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500+ communities, groups & 25k volunteers would be a record area Spring Redd Up turnout

"More than 500 neighborhoods and groups from Pittsburgh and the counties of Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Lawrence, Washington and Westmoreland are and will be participating in community Redd Up events in March, April and May", said Boris Weinstein of Citizens Against Litter, an organizer of the event. Many Redd Ups will be held on Saturday, Apr. 16 and Sunday, Apr. 17, a focus weekend of the event.

Based on previous Redd Ups results, tracked since 2006, as many as 20,000 to 25,000 volunteers are expected to take part. Their expected pick up totals will be 450 to 500 tons of litter and trash.

The list of participants has been compiled through contacts directly with Citizens Against Litter and county listings on the Great PA Cleanup website. Weinstein believes group response is understated by at least 10 to 15%.

People interested in volunteering and finding a neighborhood to hook up with should contact Boris Weinstein at 412-688-9120 or e-mail boris.weinstein@verizon.net.

Participating communities:

Pittsburgh: 31st Ward (New Homestead, Hays, Lincoln Place), 31st Ward Action Group, Allegheny City Central Assoc., Allegheny CleanWays, Allegheny County Adult Probation, Arlington, Bailey Ave. and Beltzhoover St., Beltzhoover, Banksville Road, Beaver Ave. Cleanup, Beechview, Bedford Terrace, Bigelow Overbrook, Bloomfield, Bon Air, Brookline, Brighton Heights, Brighton Heights Citizen Federation, Brightwood, Bull Elephants, Shadyside's Centre Ave., California-Kirkbride, Carnegie Mellon University and South Craig Cleanup, Carrick, Central North Side, Citizens Against Litter, Comcast Care Days, Crafton Heights, Crawford Square, Downtown, Duquesne Heights, Duquesne University Spiritan Campus Ministry, East Allegheny, East Carnegie, Esplen, Edgebrook Ave. Dump Cleanup, Explorer Club, Fairywood, Friendship, Friends of the Riverfront, Garfield, Greenfield, Hazelwood, Hazelwood Initiative, Hill District, Highland Park Bridge Ramp Cleanup, Homewood, Homewood's LAMP, Rapha Ministries and North Way Christian Community, Jewish Federation Good Deeds Day, Jubilee Christian School, Larimer, Lawrenceville, Lawrenceville United, Lincoln, Lower Hill, Kelly St. Tree Care, Manchester, Manchester Historic Society, Middle Hill, Mount Washington Annual Hillside Cleanup, Mount Washington Neighbors on the Mount, Nine Mile Run Watershed, North Perry Hilltop, North Fayette, One Clean Northside collaborative, Oakland, Oak Hill, Open Door Youth Outreach Center, Paddle Without Pollution, Park Place, Pitt (Be a Good Neighbor), PA Resources Council, Pitt-Ohio, Pittsburgh Urban Christian School, Pittsburgh Park Conservancy, Perry Hilltop Community Clean Up, Morningside, Perry South Dump Site Cleanup, Polish Hill, REI, Riverside Community Correction Center, Sample Road Cleanup, Saw Mill Run Greenway, Schenley Park Tree Planting, Schenley Heights, Shadyside, Shadyside Chamber of Commerce, Sheraden, Soldier & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum Love Your Memory, South Side Flats, South Side 17th Block Group Watch, South Side 18th St. and Monongalia Dump Cleanup, South Side 4th St and Non River Cleanup, South Sides Slopes, South Side Graffiti Watch, South Side Slopes, South Side Park, South Side 4th St. Tireless Friday, South Side Development Corp. Strip District, Squirrel Hill, Squirrel Hill Litter Patrol, Stanton Heights, Stanton Heights Neighborhood Assoc., Strip District, Spring Garden/ East Deutschtown, Spring Hill, Spring Hill Civic League, Summer Hill, Swissvale, Swisshelm Park, Troy Hill, Woods Run/McClure/ Echat Cleanup (Brightwood Civic Group), Uptown, UPMC Cancer Center and USS Inferno Science Fiction Group.

Allegheny County: Allegheny Land Trust, Allison Park Sportsman's Club, Avalon, Brentwood, Brentwood Hollow Cleanup, Braddock, Braddock Boat Launch Cleanup, Cache In, Trash Out with Pittsburgh Area Geocaching, Carrie Furnace Tireless Cleanup, Carnegie Cleanup and Planting, Chalfant, Cheswick, Cheswick's Emerling Park, Collier, Coraopolis Women of the Moose, Crafton, Crafton Park, Crafton Boro & Carlynton School District, Clean Up Days & Boy Scout Troop 147, Dravosburg, Duquesne, Duquesne Trashbashers, East McKeesport, East Pittsburgh, Elizabeth, Deep Creek Cleanup, Franklin Park, Franklin Park's Wexford Run Rd. Cleanup, Franklin Park's Free Electronic Recycling, Findley, Fox Chapel, Squaw Run Rd., Friends of North Park, Friends of South Park, Gateway Rec Center, Glassport, Indiana, Hampton, Harrison, Harmar, Harmar Deer Creek Tireless Event, Heidelberg, Huntington Woods Homeowners Assoc., Indiana, Jefferson, Jefferson's Crew Mission, Liberty, Lincoln, Leetsdale, Keep Collier Beautiful Committee, Moon, Monroeville, 19th Annual Jack Sedlak Memorial Cleanup Day, Monroeville's Maximalist Sports Bike Ryders, Oakdale, Oakmont, Ohio, McCandless, McKeesport, McKeesport's Angora Gardens Junior Gardeners, Mount Lebanon, Natrona Comes Together, NorthVersailles, North Fayette, Pittsburgh Botanic Garden, Ohio, Penn DOTCE Council11-0, Penn Hills, Penn Hills' Allegheny River Blvd., Penn Hills Community Development Corp, Pitcarin, Pitcairn Fire Co. #1, Rodi Rd. Cleanup, Pine Creek Cleanup, Pitcairn, Annual Pitcairn Jamie Summers Memorial Cleanup, Port Vue, Plum, Plum Creek Clean up, Pressley Ridge, Rankin, Riverside Community Center, Rodi Road, Ross, Ross Twp. Parks & Recreation, Ross Pedestrian and Bike Committee , Scott, Shaler, South Fayette, South Park, South Park Historical Society Cleanup Springdale,, St. Clair Hospital Green Team, Scott, South Park, Stowe, Tree Care of Dickson School, Summer Hill, Swissvale, Trail Pittsburgh, Tri-State Trout Club, Turtle Creek, Upper St. Clair, Boy Scout Troop 366, West View, Wilkinsburg, Wilkinsburg Hosanna House Child Development Center, Wilkinsburg Coal St. Tree Care, Wilkinsburg's Pittsburgh Urban Christian School, Wilkins and Winchester Drive Neighborhood.

Beaver County: Ambridge, Ambridge Beautification Committee, Aliquippa, Aliquippa's Council of Men and Women, Ambridge, Ambridge Beautification Committee, Beaver (Redding up the Ramps), Center, Brighton, Brighton's New Horizon Students Against Littering), Center's Target Monaca, Franklin, Franklin's Daisy Girl Scout Troop 16131, Hopewell, Hopewell's Football Boosters, Together We Can Clean Up Hopewell, Independence, Rochester and Rochester's Friends of the Riverfront.

Butler County: Butler City, Butler Jr. High School Trout in the Classroom, Downtown Athletic Fund Cleanup, Butler YMCA, Camp Center, Lions Rd. Cleanup, Chicora, Chicora Park, Evans City, Boy Scout Troop 199, Boy Scout Troop 399, Evans City Community Park, Evans City Concerned Citizens, Penn and Penn Twp. Travel Center.

Lawrence County: Ellwood City, Wiley Hill Gang, Ellwood City Community Enrichment, Grishannock Creek Trail Cleanup, Tri-County Cleanup, Enon Valley, Russell Rd. Cleanup, Little Beaver Green Thumbs 4H club, Ewing Park, Electronic Recycling Collection, New Castle, Neshannock Creek Cleanup, New Version for Lawrence County, Shenango, Fletcher Hill Rd. Tri-County CleanWays, Wampum, River Rd. Cleanup, Wampum Chapter North County Trail Assoc., Wilmington and Westminster College Football.

Washington County: Amati Family, Back Porch Restaurant & Spears St. Grill, California, Calu Geology Club, Canton, Carroll, Canonsburg, Cecil, Charleroi, Coal Center, Cross Creek, Cross Creek Cleanup, Covenant Life Fellowship, Donora, East Bethlehem, Franklin, Franklin's Daisy Girl Scout Troop 16131, Helping Hands for Cecil Parks, Life in Motion, Max Environmental, Mingo Creek Park, McDonald, North Strabane, Nottingham, Peters, Peters Township Environmental Quality, Robinson, South Strabane, Pitt-Ohio Express, Ten Mile Creek, Theta Xi Fraternity, Washington City, Washington County Parks and Recreation, ABATE Highway Cleanup, Washington County Watershed Alliance, West Bethlehem, Weinrich Rd. Cleanup, Weinzen Family and White Family.

Westmoreland County: Allegheny, Friends of Indian Hill Rd. & Bagdad Rd., Derry, Building, Bodeez Fitness & Wellness Center, DARCee Spring Cleanup Group (Gray Station Rd.), Delmont, Annual Park Cleanup, Derry, Derry's Gray Station Rd. Cleanup, Fairfield, Jeanette, Greensburg, Academy Hill Historic District, AHHD Earth Weekend Cleanup, Girl Scout Troop 27065, Troop 251, Hempfield, Cribb Station Rd., Clelian Heights HTS ATF, Jeannette, Ligonier, 11th Annual Greater Ligonier Valley Cleanup, Loyalhanna, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Loyalhanna Lake Annual Shoreline Cleanup, Mount Pleasant, Murraysville, Murrysville Lions Club (Bulltown Rd. Cleanup), Tarr Hollow Rd. Cleanup, New Stanton, North Huntingdon, Troop 251 Tire Roundup, New Stanton's Central Westmoreland CTC, North Huntingdon's Chestnut Hills Youth, Trafford, Trafford Economic & Development Corp., Unity, St. Vincent College, Beauty County Rd. Cleanup, 10th Annual Latrobe Corridor Cleanup, Loyalhanna Watershed Assoc., Boggaley Elementary School, Rostraver, Rostraver Lions and Leos' Felisburg Hill Cleanup, Smithton, Friends of Smithton Memorial Cleanup, South Huntingdon, Yukon Cleanup, SNPJ Lodge 729 "Silverstar", West Leechburg, Kishninetas Watershed Assoc., West Newton, Youngwood and Sewickley Creek Watershed Assoc. Cleanup.

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