Leaving LaGrange Better Than We Found It, City Litter Pickup Event

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Name: Leaving LaGrange Better Than We Found It, City Litter Pickup Event
Date: June 15, 2019
Time: 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM EDT
Event Description:
The public is invited to join the City of LaGrange for its monthly litter clean-up event Saturday, June 15, 8:00-10:00 a.m. The group will meet on the second segment of The Thread in Eastside Park, 240 Street. This event will be a Pop-up Event for The Thread. We are proud to have our community partner for this event be the LaGrange Housing Authority. City Manager Meg Kelsey wanted to send a message to the community that the City of LaGrange is serious about cleaning up litter and rolled out the city’s campaign, “Leaving LaGrange Better Than We Found It.” The City of LaGrange closed non-essential business April 20, 2018 and hundreds of employees picked up trash throughout the community. The city recently celebrated its second annual LLBTWFI litter pickup on April 26, 2019. The city will continue holding monthly litter pickups: JUNE – Saturday, June 15th, 8-10 a.m. The Thread Second Segment, Eastside Park, 240 Niles Street (The Thread Pop-Up Event; Housing Authority, Partner) JULY - Saturday, July 20th, 8-10 a.m. Hollis Hand Elementary, 641 Country Club Rd (Hollis Hand Elementary, Partner) AUGUST – Saturday, August 24th 8-10 a.m. Berta Weathersbee Elementary, 1200 Forrest Avenue (Berta Weathersbee, Partner) SEPTEMBER – Saturday, September 28th, 8 a.m.-NOON, National Public Lands Day with Army Corps of Engineers OCTOBER - Saturday, October 12th, 8-10 a.m. Hillside Neighborhood, Health Department parking lot 900 Dallis Street (DASH, Partner) NOVEMBER - Saturday, November 2nd, 8-10 a.m. LaGrange Fire Department Headquarters, 115 Hill Street DECEMBER - Saturday, December 7th, 8-10 a.m. THE THREAD Granger (St. Mark’s Church, Partner) JANUARY - Saturday, January 11th, 8-10 a.m. Weathers Honda Parking Lot, 1808 Vernon Road (McKeen Realty, Partner) FEBRUARY - Saturday, February 8th, 8-10 a.m. Piggly Wiggly parking lot, 505 South Greenwood Street MARCH - Saturday, March 7th, 8-10 a.m. Jones Street Park APRIL - Friday, April 24th, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. City employees will pick up litter throughout the community We are looking for partners (church groups, civic groups, boy scouts, girl scouts, businesses, schools - EVERYONE!) to help us Leave LaGrange Better Than We Found It! Want to help? Contact Katie Van Schoor (706) 883-2055 or kvanschoor@lagrangega.org. If you would like to have a litter cleanup in your neighborhood contact Scott Landa with Keep Troup Beautiful. For more information go to www.keeptroupbeautiful.com or call (706) 884-9922. If you have any questions about the City's litter pickup, contact Katie Van Schoor (706) 883-2055 or kvanschoor@lagrangega.org.
Location:
The Thread, second segment in Eastside Park, 240 Niles Street.
Date/Time Information:
Saturday, June 15, 2019, 8 a.m.-10 a.m.
Contact Information:
Katie Mercer Van Schoor, City of LaGrange Marketing/Communications Manager at kvanschoor@lagrangega.org or (706) 883-2055
Fees/Admission:
Free, family-friendly & open to the public
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