Clean & Green - Spring 2013

Clean & Green - Spring 2013

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** Neighborhood Assignments For Team Leaders **

Fortwood | Glass Farms | Glenwood | Highland Park | Hill City | MLK & UTC | North Creek | Northshore | Orchard Knob | Riverfront | Southside

If you are not listed on the maps above, don't worry!  Come to Miller Plaza on April 6th at 8:30 a.m to pick up your map, breakfast, and supplies. 

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River City Company, Chattanooga Neighborhood Enterprise and other local partners have teamed up to continue the efforts of the Clean & Green program to encourage and engage downtown neighborhoods, businesses, organizations, workers and patrons to take action to keep our downtown community clean and safe. We do this by recruiting volunteer teams to come out on our designated clean up days and take on major eyesore projects. The end result is a day filled with civic service by hundreds of volunteers, and a more beautiful, cleaner and safer downtown.

On April 6, River City Company and CNE, along with partner organizations, hope to host the largest clean-up day this city has ever seen. Our goal is to recruit 1,000 volunteers to dedicate 4 hours of their time to cleaning up downtown districts and neighborhoods.

The sky is the limit when it comes to the needs of our downtown, but some prime examples for volunteer work is: graffiti removal, trash pickup, pressure washing, beautification projects, neighborhood clean-up, vacant building clean-up, etc.

Our goal is to create the largest downtown clean-up possible! Please join us in making that happen!

what's currently being done

Currently, the City of Chattanooga monitors our streets, but there is still work to be done.
We have been hosting Clean & Green day since April 2011. Over the two years that Clean & Green has occurred, over 3,000 bags of trash have been collected; graffiti has been removed from over 100 buildings and monuments; 55 city blocks have been cleaned multiple times; downtown greenery has been tended to; and problems with city infrastructure like vandalism, potholes, and damaged bus stops have been reported.

why

why should people support this cause

There are so many reasons to support this cause:

- If you live downtown, support this cause to help keep your neighborhood clean and safe

- If you work downtown, support this cause to help keep your work environment clean and safe

-If you are in support of driving economic development to our downtown, please support this cause because a cleaner, safer downtown means a place where we can create more jobs, house more people and creative a thriving, exciting environment

-If you want Chattanooga to have an overall clean, safe and exciting downtown where the possibilities are endless, please support this cause

who

who would benefit from addressing this cause

Downtown neighborhoods and businesses including start ups, mom & pop shops and restaurants. Urban communities create a higher economic impact on a city's bottomline more than suburban areas. Artists, young professionals and overall downtown patrons directly are affected from this program as they are given a higher quality of life. A cleaner, safer downtown also improves our tourism rates, and if you didn't know, tourism is the number one industry and job provider in our city.

team leaders

River City Company
CNE
Unum
McCallie
The Chattanoogan Hotel
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Southside Cowart Place Neighborhood
2 NorthShore
Regions Bank
Vision Hospitality Group
Calvary Chapel
Creative Discovery Museum
UTC Volleyball Team
Habitat for Humanity
Jefferson Heights Neighborhood
GPS
Battle Academy
YMCA
Southside Merchants Association
MLK Neighborhood Association
1st Tennessee Bank
Real Estate Partners
Miller Martin
GreenLife
Urban League Young Professionals
Chamber of Commerce
Chattanooga State
Leadership Chattanoooga
Delegator
Glass Farms Neighborhood Association
LikeKraze
VW of Chattanooga

leadership qualities

River City Company wakes up every single day thinking about the needs of downtown. We feel it is our duty and privilege to lead a cause like this. We hope you will join us in the continuation of making downtown Chattanooga the greatest place to live, work and play!

CNE's mission is to build and sustain livable neighborhoods in Chattanooga. The Clean&Green program is a great opportunity for us at CNE to partner with like-minded organizations to achieve this mission of building and sustaining livable neighborhoods throughout Chattanooga.

when

when it should get started

Our Clean & Green event will take place April 6, 2013 from 8am to 12 pm

To sign up please click the contribute button above left to volunteer time or materials. For each individual please contribute 4 hours; for each team please multiply that by the number of people on your team.

when it should be finished

This is an ongoing annual program that River City Company & CNE implement every year.


comments

Posted Mar 11, 2013 at 1:13pm by First Presbyterian Church
We will be forming a team again!
Posted Mar 19, 2013 at 4:45pm by River City Company
We are so excited to have you all on board again! Thank you for your contributions!!
Posted Mar 16, 2013 at 3:48pm by SouthsideCowartNA
We intend to continue our collaboration with the Jefferson Heights Neighborhood Assn and initiate a successful collaboration with the emerging Ft Negley Neighborhood Assn for the Clean & Green events in 2013.
Southside Cowart Place Neighborhood Assn
Posted Mar 19, 2013 at 4:46pm by River City Company
This is great! Please let us know what you will need and we will take care of it! Southside neighborhoods ROCK!
Posted Mar 19, 2013 at 9:17am by GOLD Council/YPAC Partnership
The UTC GOLD Council and Young Professionals Association of Chattanooga (YPAC) are teaming up for this event! We are excited to clean and beautify our great city! See you on April 6th!
Posted Mar 19, 2013 at 4:46pm by River City Company
What a great idea!! We can't wait to work with you all! Thank you for volunteering!
Posted Mar 21, 2013 at 12:00pm by O.C. Buckels & Co.
OC Buckels & Co. will be out for the cause! We love being a part of the downtown community.
Posted Apr 3, 2013 at 10:54pm by River City Company
And we love having O.C. Buckels downtown!
Posted Mar 26, 2013 at 2:53pm by Chattanooga Sports Ministries
CSM's All-Stars are excited to jump in and help give back to our community!
Posted Apr 3, 2013 at 10:55pm by River City Company
We are very excited to have you all part of the event!!
Posted Mar 27, 2013 at 1:47pm by Taziki's Mediterranean Cafe
The Taziki's team is excited to be a part of this cause! We love Chattanooga!
Posted Apr 3, 2013 at 10:56pm by River City Company
Chattanooga is so lucky to have Taziki's! See you Saturday!
Posted Mar 30, 2013 at 7:56pm by DecoPrint of Chattanooga
We will list our contributions as soon as our team is fully assembled.
Posted Apr 3, 2013 at 10:56pm by River City Company
Thanks Decoprint! See you Saturday!
Posted Mar 30, 2013 at 10:39pm by The Office @ Zackry Trace
We may have a team of 6 coming out of the Great state of GA into the city to help. We are in Flintstone, but many of us work and play in the 'noog.
Posted Apr 3, 2013 at 10:57pm by River City Company
Thank you so much! See you Saturday!
Posted Apr 1, 2013 at 10:26am by Jefferson Heights Community Association
Jefferson Heights will be out cleaning our neighborhood!
Posted Apr 3, 2013 at 11:00pm by River City Company
Thank you for your commitment to downtown! See you Saturday!
Posted Apr 3, 2013 at 8:57am by Fortwood Neighborhood Assoc. FWNA
Fortwood will be participating including neighbors and members of the neighborhood assoc.
Posted Apr 3, 2013 at 11:00pm by River City Company
You guys rock!
Posted Apr 5, 2013 at 12:59pm by DecoPrint of Chattanooga
We are bringing a team of 4 with us for sure and are hoping for more.
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