PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY SPONSORS 3RD ANNUAL “CLEAN UP, GREEN
UP” BEAUTIFICATION INITIATIVE
Annual Countywide event to provide
communities with free planting materials
LARGO, MD – Prince
George’s County invites citizens, schools, businesses and community
organizations to participate in the third annual Countywide “Clean Up, Green Up” event on Saturday,
October 19, 2013. This initiative is designed
to keep communities cleaner and greener by conducting individual neighborhood
plantings and beautification activities throughout the County.
“I look forward to working with the volunteers who are committed
to beautifying our communities,” said County Executive Rushern L. Baker,
III. “I thank you for your continued
support and cooperation as we work together to keep our County healthy and
green for generations to come.”
To participate in “Clean
Up, Green Up,” applicants are encouraged to complete the application
and return it by mail or e-mail by Friday, September 13, 2013. Applications are
also available at the County libraries.
The Prince George’s County Department of Public Works and
Transportation will provide planting materials; instructions on planting trees,
shrubs and flowers; and litter collection supplies. Landscape design assistance is available
through the Neighborhood Design Center.
“Clean Up, Green Up”
provides community organizations, schools and businesses an opportunity to
partner with Prince George’s County Government, Keep Prince George’s County
Beautiful, Prince George’s County Public Schools, the Maryland-National Capital
Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC), Maryland State Highway Administration
and the Neighborhood Design Center to keep Prince George’s County beautiful.
For information on the Planting Program, please contact the
Neighborhood Design Center at (301) 779-6010.
For questions related to the Clean Up Program, please contact Samantha
Vannaseng of DPW&T at (301) 499-8523.