ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES TO SPONSOR CLEANUP

ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES TO SPONSOR CLEANUP

The Doña Ana County Environmental Services Department will conduct cleanup activities in the south county Saturday morning.

From 8 a.m. until noon, county residents are invited to meet in Anthony take part in the Great American Cleanup, an initiative of Keep America Beautiful.

"We can greatly improve the appearance of Doña Ana County - and maintain it - through partnerships between the county and its residents," Assistant County Manager Mack Wilson said.

County Environmental Services will provide supplies for the project, including gloves, bags and water. The project staging point will be at the parking lot of St. Anthony's Church on Anthony Street.

Other cleanup projects are planned for the East Mesa and Del Rey areas May 1 and May 8.

For more information, call Grant A. Taylor, assistant to the director of public information, at (505) 647-7290. Anyone calling from outside the Las Cruces area may call toll-free at 1-877-827-7200 and request extension 7290.