LG LANDRIEU CALLS ON VOLUNTEERS FOR LOUISIANA REBIRTH CLEAN UP CAMPAIGN -- 02/08/2006
Office of Lieutenant GovernorFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 8, 2006
LG LANDRIEU CALLS ON VOLUNTEERS FOR LOUISIANA REBIRTH CLEAN UP CAMPAIGN
In preparation for Mardi Gras, Volunteers will Pick up Trash in the French Quarter
WHAT: Louisiana Rebirth Clean-Up Campaign
WHEN: Saturday, February 11, 2006
WHERE: Volunteers Meet at Jackson Square, Chartres Street & St. Peters Street
WHY: In preparation for Mardi Gras, volunteers with the Louisiana Rebirth Clean-Up Campaign will help remove trash and debris from Parade Routes, the French Quarter and the Central Business District. Volunteers are being organized from several national and statewide organizations including the Louisiana Serve Commission and Keep Louisiana Beautiful. Volunteers will be provided with clean up equipment, a free Rebirth t-shirt as well as snacks and facilities throughout the day. A reception will follow a day of hard work.
"We're encouraging volunteers to take part in the rebirth of New Orleans by helping clean our streets," said Lt. Governor Mitch Landrieu.
The event is sponsored by the Office of the Lt. Governor and the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism. The campaign is being made possible with support from the following organizations: City of New Orleans, Keep Louisiana Beautiful, Keep America Beautiful, Louisiana Serve Commission, New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau, New Orleans Hotels, Department of Transportation Development, Department of Environmental Quality, New Orleans Restaurants, Waste Management Incorporated, French Quarter Business Association, New Orleans Mardi Gras Krewes, Office of Lieutenant Governor and Department of Culture Recreation and Tourism, Hotard Incorporated and Corps of Engineers.
CONTACT: To RSVP or receive more information please contact Pamela Davis, Director, Louisiana Serve Commission at 225-342-2038