Are you looking for a way to get outside, enjoy the sense of spring arriving, and give back to your community all at the same time? Town Clean Up Day provides just that opportunity.
Get a Group Going!
In a few weeks time, Wolfeboro residents, clubs, organizations, service groups, businesses – in fact anyone, collectively or singularly, can pitch in to pick up the unsightly roadside litter that has accumulated over winter: cigarette butts, plastic bags, bottles, cans, papers, and a whole array of odd debris. Let’s transform our community back into a picturesque tidy town.
Save the Date
This is a head’s up to save the date now for the annual Wolfeboro Town Clean Up Day on Saturday May 7th. Between then and now, consider putting a team together to tackle the task and have some fun with it.
This community roadside litter clean up event is organized by Makers Mill (formerly GALA) in collaboration with the Town of Wolfeboro, and sponsored by Huggins Hospital. Participants can pick up blue trash bags, gloves, and reflective vests from Makers Mill at 23 Bay St, between 8:00am and 11am on May 7th, and to register which street or area they intend to clean up. Refreshments will be served at Makers Mill.
Why it’s Important to Register
Registration is important as it helps the crew at the Wolfeboro Solid Waste and Recycling Facility locate and collect the filled bags. Bags are also available from the Wolfeboro Solid Waste Facility on Beach Pond Road prior to the event. Filled bags can be left set back safely by the roadside for collection on Monday for sorting, recycling and disposing.
What to Wear
Participants are advised to wear appropriate protective clothing and closed-toe shoes, bright colors or safety vests, and gloves. Bringing a water bottle and tick repellent is also recommended. Anyone driving the roads that day is asked to be extra careful and aware of the volunteers working to clean up our roadsides.
Wolfeboro’s Town Clean Up Day is part of a larger regional (Mount Washington)Valley Pride Day in which ten communities are participating. The event began in May 2000 and has taken place on the first Saturday in May ever since. Traditionally many organizations form teams such as Rotary, Kiwanis, Lions, Girl and Boy Scouts, school groups, and businesses to clean certain high-traffic areas in the community. We hope to see you all out on the streets May 7th!
Who to Contact
For more information or to register a group contact Makers Mill board member, Ivette Babylon at 603-569-0169 or email email@example.com.