By Brittney Whipple
What is the Great American Cleanup?
The Great American Cleanup is Keep America Beautiful’s 100-day community improvement program to encourage people to take action to improve and beautify their community. Keep Blount Beautiful celebrates the Great American Cleanup season with many events so YOU can help make Blount cleaner, greener, and more beautiful. The goal of these events is to encourage residents in Blount County to become engaged with their local environment and strengthen their community pride.
See below for the full event schedule. For more information and to sign up, visit our website, click on the event links in the schedule below, or contact the office at 865-681-4809 / firstname.lastname@example.org.
Full Event Schedule:
Townsend Community Cleanup
Where: Townsend Visitors Center, 7906 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Townsend
When: Saturday, March 23rd
City of Friendsville Cleanup
Where: Friendsville City Hall, 213 W College Ave, Friendsville
When: Saturday, March 30th
Town of Louisville Cleanup
Where: Lousiville Town Hall, 3623 Louisville Rd, Louisville
When: Saturday, April 13th
Earth Day Recycling Collection
Where: First Baptist Maryville, 202 W Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Maryville
When: Saturday, April 27th
Invasive Species Pull with LRWA
Where: Townsend Riverwalk
When: Saturday, May 4th
DASH for TRASH
Where: Round 6 Brewing, 427 Whitecrest Rd, Maryville
When: Saturday, May 11th
Time: 11am- 1pm
Don’t forget about Litter Committee!
Our monthly Litter Committee will continue through the Great American Cleanup. Join us the first Wednesday of each month from 4-5pm. Visit our website for date and location information.
Organize your own cleanup
Keep Blount Beautiful has all the supplies you will need to perform your own group litter pickup. Let us know if you would like us to help you plan something for your group!