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City volunteers make a difference in the community

Published:   |   Updated: January 2, 2014 at 11:50 AM

CLEARWATER – Volunteers from the Clearwater community, along with the help of City of Clearwater Parks and Beautification staff, have worked together over the past few months to beautify the city for both residents and visitors.
 
Various projects have taken place throughout the months of September through December. Here is a list of projects that have been completed.
 
 · The Del Oro Park Adopt a Park group, Sisters of Melchizedek, helped city staff spruce up their park on Sept. 28.
 
· Various groups and individuals participated in the annual Courtney Campbell Causeway beach area Coastal Cleanup event on Sept. 28.
 
· Staff from Hilton Clearwater Beach helped city staff plant 300 dwarf oleander plants around the edges of the Pier 60 parking lot.
 
· Students from St. Petersburg College’s Ethics Institute helped city staff to trim the palmetto plants at Forest Run Park on Oct. 12.
 
· The Top Ladies groups cleaned trash from the Ross Norton Recreation Complex and playground area on Oct. 26.
 
· Various individuals helped with the installation of new plants at the Sid Lickton Little League Complex on Oct. 26.
 
· The Tampa Bay Disc Sports Club removed branches and debris from NE Coachman Park on Oct. 26.
 
· Del Oro Groves Neighborhood recently adopted a section of the Ream Wilson Trail. They picked up trash and debris from their section on Nov. 9.
 
· The MOMS Club of Clearwater picked up trash at their adopted park, the Long Center Playground, on Nov. 5.
 
· The Adopt a Park group from DOGTEK helped city staff install new mulch in the Long Center Playground on Nov. 20.
 
· A group of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority alumni, along with their youth group, cleaned up trash from their park, Garden Avenue Park on Dec. 7.
 
 The City of Clearwater is always looking for new partners that are interested in beautification projects or the Adopt a Park program. If your business, company or group is looking for an opportunity to help out in the community, call (727) 562-4803 or email Krystal.Epperson@MyClearwater.com.

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