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Students Cleaning Up West End Streets

April 29, 2016 8:00 AM | News

West End BizThe West End should be sparkling by the time 300 students are done with it today.

Students from General Wolfe and Isaac Brock schools are filling hundreds of bags full of garbage and recyclables from West End walkways, boulevards and parks. They will also sweep dozens of sidewalks free of sand.

Th efforts are part of the West End BIZ’s 24th annual Sweep Off.

“The students look forward to this event each year and we are so proud of how they really take ownership of the work,” said Gloria Cardwell-Hoeppner, executive director of the West End BIZ.

“They really get the message of what goes down… someone has to pick up, after a full day of doing just that!

City staff and the Recycle Everywhere team will be on hand at Saigon Park (Spence and Ellice) to collect the bags and recyclables.

Students will be out between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.

— Staff