MEDIA ADVISORY: 5th Annual Logan Heights Neighborhood Cleanup Brings 200 Volunteers

MEDIA ADVISORY: 5th Annual Logan Heights Neighborhood Cleanup Brings 200 Volunteers
June, 2015 Client News

WHAT: The 5th Annual Logan Heights Neighborhood Cleanup will bring nearly 200 volunteers together to beautify the streets and alleys around the commercial corridor of Logan Heights, as well as the Logan Heights Pocket Park. Besides just picking up trash, beautification projects such as fencing in the Gilliam Family Community Garden and Park, and graffiti removal in alleyways is planned.

WHERE: Gilliam Family Community Garden and Park, 2835 Imperial Ave., San Diego, Calif. 92102

WHEN: Saturday, June 13, 8:30 a.m. to 12-noon. Note: Best time for media to cover 9:30 to 11:00 a.m.

WHO: BAME Renaissance Community Development Corporation (BAME CDC), a locally based nonprofit, organizes this volunteer effort every year. Volunteers of all ages, including youth, may participate in this cleanup event. There is no cost to participate and there is no minimum age.

WHY: Nobody likes a dirty street, park or hiking trail. Not only does it look bad, but it can also cause serious health threats to San Diegans. The 5th Annual Logan Heights Neighborhood Cleanup is a one-day event that gives local residents and the public at-large a chance to clean up the local environment, ensuring clean and safe places for us all to work, play and live.

INTERVIEWS/VISUALS: 
  • Volunteers working hard to clean the streets and alleys, as well as partaking in beautification projects.
  • Interview with Monte Jones, chief executive officer, BAME CDC
  • Interview with volunteers (Spanish-speaking volunteers available)