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Community Litter Cleanup: Litter Dash

Friday, April 21, 2017 12:00 – 5:00 p.m.

The City of Sioux City will hold the first annual Litter Dash, a litter cleanup, on Friday, April 21. This event will help beautify our community and reduce the impact of litter on our environment. Local businesses and community groups have formed a total of 19 teams and nearly 900 volunteers that have been assigned to project locations throughout the City. Below are a list of teams and corresponding cleanup location.

Feed Energy – Cunningham Dr.
Opportunities Unlimited – Krumann Park & Glenn Oaks Blvd.
Goodwill Support Services – Headington Park
Seldin Company- HiView Park
Pick It Up- Bacon Creek Park
Norm Waitt Sr. YMCA- Riverside Park
IRET Properties- Riverfront
Downtown Partners- NE section downtown
US Bank- Central downtown
Wells Fargo Bank- SE section downtown
Hard Rock Casino- SW section downtown
Thompson Electric- Perry Creek 11th St. – W 19th St.
Strong Women of the Four Directions- Perry Creek 6th St. – 11th St.
SIMPCO – Near Northside neighborhood
CF Industries – Perry Creek W 19th St. – W 28th St.
City of Sioux City Staff – NW section downtown
Leeds Elementary/Neighborhood Network – Leeds Neighborhood
Hilton Garden Inn/Crave - Riverfront

 

Schedule of Events

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Complimentary lunch & Volunteer Rally at Long Lines Rec Center
1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Distribute supplies and travel to project location
1:30 p.m. – 4:30/5:00 p.m. Teams will clean up litter at their assigned project location

 

To save resources we re-use supplies. Teams will return gloves to the Long Lines Family Rec Center at the end of the event. Volunteers will leave litter cleanup bags on the right-of-way and will be picked up by either City staff on Friday or Gill Hauling on Saturday. Lunch for volunteers was graciously donated by SOHO Kitchen & Bar. Supplies (gloves and vests) were donated by CF Industries. Thank you to all volunteers participating in this event!