Ouachita Green Announces 2018 Great American Cleanup Activities

Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 4:30am

Monroe Mayor Jamie Mayo and the Monroe City Council are encouraging participation in this year’s Great American Cleanup. Activities kick off at 8:30 am Saturday, April 7th. The Great American Cleanup is the nation’s largest community service project and encourages residents and businesses to take part in activities aimed at reducing litter and improving the environment through beautification projects. 

Ouachita Green, the collective name of Keep Monroe, Keep West Monroe, and Keep Ouachita Parish Beautiful as they continue to work together on projects wherever possible. Their Community Wide Clean-Up event will take place on Saturday, April 7th. Area residents, churches and organizations are encouraged to take part and join in at a number of rally points throughout the parish. 

Rally Point locations: 

1. Monroe: Zoo Pavilion 

2. West Monroe: Farmers’ Market 

3. Ouachita Parish: Public Works Barn 

4. Richwood: Town Hall 

Late registration at each location will begin at 8:30 am on Saturday, April 7th. But everyone is encouraged pre-register in order to ensure proper supplies. Pre-registration information is available through each affiliate and online at www.ouachitagreen.org . 

Contacts:
Greg Smith, Keep Monroe Beautiful 318-329-4983 greg.smith@ci.monroe.la.us
Wayne Heckford, Keep Ouachita Beautiful 318-355-3517 wheckford@oppj.org
Courtney Hornsby, Keep West Monroe Beautiful 318-325-1961 chornsby@westmonroechamber.org 


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