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Keep Knoxville Beautiful Hosted East Knoxville Community Cleanup

Keep Knoxville Beautiful (KKB) hosted its second annual East Knoxville Community Cleanup in September. The event kicked off at the Ashley Nicole Dream Playground in Caswell Park, located at 620 Winona St, Knoxville, TN 37917. At the East Knoxville Community Cleanup, 147 volunteers removed 2,880 pounds of litter from streets, parks, and waterways. The East Knoxville Community Cleanup is KKB’s largest cleanup effort in East Knoxville. KKB had over 350 volunteers for the September cleanup. KKB plans to host cleanups throughout East Knoxville neighborhoods, with 18 groups represented. Individuals who do not have an official group but want to participate will clean up in the Parkridge neighborhood, the Magnolia Corridor and First Creek at Caswell Park. Participating organizations included Mabry-Hazen House, Theta Chi Fraternity, L&N Stem Academy, Knox County Health Department and Youth Health Board, and The Muse. Keep Knoxville Beautiful cleanups are made possible thanks to generous sponsors including: The Ocean Conservancy, Junk Galaxy, First Horizon, Dunkin’ Donuts, Likewise Coffee, Last Days of Autumn, King of Pops, the City of Knoxville, Knox County, Keep America Beautiful, Keep Tennessee Beautiful, and Nobody Trashes Tennessee.

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