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Great American Cleanup scheduled for April 13th

Post Date:03/01/2019 1:38 PM

You are invited to join us for the annual Great American Cleanup on Saturday, April 13, 2019!  City employees along with local residents will join forces to help keep our community beautiful! 

The Great American Cleanup, which marks its 21st year in 2019, engages more than 5 million volunteers and participants, on average, every year to create a positive and lasting impact.  It is the country's largest community improvement program that kicks off in more than 20,000 communities each spring.  This year's Great American Cleanup in North Port will focus along City roadways.

Residents interested in attending the Cleanup should meet at North Port City Hall (4970 City Hall Boulevard) at 8:00am on April 13th.  The cleanup effort is anticipated to take place from 8:00am to 11:00am.     

The Great American Cleanup is part of Keep Sarasota County Beautiful (KSCB), a county-wide beautification program that initiates community cleanup projects to help keep our community free of debris. The organization is an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful Inc., a national, non-profit, public education organization dedicated to improving waste handling practices in American communities.  Locally, our mission is “to enhance and promote public interest and participation in the general improvement of the environment throughout Sarasota County” which is done through education, cleanup programs, recycling and other methods of reducing solid waste. 

If you or someone you know would like to help out by volunteering for the Great American Cleanup, please contact the Department of Public Works at 941-240-8050.

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