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Record-Breaking Attendance for City’s November Cleanup Event, More Than 100 Participate in LaGrange

The City of LaGrange hosted its monthly litter cleanup around the area of Vernon Street and Vernon
Road today. More than 100 people participated in this event making it the most attended litter cleanup to date.
LaGrange Academy, LaGrange College and McKeen Realty were partners for this month’s event.

More than 100 people participated in Saturday’s cleanup The city’s monthly cleanups are family-friendly, free and open to the public. The city provides safety vests, trash bags & gloves. The city also encourages physical distancing and the wearing of masks. City Manager Meg Kelsey began this litter cleanup campaign in April 2018 hoping to send a message to the community that the City of LaGrange is serious about cleaning up our community. This initial event was so successful the city decided to begin hosting monthly litter pickups.

Pictured from left to right: Assistant City Manager Bill Bulloch, City Employee Casey Cogan, Mayor Pro Tem Nathan
Gaskin in front of the trash gathered at the November litter pickup

The next event will be Saturday, December 5th, 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. The group will meet in the St. Mark’s Episcopal Church parking lot, 207 North Greenwood Street in LaGrange. December’s community partners include St. Mark’s Episcopal Church and First Baptist Church on the Square. If you are a business or group that would like to partner with the City of LaGrange on any of these events please contact Katie Mercer Van
Schoor at [email protected].

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