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CSX and City Year partnered for a day of service, making improvements to the Curtis Bay Recreation Center.


BALTIMORE, MD., May 17th, 2014 — A freshly painted mural with the words "Kids at Play in Curtis Bay" will serve as a bright, colorful reminder to the community of the purpose of Curtis Bay Recreation Center. Located at 1630 Filbert St., the center serves as a refuge for local residents, ranging in ages from 5 years to 105 years, to learn, socialize and play.

"This facility is a beacon to empower, enhance and promote wellness for kids and the community," said Tracey Estep, chief of recreation center operations for the city of Baltimore. "When the hub is thriving, the community is thriving."

Volunteers from CSX, Exit 10, Cranemasters, Future Farmers of America and the community updated the facility inside and out May 17. The exterior received a fresh coat of paint and murals were added to the game room. Bases, benches and dugouts also were built for the newly created baseball field and murals were added to the walls around the center's premises. Construction of storage shelves and bookcases also were among the many projects.

"CSX is not just helping my children but empowering the entire community by making this facility useful," said William Anthony, Curtis Bay Recreation Center director. "So many blessings have come through the work of CSX."

This is the second project CSX has sponsored at the facility. Previously, CSX painted an interior room,and provided equipment to build a computer lab and media center. CSX provided computers, desks, chairs, filing cabinets, dry erase boards, beanbags and futons and installed a security system. Since the computer lab and media center's opening, the number of children and senior citizens visiting the center has increased.

"The more people we serve, the less trouble they'll see," Anthony said. "We care and give direction to those who have become directionless. I want to put these children into institutions that benefit their lives versus institutions that end their lives, like hospitals and prisons."

The center provides after-school care for more than 45 children daily. They offer homework help, play basketball, baseball or have relay competitions and serve supper. Children are encouraged to get involved in its regular programs, such as volleyball and dance.

The center also provides GED classes, and on Wednesdays, nearly 60 senior citizens utilize the facility.

"This center is an awesome part of our community," said Ray Allen, a licensed electrician who has lived in Curtis Bay his entire life. "It keeps my children's minds strong and staying in the right direction."

Allen is raising his family across the street from the center, which his sons, Christopher, 15, and Justin, 12, visit often.

Located along the Curtis Bay waterfront, the largely industrial neighborhood is also home to the U.S. Coast Guard, which is what brought resident Andy Dize, a naval architect, to the area eight years ago. For the past four years, Dize has served as president of the Curtis Bay Community Association, which meets regularly at the recreation center to discuss community issues, cleanup opportunities, crime and development.

"This is a very close-knit, proud community," Dize said. "We have our problems like every other neighborhood, but we also have a lot to offer. I enjoy being part of it."

With the CSX Coal Pier located across the street, CSX has made it a priority to take part in the community. Along with the recreation center rehabilitation, CSX provides backpacks to neighborhood children during an annual summer picnic.

"We're happy to give back to the community we are so much a part of, presently and historically," said Cindy Sanborn, chief transportation officer.

In addition, CSX Coal Pier employees serve as mentors to students at Benjamin Franklin High School, providing tours of the facility and serving as life and career coaches.

"We lead the charge in the community; why not give back?" said Ronald Dowden, chief clerk. "It's very important to have community and to be good neighbors."

Speckled with paint and a huge smile on his face, John Wright, division manager, brought along daughter Maylen to help. He said being part of these events is very rewarding for him, his family and the company.

"These events help my children understand there is a big world out here and a lot of opportunity to help others," he said. "I'm encouraged by the cross-departmental efforts of our CSX employees and the assistance of our friends, vendors and partners. I want to thank everyone for coming out and working hard to be part of the Curtis Bay community and the work they've done to make this a fun and functional place for the neighborhood."

Location: Baltimore, MD

Published: June 3, 2014