Volunteers Encouraged to Sign Up for 2018 Great American Cleanup

For Immediate Release

March 6, 2018

 

Volunteers Encouraged to Sign Up for 2018 Great American Cleanup

 

CONYERS, Ga. – Keep Conyers-Rockdale Beautiful (KCRB) announces registration is now open for the Great American Cleanup (GAC) on Sat., April 28, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., at Pine Log Park Pavilion, 1500 Ga. Highway 138, Conyers, 30012.

The half-day event, which KCRB hosts in partnership with the City of Conyers and Rockdale County, encourages citizens to pick up garbage, tires and other debris around the community, and teaches youth about the importance of litter prevention and recycling. This year, the GAC event will also involve the efforts of Rockdale County officials, department directors and staff. In addition to removing debris from several locations, Rockdale County Department of Transportation (RDOT) will be cutting grass at the gateways to the county off Interstate 20.

KCRB invites civic and neighborhood groups, businesses, Boy and Girl Scout troops, churches, youth groups, individuals, and families to participate in GAC. Volunteers are asked to send one representative from their group to the park’s pavilion to check in and pick up supplies for their entire group beginning at 9 a.m. on the day of the cleanup.

Registration is strongly encouraged at www.rockdalecountyga.gov. Registration forms also can be emailed to kcrb@rockdalecountyga.gov or dropped off at the County’s Administration and Services Building, 958 Milstead Ave., Conyers, 30012.

The deadline to register is Fri., April 20.

Through public-private partnerships and strategic alliances with citizens, businesses and government, KCRB’s efforts each year motivate hundreds of volunteers to clean up, beautify and improve Conyers-Rockdale, thereby creating safer, more livable environments. Last year, a total of 270 volunteers participated in GAC by sprucing up local roadways, subdivisions, commercial properties, parks, schools, and illegal dumpsites across Rockdale.

Volunteers will be provided cleaning supplies – garbage bags, gloves and brightly-colored safety vests – while available for free. They will also receive free food and a T-shirt for participating, also while supplies last.

 

For questions or more information, please email kcrb@rockdalecountyga.gov or call 770-278-7052.

2018 Great American Cleanup Registration Form

Fillable Form

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