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NEVADA CITY, Calif. September 27, 2017 – NCDIG, Nevada City Determined Improvement Group, will be undertaking its 3rd annual 1-day Fall-cleaning on, Tuesday, October 17th, 2017; 8am-1pm.
The City of Nevada City, the Nevada City Police, Fire Department, Public Works, Parks & Recreation, non-profits, Hour Nevada County, Sierra Roots, the Nevada City Chamber of Commerce, Schools, students, service clubs, neighbors and downtown businesses will be pulling out their tools for the undertaking.
The first clean-up was launched March of 2016 with approximately 175 volunteers. Once again this year, residents and business owners will be asked to step up and remove graffiti, repaint gas lamps, fire hydrants, and street curbs as well as weed-eat, remove trash, and clear hedges along sidewalks. Several tasks will be on the agenda in Pioneer Park as well. The City of Nevada City will be providing tools and equipment.
Event organizers highly recommended that volunteers wear the appropriate clothing and bring the tools for the type of jobs they would like to undertake, i.e. paint or scrub brushes, pruning shears, rakes, brooms, buckets, paint trays and rollers, etc. Though tools and equipment will be provided it is first come first serve.
Local Nevada City business, SOAP, is providing a special biodegradable orange-coconut cleaner to reduce its impacts of the run off into Deer Creek.
The check-in and staging area for volunteers will be located in the Commercial Street Parking Lot next to HAALo, 412 Commercial Street or at the tennis court parking lot at Pioneer Park beginning at 7:30am. All volunteers are asked to check in at this location to sign release forms and for directions. Breakfast snacks as well as coffee and tea will be provided.
Volunteers can sign up onto Nevada City’s brand new volunteer/event website: http://volunteernevadacity.com
Please join us in this extraordinary event! All ages welcome!