Residents are invited to roll up their sleeves and beautify some of Merced’s oldest neighborhoods on Saturday.
The Golden Valley Health Centers will host the two-hour clean-up effort in south Merced at 9 a.m. Volunteers will gather at Harriet Tubman Park, Fourth and N streets, before heading out, according to a news release.
The center’s employees are teaming with the Neighbors United for a Better South Merced group to organize the effort.
The center’s Health South Merced program works with Neighbors United for a Better South Merced to improve health and well-being in the area, according to a news release. The effort looks to decrease blight and bring the community together.
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Organizers recommend that volunteers wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Trash bags and gloves will be provided, according to the news release.
Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. in the park. A drawing for prizes is set for anyone registered before 9 a.m. Parking is free at Golden Valley Health Centers, 737 W. Childs Ave. For more, call Griselda Villa, the center’s community health program manager, at 209-385-5490.