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Volunteers needed for Clean Sweep in downtown Kirkland

Kristina Mangouras, 4 years old, sweeps up debris from the sidewalk along Park Lane during the Downtown Kirkland Clean Sweep in 2009. - Reporter file photo
Kristina Mangouras, 4 years old, sweeps up debris from the sidewalk along Park Lane during the Downtown Kirkland Clean Sweep in 2009.
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It’s time to get Downtown Kirkland spruced up for the coming summer season! Volunteers are needed to clean downtown Kirkland during the fun Clean Sweep event from 9:30 a.m. to noon April 30.

Work includes sweeping, weeding, removing moss, picking up litter, and cleaning the sidewalk cracks, in preparation for the pressure washing that will happen soon.

Meet at 9:30 a.m. at McLeod Insurance, 111 Park Lane, for coffee provided by Starbucks and pastries provided by George’s. Lunch will be provided by Merrill Gardens at noon at the Grape Choice, Seven Lake Street.

Things to bring: work gloves, weeding tools, screwdrivers or crack hoes, brooms, five-gallon buckets and water bottles. RSVP by e-mailing info@kirklanddowntown.org or calling 425-893-8766.

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