Citizens asked to volunteer to help ‘Clean Up Burien’ on Saturday, March 18

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Event:
Citizens asked to volunteer to help ‘Clean Up Burien’ on Saturday, March 18
Start:
March 18, 2017 9:00 am
End:
March 18, 2017 11:00 am
Category:
Updated:
March 9, 2017
Venue:
Town Square Park
Address:
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SW 152nd Street & 5th Place SW, Burien, WA, 98166, United States

A group of citizens is asking for Volunteers to help ‘Clean Up Burien’ on Saturday, March 18, from 9 – 11 a.m.

Volunteers are needed to help clean up the city, and are asked to meet at 9 a.m. at Town Square Park near City Hall, located at SW 152nd Street and 5th Place SW.

“I am hoping to make this a monthly, or at the very least, a bi-monthly event,” Organizer Christine Lopez told The B-Town Blog. “I was reading so many Facebook posts from people complaining about the problems in our town, everyone wanting “they” or “them” to fix things and really “we” can all pitch in and do something, even if it is as simple as picking up the trash.”

Christine adds:

Picking up trash is one small thing we can all do to help our community, all it costs is your time. We’ll be meeting at Town Square Park, this will also be our starting point. Garbage bags, rubber gloves and some trash pickers will be available (If you want a trash picker of your own, the dollar store has them). Please feel free to bring your own supplies as well.

Since we will be picking up trash you need to be aware there are dangers of sharp objects, i.e. glass, needles, etc. Containers will be provider for disposal of any sharp objects you may find. If you are bringing your children, please make sure you supervise them.

The event will happen rain or shine.

For more information, contact Christine at [email protected].