PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Philadelphia Streets Department kicked off spring cleaning Saturday at the Philadelphia More Beautiful committee annual block captain rally.
The theme of this year’s rally was ‘block pride citywide’ encouraging citizens to work together to keep neighborhoods clean.READ MORE: Crews Battling Massive Junkyard Fire In Falls Township, Bucks County
Dawn Wood is the administrator for the Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee and says they are motivated about the challenges they face ahead.READ MORE: Reports: Sixers Agree To Contracts With Free Agents P.J. Tucker, Danuel House
“It’s a rally to get the block captains excited about this coming cleaning season,” Wood said. “PMBC has our own scheduled clean ups, we encourage block captains to contact us to say ‘we want to participate.’ We hand deliver supplies for those clean ups.”MORE NEWS: Atlantic City Casino Union Workers Reach Tentative Deal With The Borgata To Avoid Strike
The committee also encourages people to register for the 9th annual Philly Spring Clean-up on April 9th.