Monday, April 12, 2010

volunteers needed for this Saturday's Bloomingdale Clean-Up

See this message from Bloomingdale resident Teri Janine:
DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF BARBARA BEST, WHO WAS COMMITTED TO A CLEAN AND BEAUTIFUL BLOOMINGDALE

Be Part of the Solution

PLEASE JOIN US – VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!!!

Saturday, April 17, 2010, 10am-2pm (Volunteers arrive @ 9:45am to sign-in) Meet @ 10 in the park across the street from Big Bear Café (near 1700 1st St NW (between N Florida Ave & N R St NW))

This year, Bloomingdale will be a proud participant in Keep America Beautiful`s annual spring event: the Great American Cleanup. The Bloomingdale Clean Up Day will include gardening and tree maintenance tutorials featuring DEREK THOMAS, the garden expert for our local Fox affiliate, WTTG, see www.thomaslandscapes.com, and our own Ward 5 Arborist, Shawn Walker. Please contact Teri Janine ASAP if you are interested in attending the presentations.

Free mulch* Limited supply of free plants* Alley, side walk and park clean up * Tree box beautification * Light yard work * Special Saturday trash pick up* Please notify Teri Janine ASAP or your Block Captain if you desire assistance with your tree box or with light yard work.

We are also pleased to announce that, in support of the Bloomingdale Clean Up Day, from Monday, April 12, 2010 through Friday April 16, 2010 from 4-8pm, Garden District, located at 1740 14th Street, NW, is offering Bloomingdale residents a special discount of 15% off annuals, perennials and shrubs purchased for this event only and a $50 rebate on trees from Casey Trees. During these off peak hours, Garden District staff will be readily available to answer your gardening questions. To receive the discount, please provide proof of Bloomingdale residency and a copy of this flyer.

Brought to you by the Bloomingdale Civic Association’s Beautification Committee

For more details, to volunteer and/or donate supplies contact Teri Janine terijanine@gmail.com or 214- 908- 1913.

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