Aug 5: Antioch Police Set for 83rd Neighborhood Cleanup

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The Antioch Police Department announced the 83rd installment of the Neighborhood Cleanup Program will be held on August 5.

The Cleanup event will begin on Saturday at 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. where volunteers will be cleaning the neighborhood along Center Lane, Tregallas Road, Garrow Drive and Worrell Road. Volunteers will meet at Belshaw Elementary School on Roosevelt Lane (see map).

Volunteers will receive instructions and the equipment necessary to accomplish the goal. The targeted area is within walking distance. Excluding inclement weather, future Neighborhood Cleanup events are scheduled for the first Saturday of every month and the locations will be announced in advance.

This is a collaborative community effort which involves active participation from The Antioch Police Department Crime Prevention Commission; Neighborhood Watch Program; Volunteers in Police Service; community volunteers and the Public Works Department.

The City of Antioch Neighborhood Cleanup program is not just for residential neighborhoods. It is a program that will change venues on a monthly basis and it will include business and commercial areas as well. Neighborhoods that are free of trash and refuse are inviting, and a clean community instills a sense of community pride.

Remember, cleaning up your neighborhood can make life better for your family, your neighbors and your community!

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  1. Forget the “cleanup” activities! If you don’t want your neighborhood to have that BLIGHTED look, start by enforcing Antioch’s civic codes of keeping those “gorgeous” trash containers out of sight and get rid of those dented clunkers in driveways. That would be a good start!

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