Cleanup nets 188 bags of trash and more in Gainesville

Posted by Robyn, April 14, 2013

cleanupFor 174 members of Gainesville organizations and families, Saturday was a chance to help the community get stuff done. At the Great American Cleanup, citizens claimed an area of land to clean by picking up trash, pulling weeds and carrying out other beautification projects.

Keep Alachua County Beautiful, a local nonprofit organization, annually hosts the event, which takes place in cities throughout the country. “When people come together and take ownership, it builds community, and people take better care of their neighborhoods,” said Gina Hawkins, executive director of Keep Alachua County Beautiful.

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