By Staff Reports
(Victorville) – April is Keep America Beautiful Month, and the City of Victorville is seeking sponsors and volunteers for the next Victorville Community Cleanup Day scheduled for Saturday, Apr. 13. The City of Victorville hosts Community Cleanup Days in April and October each year to foster civic pride and active citizenship by engaging residents, businesses, schools, and community groups to reduce waste, prevent litter and beautify our City.
Businesses interested in sponsoring the event should contact the City of Victorville Community Services Department at (760) 955-3306. The logo inclusion deadline is Apr. 1 at 5:30 p.m. Community Cleanup Day sponsors are listed on the event t-shirt worn by hundreds of volunteers as well as event fliers, posters and advertisements. Businesses are also encouraged to create teams and join the community-wide, Cleanup Day.
Individuals or groups interested in volunteering have three registration options: complete the volunteer registration/waiver form online at www.VictorvilleCA.Gov/CCU; pick-up a registration form at City Hall, 14343 Civic Dr.; or call (760) 955-8615 to request a registration form. Volunteers who register by Apr. 1 at 5:30 p.m. will receive a free t-shirt. Volunteers will also receive discount lunch coupons to several local restaurants and a reusable shopping bag.
The Victorville Community Cleanup Day is a semi-annual event that began in October 2007. Since then, more than 15,000 volunteers have worked together to collect over 187 tons of litter from Victorville roadsides. Last October, more than 1,060 volunteers collected 10.95 tons of litter from 40+ different sites around the City.
For more information or to request a waiver, call (760) 955-8615.