COUNTY TEAMS UP TO SPONSOR CLEAN-UP DAY ON SATURDAY, APRIL 26, 2003

COUNTY TEAMS UP TO SPONSOR CLEAN-UP DAY ON SATURDAY, APRIL 26, 2003

Doña Ana County’s Environmental Services Department is teaming up with other area agencies and entities to sponsor Doña Ana County Clean-Up Day in conjunction with the Great American Clean-Up Day being celebrated nationwide.

In past years, several tons of waste have been picked up as part of the clean-up initiative. This year, five communities already have signed up to take part: Rodey, Vado, Chaparral, Picacho Hills and Anthony. Other communities who wish to participate may do so by calling the county Environmental Services Department at (505) 647-7117. Residents calling from outside the Las Cruces area may call toll-free at 1-877-827-7200 and request extension 7117.

To reach coordinators in the participating communities, call Mary Ann Benavidez in Rodey at (505) 267-1820; Paul Hernandez in Vado at (505) 647-7790, extension 2215; Chuck Gonnell in Chaparral at (915) 920-7233; Franklin McKay in Picacho Hills at (505) 644-1762; and Julio Ledesma in Anthony at (505) 698-1440.