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 13. 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 is the collective name of Keep Monroe, Keep West Monroe, and Keep
Ouachita Parish Beautiful as they continue to work together on projects wherever possible. This
annual “Community Wide Cleanup" event will take place on Saturday, April 13. Area
residents, churches and organizations are encouraged to take part and join in at one of several
rally points throughout the parish. Pre-registration information is available through each
affiliate and online at www.ouachitagreen.org .
Rally Point locations:
1. Monroe: Zoo Pavilion
2. West Monroe: Farmers’ Market
3. Ouachita Parish: Public Works Barn
4. Richwood: Town Hall
5. Sterlington: Town Hall
Late registration at each location will begin at 8:30 am on Saturday, April 13thth. But everyone is encouraged pre-register to ensure proper supplies are available. Also, some pre-registered teams may receive their supplies before Saturday to increase efficiency in the cleanup effort.
Greg Smith, Keep Monroe Beautiful
Wayne Heckford, Keep Ouachita Beautiful
Aundi Brown, Keep West Monroe Beautiful