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Random Bits and Pieces, Washington Events

Downtown Clean-Up Day

Every year Downtown Washington, Inc. organizes a group of volunteers to clean up around downtown. This year they worked on Jefferson, Lafayette, Oak, Elm, Main, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Streets and made Washington even more beautiful!

The voluteers focus on landscaping, trash pickup, weeding and light maintenance projects.

The volunteers focus on landscaping, trash pickup, weeding and light maintenance projects.

The Master Gardeners were getting some of the flower beds ready for America in Bloom.

The Master Gardeners were getting some of the flower beds ready for America in Bloom.

Kids are also welcome to join the Clean-up Day, as long as adult supervision is provided.

Kids are also welcome to join the Clean-up Day, as long as adult supervision is provided.

Free T-Shirts were provided for all the helpers.

Free T-Shirts were provided for all the helpers.

While everybody was enjoying lunch courtesy of the Lions Club, these lovely ladies were still hard at work.

While everybody was enjoying lunch courtesy of the Lions Club, these lovely ladies were still hard at work.

And this nice gentleman was kind enough to lend a helping had to the ladies.

And this nice gentleman was kind enough to lend a helping hand.

The hard work paid off: a large bed of weeds is now gone from behind this garage. (photo: Downtown Washington Inc.)

The hard work paid off: a large bed of weeds is now gone from behind this garage. (photo: Downtown Washington Inc.)

A beautiful weed free parking lot. (photo: Downtown Washington Inc.)

A beautiful weed free parking lot. (photo: Downtown Washington Inc.)

Pulling weeds and mulching around the dog wood trees.(photo: Downtown Washington Inc.)

Pulling weeds and mulching around the dog wood trees. (photo: Downtown Washington Inc.)

The volunteers tamed the sidewalk medians. (photo: Downtown Washington Inc.)

The volunteers tamed the sidewalk medians. (photo: Downtown Washington Inc.)

To volunteer for Clean-Up Day 2014 contact Downtown Washington, Inc. at 636-239-1743 or email assistant@downtownwasmo.org.

 

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