Volunteers Needed to Keep Antioch Beautiful

The Keep Antioch Beautiful Committee is seeking volunteers for the 2011 Keep Antioch Beautiful volunteer cleanup event. Last year, over 900 volunteers turned out for the first all-volunteer event and 11,740 pounds of trash was collected and deposited in Allied Waste dumpsters located at local schools.

The 2nd annual event is once again chaired by former Antioch Councilmember Parsons and will be held on Saturday, April 23rd from 8:30-11 AM. A free volunteer thank you lunch will be served following the event at Contra Loma Regional Park. This is your opportunity to give back to your community,  

Many individuals and organizations are supporting this event and the event is funded fully by the following sponsors: City of Antioch, Antioch Unified School District, Allied Waste, Honeywell, Walmart, Arts & Cultural Foundation of Antioch, Genon, East Bay Regional Parks, Pinky’s Klassy Kar Wash, Paintball Park, Paradise Skate, Dick Straub, Safeway, Operation Homefront & ECMFF, Target, Staples, Fast Signs, Jim Lanter Antioch State Farm Insurance Agent, Antioch Coin & Jewelry Give Always to Others & Company (GATO), Delta Bowl, Central Self Storage of Antioch.

Groups, service clubs and others are volunteering at the event. Volunteer groups include: AHS & DVHS Key Club, Antioch Police Crime Prevention Commission, Antioch Rotary, Boys Scouts Troops of Antioch, Kiwanis of the Delta, Operation Homefront & ECMFF, Rivertown Preservation Society, Rotary Club of the Delta, Target Employees, UCBN.

To sign up for the event, you may register on line at www.art4antioch.org. For more information call (925) 779-6137, option 1. You can also follow us on Facebook “Keep Antioch Beautiful” Group.  Committee members are also available to speak to clubs, groups, organizations, etc.

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