Keep Kingsport Beautiful holds Greenbelt clean up

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KINGSPORT – Kingsport residents will have an opportunity to Cleanup the Greenbelt on Saturday, April 26 during Keep Kingsport Beautifuls Greenbelt Cleanup, sponsored by Eastman Credit Union and Indian Path Medical Center. The event will kick off at the Greenbelt entrance near East Stone Commons (beside PetSmart) at 9:00 a.m. and will run through 11:00 a.m.

Civic, school and church organizations, scout troops, families and individuals are encouraged to join hands by participating in this event, which is a partnership with the Annual Day of Service and Keep Kingsport Beautiful. Anyone desiring to make a difference in their community and cleanup Kingsports Green Belt is welcome.

Trash bags and gloves will be provided at the kick-off and a drawing for door prizes will be held at the conclusion of the event.

Keep Kingsport Beautiful is excited to partner with the Day of Service program for the 3rd year in a row, said Robin Cleary, Director of Keep Kingsport Beautiful. From 9-11 a.m., individuals, families, industry and various civic groups will come together to clean up trash and debris along the Greenbelt trail and Reedy Creek. Domtar employees will be working along the Greenbelt section that borders their property and Day of Service volunteers will be lending a hand at both the Greenbelt and Darrells Dream Boundless Playground at Warriors Path State Park.

The Kingsport Greenbelt is a linear park that connects residential neighborhoods, traditional parks, downtown, commercial districts, schools and activity centers.

For more information on the Greenbelt Cleanup, contact Robin Cleary at 423-392-8814 or rcleary@kingsportchamber.org.

Keep Kingsport Beautiful is a partnership of the City of Kingsport and the Kingsport Chamber of Commerce. An affiliate of Keep America Beautiful, Keep Kingsport Beautiful has won more than 60 national, state and environmental awards.

Kingsports Day of Service 2014 is made possible by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and their many sponsors and volunteers. For more information on the Day of Service, contact Jim Nisbet, at 423-677-0077 or jrnisbetldspa@gmail.com