Green Streets project aims to clean Aspinwall Saturday
As long as Mother Nature cooperates, the streets of Aspinwall will look cleaner this weekend.
The eighth annual Green Streets cleanup day in Aspinwall is set for Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon. Volunteers will meet on Brilliant Avenue in front of Beans ‘N Cream to help clean up the borough.
Vests, gloves and garbage bags will be provided.
“As the people become more and more conscientious on the environment, it's becoming more popular for people to include their children in it and really get out and make a difference in the community,” Tripp Clarke, one of the event organizers, said.
After the cleanup, local musicians will perform from noon to 2 p.m.
Clarke said local businesses can have special deals and use the event to promote themselves.
“We do invite the local merchants to get involved and be a part of it,” Clarke said.
Weather will be a key factor in the cleanup's success. Last year, the event was delayed until May because of poor weather. Clarke said he's hopeful that this year's cleanup day will feature clearer skies.
Besides beautifying the town, the event also provides residents an opportunity to get to know their neighbors and get outside after a long winter, Clarke said.
“We kind of look at it as a community bonding effort more than anything else,” Clarke said.
Tom McGee is an associate editor for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 412-856-7400, ext. 1513 or email@example.com.
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