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DUARTE AND BRADBURY HONOR THE ENVIRONMENT, APRIL 8 DURING JOINT “EARTH DAY” VOLUNTEER PROJECT

DUARTE AND BRADBURY HONOR THE ENVIRONMENT, APRIL 8

DURING JOINT “EARTH DAY” VOLUNTEER PROJECT

 

DUARTE, CA, February 21, 2017 – Duarte and Bradbury will honor the Earth with a variety of joint community volunteer projects starting at 9:00 am on Saturday, April 8th at the Duarte Teen Center.  This year’s Earth Day celebration, sponsored by Burrtec Waste Industries, Volunteer Center of the San Gabriel Valley, Upper San Gabriel Municipal Water District, and the LA County Sanitation Districts will include the planting of drought tolerant plants and trees in Encanto Park and Bradbury, cleaning the Royal Oaks Trail, Duarte Park and retail parking lots along Huntington Drive.

            Some 70 volunteers including 50 teens from the Duarte Area Resource Team (D.A.R.T), Cardinals Helping Youth Live Life (CHYLL), are expected to participate in the day’s activities along with staff from Duarte and Bradbury.  A continental breakfast, a new t-shirt and guest speaker will kick off Earth Day activities at 9:00 am.  Mayors of both City’s will also be on hand to officially welcome and thank volunteers.  The day will conclude with a vegan lunch, participation in a sustainable art project and creating an Earth Day PSA that will be featured on the City’s Social Media platforms.

            For more information, or to volunteer, please call Iliana Garcia at (626) 357-7931, ext. 227.

About the City of Duarte

The City of Duarte was incorporated on August 22, 1957. With integrity and transparency, the City provides exemplary public services in a caring and fiscally responsible manner with a commitment to our community’s future. For more information visit www.accessduarte.com or call (626) 357-7931.  Follow the City of Duarte on Facebook at facebook.com/duartecommunity; Twitter @CityofDuarte; Instagram @city_of_duarte and LinkedIn.

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