I just live for these yard cleanups,” said Wolfgang Deininger, volunteer with area non-profit Gulfport Neighbors. On the morning of Saturday, May 11, a group of more than ten volunteers gathered at the home of Ms. Shirley. Ms. Shirley, as she prefers to be called, is 91 and has lived in her Gulfport home for over 50 years. The Gulfport Neighbors have cleaned up Shirley’s yard before.
“This is the second time they’ve done this,” said Shirley. “But things do grow.”
The crew cut down tree limbs, brush, bushes and more, resulting in a large pile of plant debris.