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Monday May 4th, 2015 3:02AM

Great American Cleanup is next Sat.

By Staff
GAINESVILLE - Final preparations are underway for Hall County's part in the Great American Cleanup this year.<br /> <br /> It will take place next Saturday, April 12, hosted by Keep Hall Beautiful and the cities of Oakwood, Flowery Branch, Lula, Gainesville and Braselton. The City of Oakwood and Sterling on the Lake will also be offering an electronics recycling, document destruction and other non-traditional recycling opportunities for all Hall County Residents.<br /> <br /> Volunteers are needed in these areas:<br /> <br /> City of Oakwood <br /> 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.<br /> Stream & Roadside Cleanups<br /> (Wear Old Clothes)<br /> Meet at Oakwood City Park<br /> Supplies, Breakfast & Lunch will be provided<br /> Contact: 770-534-2365<br /> <br /> Items accepted for free recycling<br /> Most Electronics, Appliances and household documents<br /> * TV's will be recycled for a fee<br /> * No Electronic material containing hazardous materials/chemicals will be accepted<br /> Gently used clothing, shoes and household goods<br /> Eye Glasses, Cell Phones and hearing aids<br /> Contact Keep Hall Beautiful or go to its Facebook page for a more complete list of accepted items<br /> <br /> City of Flowery Branch<br /> 9: 00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.<br /> Meet at Flowery Branch Depot<br /> Bags, gloves, water and donuts will be provided.<br /> Contact: 770-531-1102<br /> <br /> City of Lula<br /> 8:30a.m. - 12:00 p.m.<br /> Meet at Lula RR Depot<br /> Bags, gloves & food will be provided.<br /> Contact: 770-869-3801<br /> <br /> City of Gainesville (1)<br /> 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.<br /> Meet at Fair Street Neighborhood Center<br /> 715 Fair Street <br /> Water will be provided<br /> Contact: 770-531-1102<br /> <br /> City of Gainesville (2)<br /> 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.<br /> Meet in Parking Lot of La Flor DeJalisco,<br /> 425-1 Atlanta Hwy.<br /> Drinks & Snacks will be provided<br /> Contact: 770-531-1102<br /> <br /> Braselton<br /> 9 a.m.-2 p.m.<br /> Meet in the Braselton Community Room<br /> Located below/behind the Police Municipal Court building at 5040 Highway 53 Braselton next to Town Hall.<br /> Will be cleaning river & nearby streams . (This is a River's Alive Event.)<br /> Pizza will be provided<br /> Contact: ywise@braselton.net or call 706 654 3915 ext.1012<br /> <br /> Sterling on the Lake<br /> Recycling Site Only<br /> Document Destruction, Household Items & More<br /> 9 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.<br /> (Fee applies for paint disposal)<br /> Contact: 770-965-3980 Opt. 2 <br /> <br /> Hall County Government, American Security Shredding, Clermont Lions Club, Carry on Youth and Sterling on the Lake are also listed among those contributing time, resources and support to the effort. <br /> <br /> For more information contact: Keep Hall Beautiful @ 770-531-1102 or info @keephallbeautiful.org<br />
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