The Big Event - Community Cleanup This Weekend


The City of Gainesville, the University of Florida Student Government and Trimark Properties are teaming up with the Porters and Pleasant Street neighborhoods to participate in The Big Event, a student service initiative to send 1,500 student volunteers into the Gainesville community to help more than 40 project sites.

Volunteers are participating in a neighborhood cleanup in the Pleasant Street neighborhood and landscaping, fence painting and removal of unwanted household items in the Porters community. The event is Saturday, April 1, beginning at 9 a.m., at Pleasant Park and at the Porters Community Center.

For more information, please contact interim Development and Partnership Program Coordinator Gigi Simmons at 352-393-8524 or Planner IV Andrew Persons at 352-393-8610.