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CSX and City Year Join Forces to Support Cabbagetown, Reynoldstown

Submitted by: CSX Corporation

Categories: Volunteerism, Corporate Social Responsibility

Posted: Oct 12, 2007 – 12:09 PM EST


More Than 100 Volunteers Expected For Service Day

Oct. 12 /CSRwire/ - ATLANTA, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Approximately 50 CSX employees, 50 community members and eight City Year corps members will complete more than 430 total hours of community service at Lang Carson Community Center and Krog Street Tunnel entrance tomorrow, Saturday, Oct. 13. The participants in the service event will participate in the following activities:

* Landscaping the Cabbagetown and Reynoldstown sides of the Krog Street Tunnel entrance

* Brightening Lang Carson Community Center basketball court with a new mural and playground games

* Landscaping the grounds of the Lang Carson Community Center

Event Location: Lang Carson Recreation Center, 100 Flat Shoals Ave. SE, Atlanta, GA

Event Schedule for October 13, 2007:

8:00 am - Registration
8:30 am - Morning kick-off
9:00 am - Service begins
12:00 pm - Lunch
12:30 pm - Service resumes
2:00 pm - Team closings begin
2:15 pm - Final Celebration
2:30 pm - Volunteers Depart

"CSX and its employees are proud to team up with City Year to give back to two unique Atlanta neighborhoods," said Craig Camuso, Regional Vice President of State Government Affairs. "We appreciate the opportunity to contribute directly to the communities."

This event is the fifth in a series of six CSX and City Year cooperative service days this year. As part of CSX's community outreach program, each service day is planned in an area where CSX has significant train operations and impacts the local community. CSX employees have participated in service days in New Orleans, Washington D.C., Cleveland and Louisville; the last will be held in Jacksonville, Fla.

City Year is a non-profit organization that unites a diverse group of young people in a year of full-time community service and leadership development. Headquartered in Boston, City Year is located in 17 communities across the United States, as well as in Johannesburg, South Africa. Please see City Year's web site,, for more information.

CSX Corporation, based in Jacksonville, Fla., is a leading transportation company providing rail, intermodal and rail-to-truck transload services. The company's transportation network spans approximately 21,000 miles with service to 23 eastern states and the District of Columbia, and connects to more than 70 ocean, river and lake ports. More information about CSX Corporation and its subsidiaries is available at the company's web site,

For more information, please contact:

Sarah Fairweather CSX Corporation
Phone: 857-277-2327
Meg Sacks CSX Corporation
Phone: 904-254-3936

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