volunteers van horn
Image by Martha Gioumousis

Beautification Brigade volunteers and staff plant flowers at Van Horn Park.

volunteers business planting
Image by Martha Gioumousis

Beautification Brigade volunteers plant containers on Business Planting Day.

volunteers Commons
Image by Martha Gioumousis

Student volunteers on the Commons


Community Beautification Trainings

  • Thursday, March 26, 2020, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Monday, March 30, 2020, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Beautification Brigade takes care of public flower plantings in Ithaca. Have fun, learn gardening techniques, and help keep Ithaca gorgeous.  No experience required. Free dinner provided at the trainings. FREE and open to anyone who wishes to volunteer with the program. Contact Martha Gioumousis at mg10@cornell.edu, or call (607) 272-2292 for more information. 

Download a Beautification application here.



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Martha Gioumousis
Community Beautification Program Manager
(607) 272-2292 ext. 123


CCE-Tompkins Education Center
615 Willow Avenue
Ithaca, NY 14850-3555

Last updated January 29, 2020