SUNY Potsdam athletes participate in 6th annual leaf-raking day

11.08.12

POTSDAM, N.Y.—On Sunday, Nov. 4, all members of SUNY Potsdam's athletic programs raked the leaves at the homes of Potsdam residents. It was the sixth year the Bears have conducted the service.

Over 250 SUNY Potsdam athletes raked and cleaned up the yards of 17 village residences. Four teams combined to work at both the Bayside and Garfield St. Cemeteries. The Chamber of Commerce and home owners supplemented Potsdam's rakes and tarps with over 40 more, allowing more Bears to participate and making the task more productive and fun.

Leaf raking is just one of many ways the Bears look to contribute the local community e