Keep Florida Beautiful Says: You Too Can Help Keep Miami Beautiful!

Apr 19, 2001, 01:00 ET from Keep Florida Beautiful

    MIAMI, April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Nationwide, millions of volunteers will
 join forces this spring and spruce up their own corners of the world through
 the Great American Cleanup(TM), the nation's largest grassroots
 beautification, litter prevention and community improvement program.
     This year, in coordination with Keep America Beautiful and Keep Florida
 Beautiful, Keep Miami Beautiful, Inc. will once again clean-up and beautify
 one of Miami's most treasured neighborhoods: Little Haiti.  They are
 recruiting volunteers to help us carry out a number of activities, including
 gardening, litter pickup, and a clothing drive.
     Governor Bush will be joining in from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. to help!
 
     WHEN:      Saturday, April 21, 2001
                On-site registration begins at 8:00 am.
                We will work from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon approximately.
 
     WHERE:     Toussaint Louverture Elementary School
                120 NE 59 Street, Miami
 
     WHAT:      * Native Florida gardening and tree planting.  Volunteers and
                  students will join Governor Jeb Bush to plant a native garden
                  in the school's courtyard and other native trees on school
                  grounds.
                * Litter pickup.  Join Sticky Man(TM), a reformed "litter bug,"
                  as he tours Florida's schools and Publix Supermarkets
                  recruiting volunteers and promoting the litter prevention
                  message. The volunteers, including the Governor, will venture
                  out into the neighborhood (From NE 54 Street to the south, to
                  NE 65 Street to the north, and from North Miami Avenue to the
                  West, to NE 2 Avenue to the East) to pick up litter and
                  recyclable materials.
                * Clothing drive.  Volunteers will be asked to bring one
                  article of clothing to be donated to the local Salvation
                  Army.
 
     Volunteers who pre-register will receive a free t-shirt.  Haitian music
 and food will be provided.
 
     For more information, or to pre-register, please contact:
     Miguel Milanes
     Founder/President, Keep Miami Beautiful, Inc.
     (305) 854-6607
     E-mail: kmiab@hotmail.com
 
     Bruce M. Ryan, Coordinator
     Great American Cleanup in Florida
     Keep Florida Beautiful, Inc.
     (800) 828-9338
     E-mail: kfbryan@hotmail.com
 
     Lisa Gates
     Office of the Governor
     850-488-5394
 
 

SOURCE Keep Florida Beautiful
    MIAMI, April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Nationwide, millions of volunteers will
 join forces this spring and spruce up their own corners of the world through
 the Great American Cleanup(TM), the nation's largest grassroots
 beautification, litter prevention and community improvement program.
     This year, in coordination with Keep America Beautiful and Keep Florida
 Beautiful, Keep Miami Beautiful, Inc. will once again clean-up and beautify
 one of Miami's most treasured neighborhoods: Little Haiti.  They are
 recruiting volunteers to help us carry out a number of activities, including
 gardening, litter pickup, and a clothing drive.
     Governor Bush will be joining in from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. to help!
 
     WHEN:      Saturday, April 21, 2001
                On-site registration begins at 8:00 am.
                We will work from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon approximately.
 
     WHERE:     Toussaint Louverture Elementary School
                120 NE 59 Street, Miami
 
     WHAT:      * Native Florida gardening and tree planting.  Volunteers and
                  students will join Governor Jeb Bush to plant a native garden
                  in the school's courtyard and other native trees on school
                  grounds.
                * Litter pickup.  Join Sticky Man(TM), a reformed "litter bug,"
                  as he tours Florida's schools and Publix Supermarkets
                  recruiting volunteers and promoting the litter prevention
                  message. The volunteers, including the Governor, will venture
                  out into the neighborhood (From NE 54 Street to the south, to
                  NE 65 Street to the north, and from North Miami Avenue to the
                  West, to NE 2 Avenue to the East) to pick up litter and
                  recyclable materials.
                * Clothing drive.  Volunteers will be asked to bring one
                  article of clothing to be donated to the local Salvation
                  Army.
 
     Volunteers who pre-register will receive a free t-shirt.  Haitian music
 and food will be provided.
 
     For more information, or to pre-register, please contact:
     Miguel Milanes
     Founder/President, Keep Miami Beautiful, Inc.
     (305) 854-6607
     E-mail: kmiab@hotmail.com
 
     Bruce M. Ryan, Coordinator
     Great American Cleanup in Florida
     Keep Florida Beautiful, Inc.
     (800) 828-9338
     E-mail: kfbryan@hotmail.com
 
     Lisa Gates
     Office of the Governor
     850-488-5394
 
 SOURCE  Keep Florida Beautiful