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Are You Ready For Your 20-Minute Makeover?

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

The Sault Ste. Marie community is invited to participate in the 5th Annual 20-Minute Makeover taking place Tuesday, May 10, 2016.

To take part, registered participants are required to clean up outside their home or business for at least 20 minutes. The intent of the community clean-up is to promote civic pride, city beautification, and acknowledge Earth Day. Last year, over 600 people participated in the city-wide initiative.

Registered participants will receive a clean-up kit containing gloves, garbage bags, and other items - while supplies last.

Registration forms and event information is available online at saultstemarie.ca/makeover. Participants can drop off completed registration forms and get their clean-up kits at the Civic Centre lobby, Walmart North (Great Northern Road) courtesy desk, and the Downtown Association (496 Queen Street E.) beginning April 12.

Prizes, including gift cards, gift baskets, and rain barrels, will be awarded for the best participant photos taken of litter cleanup/illegal graffiti removal during the event.

Event kick off will take place at the Civic Centre at 11 a.m. on May 10.

Specials thanks to event sponsors: Walmart North; OLG; GFL; Pinchin Ltd.; and media sponsors: CTV; KiSS 100.5 and Country 104.3; Shaw TV; SooToday; Sault Star and Sault This Week for their generous contributions.

For additional information, contact Corrina Barrett, City of Sault Ste. Marie - Environmental Initiatives Coordinator, at 705-541-7175 or c.barrett@cityssm.on.ca.

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