For Immediate Release
Date: March 20, 2014
The City of Savannah is joining forces with Keep Savannah Beautiful and other local organizations for a cleanup in the Carver/Village Heights Neighborhood, in the latest of the Great Savannah Cleanup events on Saturday, March 22, 9 a.m. til 12 p.m.
Cleanup efforts will kick off at 9:00 a.m. on Stokes between Hastings and Magazine, and Blun Street between Collat and Allen Avenue, and will include recycling, pick up of litter and cigarette butts, mowing, weeding, cutting & cleaning bushes and debris for an elderly senior, and more. Supplies will be provided by the City of Savannah.
• Participating efforts will include City of Savannah, Fire & Emergency Service, Savannah Police, Operation Clean Sweep, Sanitation Residential Refuse, Sanitation Bureau Outreach and Education, Commercial, Recycling and Litter and Keep Savannah Beautiful, Community Planning and Development and home owners along Stokes and Blun Streets.
• Volunteers from Mt. Moriah #15., Dismas Charities, Coastal Transitional Center Corrections, Change LLC, Omega Psi Phi, Mu Phi Chapter, Sigma Tau Chapter, Gamma Sigma Omega Chapter and Gamma Upsilon Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
The Great Savannah Cleanup runs through June 28th in conjunction with the Great American Cleanup. Residents can help organize cleanups in their neighborhood by calling Keep Savannah Beautiful Coordinator Nathaniel Glover at 651-1967. Keep Savannah Beautiful, an organization run by the City of Savannah, will provide supplies and collect bags if residents provide labor.