City of Peru, Peru State College to collaborate on April 28’s citywide cleanup day

City of Peru, Peru State College to collaborate on April 28’s citywide cleanup day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 17, 2017, 9:00 p.m. CDT
Contact Jason Hogue, Peru State College Marketing and Communications, 402.872.2429

 

Peru, Nebraska- Peru State College and the City of Peru are partnering together for the citywide cleanup 2017.  The event begins Friday, April 28 at 9 a.m.

Anyone interested in volunteering to plant flowers, work with collection teams, etc. should meet at Peru City Hall at 9 a.m. Coffee, juice and goodies will be made available for all volunteers!

This year the Cleanup will be part of ServeNebraska Week. The event is registered with the Nebraska Volunteer Service Commission.

Serve.Nebraska.org writes, “During April 23 – 29 (also National Volunteer Week), thousands of Nebraskans demonstrate their commitment to volunteerism by engaging in activities that directly benefit their communities, schools, nonprofits, churches, parks and other causes.”

“The program is volunteer-driven, giving participants the flexibility to choose how they serve their local communities and for how long.”

Anyone that has items for the town cleanup should leave them on the curb by 9 a.m. Friday, April 28.  Trucks will be by to pick up your items after 9 a.m.

If you need help moving an item, please contact Cindy Moran at the Peru City Hall.  Volunteers will be assigned to assist you.

This is a perfect opportunity to comply with city ordinance and get rid of trash, furniture on porches and other unused items.

Items picked up include:

Bagged garbage
Furniture
Appliances
Computers (not monitors)
Circuit boards
Copiers
CD/DVD Players
CD/DVD drives
Fax machines
Keyboards
Modems
Printers
Scanners
Servers
Lawnmowers
Snow blowers
Garden tillers
Bicycles
Swing sets
Metal/scrap iron

TVs or computer monitors must be brought to Peru City Hall on April 27 for environmentally safe disposal. Please notify City Hall of any drop-offs.

Items NOT taken include:

Tires
Propane Tanks
Used Oil

For more information, contact Cindy Moran at (402) 872-6685.

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