Members of the Camp Civic Association put boots to the ground to support Prince George’s County’s Third Annual “Clean Up, Green Up” in Temple Hills and Camp Springs areas April 26.
Armed with safety vests, bags, plastic gloves and grabbers, CSCA members and Public Works employees cleaned the areas of Old Branch Avenue and Allentown Road, underpass, Henderson Road Allentown Road, Brinkley Road to Temple Hills Road.
The CSCA and Public Works employees participated in the clean up event, picking up debris from the street and wooded areas. The event which was sponsored by the Department of Public Works and Transportation, Office of Highway Maintenance purpose is to encourage local residents to participate in the beautification of their neighborhoods.
The current CSCA president, Tammy Jones, CSCA vice John E. Bailey IV, and former CSCA President, Leon Turner, were among the working body of volunteers.
Under the leadership of Rushern L. Baker, III, Prince George’s County Executive, kicked off the first “Clean Up, Green Up” project Oct. 22, 2011.
Originally the initiative encouraged residents to join together to complete a number of individual neighborhood projects, such as planting trees, bulbs, and shrubs and cleaning up trash.