Annual "Cleanup Columbia" Event Draws Big Volunteer Numbers

7 years 3 months 1 week ago Monday, April 11 2011 Apr 11, 2011 Monday, April 11, 2011 11:07:00 AM CDT April 11, 2011 in News
By: Jennifer Meckles

COLUMBIA - Sunday marked the 15th annual "Cleanup Columbia," a city-wide volunteer event to pick up trash. The city of Columbia Volunteer estimates that 1,509 volunteers participated picking up 1,820 bags of litter and logging a total of 2,765 hours of service.

Following trash pickup, more than 500 volunteers attended a post cleanup lunch at Twin Lakes Recreation Area sponsored by APAC-Missouri Inc. and served by the Golden K Kiwanis Club.

For more information of Cleanup Columbia, visit the city website at www.GoColumbiaMo.com.

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