Community Clean Up 2023
The City of Seminole celebrated Earth Day by leading the Community Clean Up. The clean up was April 15-22nd and was aimed at cleaning up the city, making it more beautiful and protecting the environment. Ten teams participated in the clean-up effort, and over 140 volunteers came out to lend a hand to make the event a success.
The teams are as followed:
Seminole First Baptist Church Celebrate Recovery cleaned on walked Highland Street. Seminole State College Presidential Leadership Class cleaned around and in the creek of Seminole Municipal Park.
Budget Boosters cleaned on Oak Street.
Artsy Fartsy Folks (Seminole Arts Council) made updates to Chase Park and cleaned the 2 block perimeter.
Carter Real Estate, Seminole Middle School, Edward Jones – Brian Geist, and Synergy Urgent Care partnered to clean and make upgrades to John’s Park.
Pam Robinson Real Estate cleaned on Milt Phillips near Braums and Sonic.
Seminole HS Tennis Team cleaned around the Tennis Courts and Boomtown.
Seminole High School cleaned Highway 9 and planted new flowers in the vases at the school.
Cross Trail Outfitters upgraded a flower bed in Seminole Downtown District.
“The City of Seminole is so thankful for every team that wanted to do their part in making Seminole a cleaner place to live. They picked up over 100 bags of trash during the clean-up, which is an incredible effort for the city,” said Mayor Jeff Griffin. “The success of the clean-up effort is a testament to the power of community engagement. When people come together and work towards a common goal, incredible things can be achieved. The city of Seminole is fortunate to have a community that is so committed to preserving the environment and making the city a better place to live.”
Overall, the community clean-up effort in Seminole was a great success. The community should be proud of the work that was done and the impact that it has had on the environment.