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Written by Jason Gilliland
Monday, 08 April 2013 14:43
What: Downtown Cleanup Day
Where: Downtown Davenport and Bettendorf IA
Date: Friday, April 26
Time: Davenport 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Bettendorf- 8 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Davenport Registration: www.DowntownDavenport.com
Bettendorf Registration: www.Bettendorf.org/downtowncleanup or call (563) 344-4084
- The Downtown Davenport Partnership, a division of Quad Cities Chamber, is hosting its annual Downtown Cleanup Day Friday, April 26. More than 150 volunteers will grab gloves and trash bags as they set out to clean the streets in preparation for summer crowds and festivals.
- Volunteers will be treated to free tickets to a River Bandits game and a post-cleanup party. Downtown Cleanup Day is part of the nationwide initiative, The Great American Cleanup. The Waste Commission of Scott County’s iLivehere program donates bags and gloves for all volunteers.
- Volunteers can sign up by visiting www.DowntownDavenport.com and clicking the link to the volunteer signup sheet. Download the form and return to us at 130 W. 2nd St., Davenport, IA 52801.
- The Downtown Davenport Partnership (DDP), a division of Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce, is a non-profit organization focused on the strategic growth and beautification of historic downtown Davenport. As administrators of the Self Supporting Municipal Improvement District, DDP provides leadership and advocacy for downtown economic development, planning, cultural vitality, events, marketing, and clean-and-safe initiatives.
- The City of Bettendorf will also host its annual Downtown Cleanup Day on Friday, April 26th from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Volunteers will meet at 8 a.m. for a light breakfast (sponsored by Ascentra Credit Union) before setting out to clean up the downtown. Volunteers will receive free tickets to the River Bandits game that evening. Volunteers are asked to park in the back of the parking lot behind the Alter Building at 2117 State Street.
- The annual Downtown Cleanup Day is part of the nationwide initiative, The Great American Cleanup. The Waste Commission of Scott County’s iLivehere program donates bags and gloves for all volunteers.
- Volunteers can sign up by visiting www.bettendorf.org/downtowncleanup and clicking the link to the volunteer signup sheet. To register, print the form and return it to the City Hall Annex, 4403 Devils Glen Road, Bettendorf, IA 52722, c/o Patty Copeland or call (563) 344-4084.
The Waste Commission of Scott County's iLivehere program, Quad-City River Bandits, The Great American Cleanup, Ascentra Credit Union.