Want to Make A Difference? Join Keep Virginia Beach Beautiful as it Kicks Off the 2018 Great American Cleanup on April 7

Friday, March 23, 2018

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – March 23, 2018 – Keep Virginia Beach Beautiful and the Virginia Beach Clean Community Commission invite you to make a visible difference in our community by joining us for a litter cleanup of the Scarborough Square neighborhood and park on Saturday, April 7. 

The Great American Cleanup is the nation's largest community improvement program,

Volunteers, whether individuals or groups, are needed to make this year's cleanup a success! Please contact Craig Simmons at csimmons@vbgov.com to register or for more information on how you can help. 

The Great American Cleanup, which takes place annually in an estimated 20,000 communities nationwide, engages more than 5 million volunteers and participants, on average, every year to create a positive and lasting impact. 

About Keep Virginia Beach Beautiful

The Keep Virginia Beach Beautiful Commission is an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful and Keep Virginia Beautiful. Its mission is to improve the quality of life in our community through litter prevention, recycling, and beautification. We implement programs for improvement and work together to encourage behavioral changes that result in a cleaner, greener Virginia Beach. 

About the Virginia Beach Clean Community Commission

The Virginia Beach Clean Community Commission is a City Council-appointed group formed in 1980 to undertake the task of promoting litter prevention, recycling, beautification and general environmental awareness through educational projects designed to reach all segments of our community. The Clean Community Commission and Waste Management work together to provide great Volunteer opportunities for Virginia Beach residents. 

About The Great American Cleanup

The Great American Cleanup is held each year to help make a positive and visible difference in our communities and stimulate community pride by promoting volunteer participation in cleaning up neighborhoods. It strives to involve individuals, neighborhood groups, businesses, and governments in these efforts and find ways for them to work closely together to have a great impact. 

If you have any questions, you may call 385-4650, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., or visit www.vbgov.com/wastemgt