For Immediate Release: September 22, 2022
Contact: Office of the City Manager
352-728-9786 ext. 1100
Volunteers sought for Leesburg community cleanup
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LEESBURG, FL – The city of Leesburg and Keep Lake Beautiful invite residents, church groups, businesses and organizations to join our community and trails cleanup on October 1st from 7:00am-11:00am.
The city is hosting two locations this year. The designated sites are Berry Park, 2121 Johns Avenue and John L. Johnson Park, 201 Mills Street. Gloves, safety vests, trash bags and water will be provided to all volunteers. The City’s Solid Waste division will be collecting filled bags and bulk collection trucks will also be running in both neighborhoods. Residents are encouraged to move large items to the curb for pick up.
“We recognize the importance of access to clean and safe parks and neighborhoods for our citizens,” said City Manager Al Minner. “This event is great for our City because it helps instill pride in our neighborhoods and encourages residents to work together to keep these areas clean and welcoming for all. We encourage everyone to participate to help make this year’s cleanup a success.”
Volunteers can pre-register online at www.KeepLakeBeautiful.com or at one of the two specified locations. Staff will register, provide equipment and assign volunteers to cleanup areas.
The public is invited to participate and students will be awarded volunteer hours. For more information, call the Public Works Department at 352-435-9442.