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Keep Little Rock Beautiful Citywide Cleanup

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Little Rock Mayor Mark Stodola to Kick Off the Citywide Cleanup in Little Rock on Saturday, March 10

Cleanup activities planned from 8:00 a.m. to noon

 

WHO: Little Rock Mayor Mark Stodola; Central High School Environmental Club members and other students; Central High School Principal Nancy Rousseau and other teachers and administrators; Keep Little Rock Beautiful board members and volunteers; Central High School Neighborhood Association members and volunteers; and more than 1,000 community volunteers, including City of Little Rock Neighborhood Alert Center volunteers, e-STEM Public Charter School students, Boy Scouts, Central High School EAST Initiative students, Central Arkansas Master Naturalists, Village Commons volunteers and neighborhood association members from more than 25 city neighborhoods

 

WHAT: Saturday, March 10, 8:00 a.m. – Cleanup kickoff and Mayor Stodola's remarks

  • Little Rock Mayor Mark Stodola will kick off the 2012 citywide cleanup at Central High School (1500 Park Street)
    • Mayor Stodola will issue a proclamation about the citywide cleanup
  • Other speakers will include:
    • Central High School students and administrators
    • Central High Neighborhood Associations leaders
    • Keep Little Rock Beautiful leaders

 

8:30 a.m. to noon – Scheduled citywide cleanup locations and activities include:

  • Little Rock City Parks
    • Reservoir Park (8321 Reservoir Rd.)
    • Brodie Creek Park (5001 Stagecoach Rd.)
    • Boyle Park (2000 Boyle Park Rd.)
    • Conner Park (13100 block of Cantrell Road) - the city's newest park

 

  • More than 25 Little Rock Neighborhoods, including Central High School Neighborhood

 

Keep Little Rock Beautiful (KLRB), a certified local affiliate of Keep America Beautiful, is hosting this citywide cleanup Saturday, March 10, to promote litter pickup, recycling, beautification and community improvement in the capital city. The third annual Great American Cleanup in Little Rock is part of the largest community improvement effort in the nation, the Great American Cleanup, which takes place annually from March 1 through May 31 and involves an estimated 3 million volunteers nationwide.

 

To learn more, please visit KeepLittleRockBeautiful.com, e-mail info@klrb.org or call 501-765-3530. You can also follow KLRB on Facebook.

 

WHEN: Saturday, March 10, 2012, 8:00 a.m. – noon 

 

WHY: Keep Little Rock Beautiful is a nonprofit, volunteer-based community organization dedicated to litter prevention, recycling and waste reduction, and beautification and community improvement. KLRB takes part in the city's Adopt-A-Street program to further their commitment to city beautification. KLRB is a certified state affiliate of Keep America Beautiful Inc., the nation's largest community-improvement organization that, for more than 50 years, has engaged individuals to take greater responsibility for improving their community environments.