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Posted on: February 22, 2019

Great Savannah Litter Pickup News Conference Set for Saturday, March 2

MEDIA ADVISORY

February 22, 2019

For Immediate Release

Great Savannah Litter Pickup News Conference Set for Saturday, March 2

WHAT:

Great Savannah Litter Pickup News Conference. Members of nearly 75 neighborhood associations and civic organizations will roll up their sleeves on Saturday, March 2, and make Savannah shine during the Great Savannah Litter Pickup. The City of Savannah and its partners will celebrate their efforts during a 1 p.m. news conference, and launch the next phase of Keep Savannah Clean, a community-wide anti-litter campaign and enforcement initiative.

Savannah Mayor Eddie DeLoach, Savannah Police Chief Roy Minter and Parker’s CEO Greg Parker, co-chairman of Keep Savannah Clean, will be among the speakers. The exciting next phase of Keep Savannah Clean will feature television commercials, signs and billboards featuring Savannah stars, as well as a new Police initiative that will hold litterers accountable for their actions.

Keep Savannah Clean is a public-private collaboration under the umbrella of Keep Savannah Beautiful, focused on reducing litter in Savannah by 50 percent through a strategic education, community outreach and enforcement initiative.

WHEN:

Saturday, March 2, 2019
1 p.m.

 WHERE:

Thomas Park – Thomas Square
Drayton and 35th Street

Savannah, Ga.

NOTE TO MEDIA:

Interviews will be available on-site with Savannah Mayor Eddie DeLoach, Savannah Police Chief Roy Minter, Parker’s CEO Greg Parker and other Keep Savannah Clean representatives.

ABOUT KEEP SAVANNAH CLEAN:

Keep Savannah Clean is a public-private partnership under the umbrella of Keep Savannah Beautiful dedicated to reducing litter in Savannah by 50 percent through education, community outreach and enforcement. The initiative, which originally launched in 2015, is entering the second phase of the campaign with a community-focused, highly visible education campaign. Learn more at www.keepsavannahclean.com. Follow Keep Savannah Clean on Facebook at @KeepSavannahClean, Twitter at @KeepSAVClean and Instagram at @KeepSAVClean.

KEEP SAVANNAH CLEAN SPONSORS:

City of Savannah, Parker’s Companies, Kinder Morgan, Savannah Morning News, Carey Hilliard’s Restaurant, Dulaney Industries, Inc., Foram Group, HunterMaclean, Judge Realty, Kennickell Printing, McDonald’s, Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce, Savannah Downtown Business Association, Savannah Economic Development Authority, Southern Motors Savannah, TitleMax, WTOC, BB&T Bank, Brassler USA, Chatham Orthopaedic Associate, PA, Clear Channel, The Kessler Collection, Envirovac, River Street Sweets, Savannah Tire, Seacrest Partners, Thomas & Hutton, Comcast, Creative Approach and JE Dunn.

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