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Star Spangled Service Day - On Bicentennial of War of 1812, CSX, City Year and Under Armour Transform Francis Scott Key School

Saturday, April 28, 2012

Star Spangled Service Day - On Bicentennial of War of 1812, CSX, City Year and Under Armour Transform Francis Scott Key School00:24 EDT Saturday, April 28, 2012 (Business Wire) -- CSX Corporation (NYSE:CSX): What:   For the fifth time in four years, CSX Corporation and City Year will join forces for a large-scale day of service in Baltimore, this time transforming the Francis Scott Key School. Nearly 100 volunteers from CSX, City Year and the Locust Point Civic Association will be joined by 25 volunteers from Under Armour to paint murals inside and outside the school, build outdoor trash can holders and flower beds, mulch the playground, repair benches and plant 65 trees on the school grounds and in neighboring Latrobe Park. Volunteers from the National Aquarium will plant 35 trees funded by CSX at Fort McHenry as part of the War of 1812 Anniversary. For more information on this and other CSX service events, go to http://www.beyondourrails.org/map.   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: 8:00 am – 12:00 noon Saturday, April 28, 2012   Where: Francis Scott Key School 1425 E Fort Ave Baltimore, Maryland 21230   Why: On the Bicentennial of the War of 1812, which inspired “The Star Spangled Banner,” the school named after the anthem's composer, is benefitting from a much-needed facelift. Located minutes down the road from Fort McHenry, Francis Scott Key School works to ensure that students have the attitudes, skill and proficiencies needed to succeed in college and in the 21st century global workforce.   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. For CSX CorporationEric Hartsock, 443-858-4437ehartsock@exit10.com