Committee Chair:    Bill Gould    (404) 521-0957

EARTH DAY/GLOBAL SERVICE DAY 2010
GRAB YOUR SHOVEL, SHARPEN THAT RAKE, PULL ON YOUR GLOVES.

In recognition of EARTH DAY and the GLOBAL SERVICE DAY, the MSAA is organizing a community clean-up event to take place at and in the block surrounding the US Post Office at 794 Marietta Street.
We are seeking up to 25 volunteers to help clear the Post Office property and surrounding street frontages of weeds and debris. Emphasis will be focused on revitalizing the small green space fronting Marietta Street. Volunteers should be prepared for light gardening type work, weeding, sweeping, etc. Water will be provided.
EVENT DETAILS: MSAA NEIGHBORHOOD CLEAN-UP
EVENT DATE: SATURDAY APRIL 17th, 10AM till 2PM
LOCATION: U.S. Post Office- 794 Marietta Street, Atlanta 30318
COORDINATOR : BILL GOULD, Environmental Chairman- Marietta Street Artery Association
Email: billgould@earthlink.net Phone 404-521-0957
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