Volunteers cleanup Sarasota County


Volunteers cleanup Sarasota County


Date: April 23, 2013
by: Yaryna Klimchak | Community Editor




Volunteers all over the country will participate in the Great American Cleanup 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 27 to beautify and improve the community.

An estimated 800 volunteers from all over Sarasota County have registered to participate in The Great American Clean Up and will be scattered throughout 20 locations around Sarasota to beautify and clean up the community.

Keep Sarasota County Beautiful has been an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful, Inc., for almost 25 years and participates in the nation wide cleanup every year. Keep America Beautiful, In., is a nationwide cleanup program and the nation’s premier liter prevention education program.

The county recommends for interested community members to sign up online at scgov.net. Volunteers can choose which neighborhood they would like to volunteer at and a list of cleanup sites is listed below. Participants can expect to pick up cigarette butts, plastic bottles, aluminum cans, paper and trash. The county will provide t – shirts, bags, water and gloves to the first 1,000 people to register.

To register your group and volunteer, call 861-5000 or visit www.scgov.net, keyword search: Keep Sarasota County Beautiful.

Keep Sarasota County Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup Locations:
Sarasota area 

• Bee Ridge Park
Centennial Park
Colonial Oaks Park
Edwards Islands (Big and Little) Ken Thompson Park 
• Newtown Estates Park
North Lido Beach
Potter Park
Siesta Beach and Beach Accesses (#2 – 11)
• Ted Sperling Park at South Lido Beach Turtle Beach Park

Laurel/Nokomis Area
• Laurel Park and Sandra Simms Terry Community Center
• Nokomis Beach Park Nokomis Community Park North Jetty Park
• Venice Area
• Shamrock Park and Nature Center Venice Beach
Woodmere Park and Paw Park
• Englewood Area
• Blind Pass Beach Park Englewood Recreation Center Manasota Beach Park

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