316   Why: Founded in 1941, Warren/Holyfield Boys & Girls Club provides a safe, positive and engaging environment for programs that prepare and inspire neighborhood youth to achieve Great Futures. It is one of 25 Clubs that is part of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta, a Charity Navigator Four Star (top rating) Charity.   How: CSX is proud to be a National Leadership Sponsor of City Year, including the signature “Safe Kids Play Day” program. City Year unites young people of all backgrounds for a year of full-time service, giving them skills and opportunities to change the world, make a difference in the lives of children and transform schools and neighborhoods throughout the United States.   CSX CorporationEric Hartsock, 443-858-4437ehartsock@exit10.com