"Hands on Wilmington" Project a Big Success

APRIL 22, 2006 -- Saturday was truly a day of coming together in the Wilmington community.

The city's first "Hands on Wilmington" project was held on Saturday.

Many people came together to volunteer, making the hands on project possible.

They worked all around the city doing everything from landscaping, to making repairs and other improvements.

The day wrapped up with a ceremony at Legion Stadium

Mayor Spence Broadhurst commended the community on its efforts.

The event concept was made possible by General Electric and Progress Energy.

Reported by Nicole Ferguson