Great American Cleanup: Charlotte Edition

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Courtesy of Keep Charlotte Beautiful

The Great American Cleanup is the country's largest community improvement program. It takes place from now through May 31. The sponsor of the nationwide event is Keep America Beautiful. The organization's local affiliate, Keep Charlotte Beautiful, is playing host to several events to encourage local participation.

The first took place this past Saturday at Enderly Park. Now is your chance to get involved in one of the six remaining scheduled events. All events begin at 9 a.m. and run until noon. To participate, click here to sign up.

  • Saturday, March 21
    ​Eastway-Sheffield Litter Cleanup
    Eastway Middle School
    1501 Norland Road
  • Saturday, April 9
    Graffiti Removal Project
    Fairview Road Underpass
  • Saturday, April 18
    Ridge Road/University Area Litter Cleanup
    Ridge Road Middle School
    7260 Highland Creek Parkway
  • Saturday, April 18
    Oaklawn Park Litter Cleanup
    Location TBA
  • Saturday, May 2
    Little Sugar Creek Stream Cleanup
    Cordelia Park
    2100 North Davidson Street
  • Saturday, May 16
    Grier Heights Neighborhood Cleanup
    Billingsville Elementary School
    124 Skyland Avenue



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