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News Release

RI Department of Environmental Management
235 Promenade St., Providence, RI 02908
(401) 222-2771 TDD/(401) 222-4462


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Date:

Thursday, August 17

Time:

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Location:

Goddard Memorial State Park
Ives Road, Warwick

Event:

Youth Litter Corps Appreciation Day


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For Release:

August 15, 2000

Media Contact:

Sally Spadaro 222-4700 ext. 2426
Stephanie Powell 222-4700 ext. 4418

DEM TO HOLD APPRECIATION DAY FOR LITTER CORPS CLEAN TEAMS

PROVIDENCE - More than 200 members of OSCAR Youth Litter Corps Clean Teams from 24 municipalities and 11 nonprofit organizations will be honored for their summer of productivity at an Appreciation Day, Thursday, August 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Goddard Memorial State Park in Warwick. Department of Environmental Management Director Jan Reitsma will welcome the teams at 10:30 a.m. and will present awards to the best teams. After that the youths will enjoy games and a picnic.

Teams from the following communities and nonprofit organizations will participate:

Barrington

Bristol

Burrillville

Central Falls

Coventry

Cumberland

East Greenwich

East Providence

Glocester

Jamestown

Johnston

Lincoln

Narragansett

North Kingstown

North Providence

North Smithfield

Pawtucket

Richmond

Smithfield

South Kingstown

Warren

Warwick

West Warwick

Woonsocket

Keep Providence Beautiful (Providence)

James L. Maher Regional Center (Bristol)

James L. Maher Regional Center (Newport)

Silver Lake Community Center (Providence)

Capitol City (Providence)

Blackstone Valley A.R.C. (Pawtucket)

Washington Square Services (Newport)

East Providence Boys & Girls Club

South Providence Development Corp.

Providence Recreation Department

Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management

Youth Litter Corps workers are teen-agers and adults with disabilities who are hired to do roadside cleanups and conservation/beautification projects in their communities with funding from the Department of Environmental Management's OSCAR Program (Ocean State Cleanup and Recycling).


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