Army of volunteers tackle Kent downtown clean-up

  • BY Wire Service
  • Tuesday, May 19, 2009 6:05pm
  • Business
Cleanup volunteers

Cleanup volunteers

The Annual Spring Clean-Up Saturday in downtown Kent went off without a hitch – even the weather cooperated. Under sunny skies, a small army of about 40 volunteers spruced up the city’s downtown business section, weeding, replanting and cleaning up debris.

John Hinds, manager of Kent Station, was this year’s organizer, through the Kent Downtown Partnership, which sponsored the event. He said he was excited about the number of teens who turned out to help this year.

“What’s really great is getting the youth out,” he said.


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