GREAT AMERICAN CLEAN-UP VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT FOR APRIL 28 EVENT

GREAT AMERICAN CLEAN-UP VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT FOR APRIL 28 EVENT

The Doña Ana County Sheriff's Department’s Codes Enforcement Division will coordinate the 2007 Great American Cleanup from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 28, in the community of Anthony, N.M. Volunteers are needed.

The 2007 event is part of an ongoing initiative to keep Doña Ana County’s communities clean using federal, state and local funding.

Groups and organizations can apply for up to $250 in compensation for providing a team of volunteers to assist in cleanup programs throughout the county. Doña Ana County will supply trash bags, gloves and safety equipment at all pre-approved cleanup sites.

For more information about the April 28 event in Anthony, to volunteer or to schedule a community clean-up, call Codes Officer Chris Bigelow at (505) 525-8858.

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Reporters seeking more information or interviews may call county Public Information Director Jess Williams at (505) 525-5801.