By Staff Reports
(Victorville)– The City of Victorville is now seeking volunteers and sponsors for the next Victorville Community Cleanup Day scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 21. This October’s event will mark the ten year anniversary for the Victorville Community Cleanup Day, which began in October 2007.
Community Cleanup Day sponsors are listed on the event t-shirt worn by hundreds of volunteers. In addition, sponsors are listed on fliers, posters, and advertisements for the event. Volunteers receive a free t-shirt and discount coupons for lunch at more than a dozen participating Victorville restaurants.
Businesses interested in sponsoring the event should contact the City of Victorville Community Services Department at (760) 955-8615.
Individuals or groups interested in volunteering should fill out a volunteer registration/waiver form by Oct. 4 to receive a t-shirt. On-line registration is available from the City of Victorville website at www.VictorvilleCa.Gov (Quick Link: Community Cleanup). Volunteers without access to a computer can pick up paper copies of the registration form at City Hall, 14343 Civic Dr. or request forms by calling (760) 955-8615. City Hall is open Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Individuals are encouraged to join with friends, family, and community groups to create teams to participate. The event is open to all High Desert residents. Businesses are also encouraged to create teams to participate.
The Victorville Community Cleanup Day is a semi-annual event, held each April and October. The event began in October 2007. Since then, more than 12,336 volunteers have worked together to collect over 146 tons of litter from Victorville roadsides. Last April, over 870 people volunteered for the event, collecting 19.67 tons of litter from 34 different sites around the City.
For more information on sponsorship, or to request a waiver by mail, potential volunteers and sponsors should call the City of Victorville Community Services Department at (760) 955-8615.