Community Service Projects

ETRC is community minded and offers free programs to Oak Ridge, Roane and Anderson county residents, actually to anyone who wants to partipate.

One of the programs is free manure for gardens and lawns. In the spring and fall, many people take advantage of this program, but it is available all year. If someone has a pickup or a trailer they can leave, they may be bring it and park it at the end of the short ramp. As stalls are cleaned daily, the ETRC members will dump the manure filled wheelbarrows into the truck bed or trailer until it is full. Most times, it takes just a couple of days or less to fill up. In years past, people who work in Oak Ridge and live as far away as Rogersville have left their truck at the end of the ramp and at the end of the workday have gone home with a truck load of manure. If no pickup or trailer is available, bring a few containers and manure can be taken from the large dumpster and carried away in containers. In years past, one of the Oak Ridge High School science teachers would come before school and get fresh manure from a horse's stall to use with his science kids. The students would examine the manure with eyes and hands to see of what and how it was composed. They would then examine it under a microscope to view the tiniest particles in the manure.

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The Haunted Barn

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