Keep Natchitoches Beautiful to Host Great American Cleanup April 12

Volunteers are asked to participate in city-wide clean-up efforts.

NATCHITOCHES – The City of Natchitoches and Keep Natchitoches Beautiful will hold a city-wide cleanup on Saturday, April 12 as a part of the Great American Cleanup.  Community groups and residents are asked to organize and participate in community cleanup efforts.

April, known as Keep Natchitoches Beautiful Month, will start a month-long campaign to keep all of Natchitoches Parish beautiful and litter-free.  Residents and community groups are asked to organize community cleanups throughout the city and parish.  A concentrated city-wide cleanup will be held on Saturday, April 12, as part of a national campaign known as the “Great American Cleanup.”

Community groups and residents are asked to sign up to clean a particular area, street, neighborhood, playground or park.  Volunteers will be provided cleanup supplies including garbage bags, rubber gloves, reflective vests and grabbers.  Refreshments will be provided to volunteers at the “Cleanup Headquarters” on Saturday, April 12 at City Park on Amulet Street.

Those groups and individuals interested in participating in a cleanup or organizing a community cleanup are asked to contact Keep Natchitoches Beautiful at 318-357-3822

About Great American Cleanup

Keep America Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup is the nation’s largest annual community improvement program that harnesses the power over 4 million volunteers to build vibrant communities. Each year over 1,200 affiliates and participating organizations engage volunteers to take action in their communities through programs that deliver positive and lasting impact through events focused on waste reduction, recycling, beautification and community greening.  In 2012, 4.2 million Great American Cleanup volunteers worked tirelessly to return nearly $230 million in measurable benefits in 20,000 communities across the country. For more information, visit www.kab.org.

About Keep Louisiana Beautiful

Keep Louisiana Beautiful (KLB) is a volunteer-based service organization dedicated to a healthy and litter-free Louisiana. Through a network of 45 affiliate communities statewide, KLB promotes its mission to educate Louisianans on the ecological and economic effects of littering. For more information, visit www.keeplouisianabeautiful.org. Find us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @keeplabeautiful.

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