Anch Chamber Citywide Cleanup E-NewsStudents Participate in "Super Sweeper" Program: This Saturday Students lend a hand during Anchorage Chamber Citywide Cleanup Week for a chance to win an iPod Shuffle The Anchorage Chamber Citywide Cleanup "Super Sweeper" Program will be held at participating schools from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 1 and is a fun way to teach kids the importance of a clean city. The "Super Sweeper" Program challenges elementary, middle, private and high school students to get together and cleanup trash around their schools and neighborhoods.
Families are welcome to join thousands of student volunteers during the day. Pick- up your orange bags at participating schools starting at 10 a.m. on Saturday. Participating students have a chance to win an iPod Shuffle®. Visit Anchoragechamber.org for additional information about the "Super Sweeper" Program and learn safe methods of picking up trash around town.
The "Super Sweeper" Program is Sponsored By the Generosity of:
Anchorage Chamber Citywide Cleanup: Orange Bags Available Pick-up orange bags at select Red Robin and Burger King locations The 42nd annual Anchorage Chamber Citywide Cleanup will be held May 1 to 8 across the Municipality of Anchorage. Don't delay and pick-up your orange bags this weekend! Orange cleanup bags will be available at the below locations. Please limit two bags per person. Then, during the Anchorage Chamber Citywide Cleanup Week, fill and deliver your trash bags to Anchorage/ Girdwood landfills and transfer stations for FREE.
- Red Robin (3401 Penland Parkway and 401 E Dimond Blvd.)
- Burger King (900 E. Dimond Blvd., 700 Northway Drive and 1405 W Northern Lights Blvd.)
- Anchorage Chamber Office (1016 W. Sixth Avenue, Suite 303) (Hours: Mon: 8-11 a.m., 1:30-5 p.m.; Tues. thru Fri.: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Below is a snapshot of events to get engaged in during this year's Anchorage Chamber Citywide Cleanup Week. Visit Anchoragechamber.org for more details.
- May 1 to 8: Anchorage Chamber Citywide Cleanup Week
- May 1: "Super Sweepers" Participation Day (Sponsored by Princess Tours)
- May 1, 2, 8: Free Dump Days at Solid Waste Services
- May 6: Clean Sweep Celebration, 5-7 p.m., Delaney Park Strip. FREE event for all participants
Sign Up to Volunteer Today Get your team and designate a specific cleanup location around town Do you and your co-workers have an eye on a certain section of town that needs to be cleaned? You can pledge to volunteer yourself or a group of people anytime during Anchorage Chamber Citywide Cleanup Week May 1-8. Coordinate with co-workers to clean your neck of the woods during the Anchorage Chamber Citywide Cleanup Week and then visit Anchoragechamber.org and use the volunteer sign-up form. Type your location in the "Comment" box. Remember to stay flexible because someone may beat you to your spot! Please Note: Once orange bags are filled, your team is responsible for delivering the trash, for free, to either the Anchorage Regional Landfill, Anchorage Central or Girdwood Transfer Stations (see below). Call 272-2401 for more details.
Free Dump Days at the Landfills and Transfer Stations: May 1, 2 and 8 Remember to cover your load and truck beds to keep Anchorage clean and green Cleanup Heroes are asked to deliver all trash to the local landfills. The Anchorage Regional Landfill, Anchorage Central Transfer Station and Girdwood Transfer Station will be open for free residential use on May 1, 2 and 8. Orange bags will be accepted free of charge the entire cleanup week. Visit Anchoragechamber.org for more information about load requirements and specific information.
Clean Sweep Celebration: May 6 Celebrate a cleaner city on the Park Strip with activities for the entire family Businesses and families are encouraged to spend Thursday, May 6 cleaning and Anchorage's streets, parks and neighborhoods and then come together at the end of the day to celebrate at the Anchorage Chamber Clean Sweep Celebration from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Delaney Park Strip.
This free community celebration will be fun for the whole family, including games like the Trash Triathlon, Super Sweeper Races, a stage of entertainers, clean dream wall, free ice cream, door prizes and more!
Visit Anchoragechamber.org for more information and to get involved.
Thank You Sponsors Sponsor Contributions Make Anchorage Chamber Citywide Cleanup Possible The Anchorage Chamber Citywide Cleanup would not be possible without the support of our 2010 sponsors. Plenty of sponsorships opportunities still exist! Visit Anchoragechamber.org, or contact Janna Eatman to find out how you can pledge your financial support of this invaluable program.
Special Thank You to:
- White Glove Sponsors: Anchorage Chamber of Commerce, Anchorage School District, BP, KTUU Channel 2, Solid Waste Services, and 94.7 The End
- Bag Pick-Up Sponsors: Red Robin and Burger King
- Squeaky Clean Sponsors: Alaska Waste, Princess Tours and Anchorage Daily News
- Buff & Shine Sponsors: Denali Foods, Inc. (Taco Bell), ExxonMobil, First National Bank Alaska and MacDonald Waste
For more information about the 2010 Anchorage Chamber Citywide Cleanup Program, visit Anchoragechamber.org. Specific questions can be directed via e-mail to the Anchorage Chamber Citywide Cleanup coordinator Gail Palmer.
Posted: April 29, 2010
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