Pennsylvania Resources Council Offers Community Cleanup Tips and Schedule; Enter Your Town in the Clean Community Award Contest

Apr 19, 2001, 01:00 ET from Pennsylvania Resources Council

    NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa., April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- April brings spring cleaning
 zeal to many communities throughout Pennsylvania.  For people interested in
 learning about and joining cleanup projects in their area, the Pennsylvania
 Resources Council (PRC) offers a calendar of litter/dump cleanups across the
 Commonwealth.  In addition, PRC provides energized citizens with a list of
 tips and procedures to organize local cleanup events.  Call PRC at
 888-LITTERBUG (548-8372) to learn what's going on in your area and how you can
 help beautify your community, or to have the list of tips and events mailed or
 faxed to you.
 
     Proud of Your Cleanup?  Enter PRC's Clean Community Award Contest
     With dozens of organized cleanups planned and underway for Earth Day,
 April 22, and Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Day, April 28, Patricia Imperato,
 Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC), encourages
 people to take as much pride in their accomplishments as they do in their
 communities.  The rewards can include not only recognition but cash prizes to
 the sponsoring organization.
     "This year, PRC presents the Clean Community Awards to outstanding cleanup
 projects in Pennsylvania," Imperato says.  "We want to hear from
 municipalities and nonprofit groups anywhere in Pennsylvania about their
 efforts to beautify their towns, and the results they've achieved.  First
 prize is $1,000, second prize $500 and third prize $250."
     Entries should include a factual description and as many photos as
 possible of the event.  Entries close May 15 for this year's Clean Community
 Awards.  Entry forms can be obtained online at
 http://www.litterbug.org/award/award.shtml; further information is available
 from PRC's litter hotline at 888-LITTERBUG (548-8372).
     PRC is an independent, statewide nonprofit organization which educates
 citizens on environmental issues and resources, and monitors government
 environmental policy.  The organization is headquartered in Newtown Square,
 (phone 610-353-1555), and has an affiliated office in Pittsburgh,
 (412-488-7490).
 
 

SOURCE Pennsylvania Resources Council
    NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa., April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- April brings spring cleaning
 zeal to many communities throughout Pennsylvania.  For people interested in
 learning about and joining cleanup projects in their area, the Pennsylvania
 Resources Council (PRC) offers a calendar of litter/dump cleanups across the
 Commonwealth.  In addition, PRC provides energized citizens with a list of
 tips and procedures to organize local cleanup events.  Call PRC at
 888-LITTERBUG (548-8372) to learn what's going on in your area and how you can
 help beautify your community, or to have the list of tips and events mailed or
 faxed to you.
 
     Proud of Your Cleanup?  Enter PRC's Clean Community Award Contest
     With dozens of organized cleanups planned and underway for Earth Day,
 April 22, and Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Day, April 28, Patricia Imperato,
 Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC), encourages
 people to take as much pride in their accomplishments as they do in their
 communities.  The rewards can include not only recognition but cash prizes to
 the sponsoring organization.
     "This year, PRC presents the Clean Community Awards to outstanding cleanup
 projects in Pennsylvania," Imperato says.  "We want to hear from
 municipalities and nonprofit groups anywhere in Pennsylvania about their
 efforts to beautify their towns, and the results they've achieved.  First
 prize is $1,000, second prize $500 and third prize $250."
     Entries should include a factual description and as many photos as
 possible of the event.  Entries close May 15 for this year's Clean Community
 Awards.  Entry forms can be obtained online at
 http://www.litterbug.org/award/award.shtml; further information is available
 from PRC's litter hotline at 888-LITTERBUG (548-8372).
     PRC is an independent, statewide nonprofit organization which educates
 citizens on environmental issues and resources, and monitors government
 environmental policy.  The organization is headquartered in Newtown Square,
 (phone 610-353-1555), and has an affiliated office in Pittsburgh,
 (412-488-7490).
 
 SOURCE  Pennsylvania Resources Council