Preparations are underway for the 2nd Clean & Clear Five Points South this year. Check out the graphic below for an impact overview of the last four events. We are looking to grow our volunteer numbers for our next clean up day!
Please take a few minutes this week to do this following:
Invite your friends and officers:
Facebook Event Page - https://www.facebook.com/events/591891134480211/
Forward the email below to your officer email list and post during your roll call meetings:
Clean and Clear is Five Points South's beautification and cleanup event that happens three times a year. From trash collection to graffiti removal and greenery efforts, this is your day to give back in your downtown.
Clean and Clear is a Five Points Alliance program and only made possible through our sponsors and partners and the City of Birmingham.
SIGN-UP: at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1B8BRQRkFbieV3jYMuglrsIAcrEEV2cdhcs7jReQ9Kac/edit
WHEN: Saturday, June 9, 2018 8am-1:30pm
• 8am-8:30am: Check-in
• 8:30am-11:30am: Shift - 3 hours
• 12pm-1:30pm: Volunteer lunch at Brennan’s Irish Pub
WHERE: 8am check-in at the amphitheater in Brother Bryan Park with a group orientation at 8:30am. Five Points South business district and many areas within the neighborhood are targeted for Clean and Clear efforts.
WHAT: At check-in, you’ll receive your assigned cleaning area, complimentary coffee, water and snacks. All we need you to bring is the manpower and some tools. IMPORTANT!!!! We will need 3 pressure washers, some weed eaters and a lawn mower.
TARGET AREA: Brother Bryan Park
• Litter pick-up within and around park
• Sidewalk clearing and weed cutting around park.
• Tree Trimming within park
• Sidewalk pressure washing within park
WHO: Anyone! From large companies to individuals, families with young children to college students, we’ll find a place and tasks for everyone. Sign up as an individual or gather a team.
WHY CLEAN & CLEAR: Since March 2017, 138 volunteers totaling 459 hours have made Clean and Clear Five Points South a huge success. And we know that beautification efforts like Clean and Clear create a higher quality of life by attracting visitors, residents, reducing crime, encouraging new businesses and instilling pride in the city we all call home.
RESULTS TO DATE: Over 6,700 pounds of trash and debris have been collected; 3,248 feet of sidewalks/alleys have been cleaned/cleared and problems with city infrastructure like vandalism, potholes and damaged bus stops have been reported.
Have a special project idea? Submit it here: firstname.lastname@example.org
2017 special projects included alleyways and sidewalks within the fountain area business district cleanups, an alleyway clean up on Cobb Lane, a community park clean up at Valley View Park and clearing the sidewalk on 16th Ave South.