Rotarians participate in park cleanup

About 10 Rotary Club of Mercer Island members pulled ivy and blackberries during a two-hour cleanup gathering at Rotary Park on Nov. 19. The city parks staff provided gloves, tools, water and snacks for the volunteers. Pictured are: back row, from left, Pat Turner, Edie Warner, Mike Finn, John Hamer, Jordan Fischer (city staff), Rick Newell, Sally Dorer (Mercer Island High School student), John Howe and Vyvienne Stumbles; front, kneeling, Jenny McCloskey and Bob Ellis. Not pictured: Brad Judy and Terry Lee. Photo courtesy of John Hamer