CANR to host annual community push lawn mower tune-up service

The University of Delaware’s Alpha Gamma Rho (AGR) fraternity for agriculture and the Sigma Alpha sorority will host this year’s push lawn mower tune up.

The lawn mower tune up is in its 17thyear and over that time period, 8,750 mowers have been serviced.

Last year, over 650 mowers were serviced.

2018 Lawn Mower Tune up set April 13-15The lawn mower tune-up will be held this year on Friday, April 13, and Saturday, April 14, at the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) campus with pickup on Saturday and Sunday, April 15.

The tune-up is provided by trained students and alumni members of the clubs and includes washing the mower, an oil change, spark plug replacement, air filter cleaning and blade sharpening.

Service performed is tune-up only; no repairs are performed and no riding mowers will be accepted.

The cost of the tune-up is $40. Payment in the form of cash or check may be made at drop-off. Checks should be made out to Alpha Gamma Rho.

Lawn mowers may be dropped off and picked up in the parking lot behind Worrilow and Townsend halls on UD’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources campus at 531 S. College Ave., just north of the Fred Rust Ice Arena.

For more information, contactJeffrey Hall at jeffhall@udel.edu or call the AGR Fraternity at (732) 672–0328.

Article by Adam Thomas