E.C. Glass athletes pitch in to clean up storm damage
LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) - With school out Monday, a large group of E.C. Glass athletes from several different sports came together to help out their neighbors in need following Sunday's devastating storms. The cleanup and recovery efforts are just getting started with all the destruction left behind.
Area athletes and coaches were out helping to clean up in some of the hard-hit areas across the street from Oakwood Country Club, including Peakland Place and Oakwood Place.
Jeff Woody, E.C. GLASS FOOTBALL COACH, said "I think it's good for us to get out and give back to so many folks that have given to us. And you know we've got the manpower, we've got the back strength so let's get to work."
Holden Fretz, E.C. GLASS DEFENSIVE LINEMAN, said "It's amazing man, like being able to help your community, amazing."
Rudy Power, E.C. GLASS GUARD (FOOTBALL), said "Very rewarding, I love looking out for my community. Just like to help people."
David Aiello, OAKWOOD PLACE RESIDENT, said "I just want to say thank you for everyone who has come in today to help us, I really thank you. And God bless you guys."