Doreen Overstreet, Orange County Public Information Officer
Email: Doreen.Overstreet@ocfl.net
Phone: 407-468-5851

Orange County Neighborhood Preservation & Revitalization Office Hosts Taft Community Cleanup for Earth Day

WHAT: The Taft Community Center has partnered with TransPremier, a local construction company in the Taft area, and Orange County Government to invite residents to take part in a community cleanup on April 21 for Earth Day.

From 8 to 11 a.m., Orange County crew will pick up large items (e.g., mattresses) placed curbside by residents in the Taft community. Volunteers will pick up trash and debris along roadways surrounding Taft and area neighborhoods. Prior to the event, Taft residents are encouraged to clean up their yards, pick up trash and place all unwanted bulk items at their curb for pick-up. After the cleanup, there will be a celebration at the Taft Community Center.

WHEN: Saturday, April 21

8 a.m. to 11 a.m. – Community Cleanup

11 a.m. – Ending celebration at the Taft Community Center

WHERE: Meet at the Taft Community Center

9450 S. Orange Avenue

Orlando, FL 32824

PHOTO/INTERVIEW OPPS:

  • Volunteers picking up trash and helping the Taft area in honor of Earth Day.
  • District 4 Orange County Commissioner Jennifer Thompson, District 4 and her aides will be attending the event.

ONSITE MEDIA CONTACT:

  • Yvette Shelton, 407-267-5091

About Orange County Government: Orange County Government strives to serve its citizens and guests with integrity, honesty, fairness and professionalism. Located in Central Florida, Orange County includes 13 municipalities and is home to world-famous theme parks, the nation’s second-largest convention center, and a thriving life science research park. Seven elected members make up the Board of County Commissioners including the Mayor who is elected countywide. For more information, please visit www.OCFL.net or go to the Orange County Facebook and Twitter pages.

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