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Volunteers are needed for a cleanup taking place in Fall River this Saturday.

The City of Fall River and Mayor Jasiel F. Correia II, is sponsoring a cleanup on May 18th that will start at Government Center at 8:30 a.m. The event is taking place to beautify our neighborhoods. Anyone is encouraged to attend.

Many organizations will participate and so can you! Here is a list of some of the organizations and the locations they will be tackling.

Watuppa Heights – Housing Authority

Alden Street/Cash Street Lot – Flint Neighborhood Association

Maple/June/Westall School area- Deaconess Home

Turner Park- Harbor Terrace Group

Kennedy Park & Overlook- Saint Anne’s Credit Union

Atlantic Blvd/Sandy Beach Area- Gold Medal Bakery/Citizens for a Cleaner Fall River/South End Neighborhood Association

Pulaski Park/Island on Brayton Ave- Niagara Neighborhood Association

Community Garden/Seabury Street- Bank Street Neighborhood Association & Re-Creation

Private Joseph Francis Green- Sandy & Dave Dennis of CAN Network & Veterans

Quequechan Rail Trail- Friends of Quequechan Rail Trail

Battleship Cove- Battleship Cove staff & their volunteers

Wade & Hartwell Street- Corky Row Neighborhood volunteers

City Hall & Neighboring area (plantings) – City Hall Employees

Greene School (grounds and neighboring streets)- students, parents, staff volunteers

Tansey Elementary (grounds and neighboring streets) – students, parents, staff volunteers

Cook Pond – Maplewood neighborhood association

Planting and Clean Up of the Gates of the City- Monica Sousa, Special Assistant to Mayor Correia along with members of the Day of Portugal Committee.

Davol Street was done two weeks ago by Angel’s Anonymous & Young Marines

Dave’s Beach & Chew Park was done today by Liberty Utilities

Next week People Inc will be planting hydrangeas around City Hall/Sullivan Drive/South Main Street median

The City is actively planning the next large clean-up event in possibly June and/or August. Anyone willing to assist can call the Mayor’s office 508-324-2600.

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