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Family’s seed of service sprouts into school

Leanne Salandro works in the school garden at Creslane Elementary, which she and husband Patrick have helped revitalize this year. GINI DAVIS/THE CRESWELL CHRONICLE

By Gini Davis
The Creswell Chronicle

Sometimes it takes a fresh eye and new enthusiasm to make positive changes happen. The promising but neglected garden at Creslane Elementary School has been revitalized this year as both an educational tool and a community garden, thanks to the literal and metaphorical seeds planted by Leanne and Patrick Salandro.
”My family and I are new to the area and we strongly believe in education,” Leanne Salandro said. ”When I first saw Creslane and