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City to hold clean up day
Rating: 4 / 5 (19 votes)  
Posted: 2013 Apr 26 - 07:26

For Hometown News

PORT ST. LUCIE -- The gloves and trash bags are ready and waiting. All the city needs is volunteers and a willingness to pick up trash.

The city's annual Keep Port St. Lucie Beautiful Cleanup Day will be Saturday, April 27, beginning at the Civic Center at 8 a.m. and continuing throughout the city until 2 p.m.

The cleanup day has been a tradition for the city since 1995, and has always been held around Earth Day.

Residents are encouraged to be a part of this fun event that results in thousands of pounds of trash being removed from city streets every year.

In 2010, more than 500 residents volunteered their time, picking up an estimated 5,000 pounds of trash.

Volunteers will get a free breakfast courtesy of Walmart, and a free lunch from Waste Pro and Sam's Club. Volunteers also will get a free T-shirt from the KPSLB Committee.

Activities at the event will include face painting, crafts and a raffle for prizes. Slider, the St. Lucie Mets mascot, will have a meet and greet, and several educational exhibitors will provide information on caring for the environment. By participating with school approval, students can earn volunteer hour credits.

Based on needs determined in a city litter assessment, neighborhoods that need cleanup the most will be targeted. Buses will take volunteers from the Civic Center to the areas where cleanups will occur, then back to the Civic Center.

It is recommended that participants wear a hat and sunscreen.

The Civic Center address is 9221 S.E. Civic Center Place, at the southeast corner of U.S. Highway 1 and Walton Road.

For more information, contact the Keep Port St. Lucie Beautiful Committee at (772) 873-6312, or email kpslb@cityofpsl.com.




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