September 9th, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Pre-event Media Contact:
Community Cleanup and Beautification Projects happening Oct. 10th
CHULA VISTA - I Love A Clean San Diego (ILACSD) and the City of Chula Vista Mayor’s office will once again join forces to conduct a city-wide day of beautification on October 10th from 8:30am-noon. In its 13th year, the annual Beautify Chula Vista Day seeks to engage 800 volunteers in a cleanup, graffiti removal, invasive plant removal and native planting. Volunteers have the option to participate at one of two locations: Rice Canyon at Discovery Park and Otay Recreation Center. There is no cost to participate and there is no minimum age. Community service verification will be provided for volunteers at both locations. For event details and to register, please visit www.BeautifyChulaVista.org.
Chula Vista residents and community members from surrounding neighborhoods are encouraged to join together to beautify their parks, neighborhood streets, and trails. This single-day event provides a convenient option for residents to clean up the local environment and show their community pride, ensuring clean and safe places to work, play and live. In addition to trash removal, volunteers will wipe out graffiti, as well as plant new drought tolerant plants to outdoor community spaces.
At all of ILACSD’s cleanups, volunteers are encouraged to bring reusable water bottles, work gloves, and buckets to collect trash. Bringing even one reusable item minimizes additional waste that accumulates from disposable water bottles, plastic bags, and gloves that never biodegrade.
I Love A Clean San Diego is honored to partner with the Chula Vista Mayor’s office again for the 13th Annual Beautify Chula Vista Day. Community members of all ages and ability levels are invited to show their pride for Chula Vista by lending a hand at this year’s event on October 10th. For more information and to register, please visit www.BeautifyChulaVista.org.
About I Love A Clean San Diego (ILACSD) As San Diego’s most influential advocate for sustainability, I Love a Clean San Diego (ILACSD) is an environmental catalyst, awakening passion and inspiring action, empowering everyone to improve the health and beauty of our local environment. For more than sixty years, we’ve brought the best in all of us together for a lasting, positive impact on our region. We are passion in action. For more information, visit www.cleansd.org or call (619) 291-0103. Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
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