Sunapee Green-Up Day set for May 3

Sunapee, N.H. — Sunapee Green-Up Day is coming up. Volunteers are needed for this annual road-side clean up set for Saturday, May 3, 2014, from 9 a.m. to noon. The raindate is Sunday, May 4.

Green-Up Day is a tradition in town. Family and friends turn out and pick up roadside litter town wide. The volunteers then gather at noon at Sunapee Harbor for a picnic that is sponsored by local businesses and organizations.

Volunteer forms are available at Abbott Library and the Sunapee Town Office building, Edgemont Road, and on the event website.

Participants are asked to bring their completed form to the sign-in at the Safety Services Building, 9 Sargent Road, at 9 a.m. on the morning of the event to get a clean up area assignment. The form asks where you would like to participate. For reference, see the Green-Up Day Maps link, and click here for the Volunteer Form.

 

Community clean up in Sunapee is May 4

 

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Sunapee Green-Up Day is May 4, 2013

greenupday artSunapee Green-Up Day is Saturday, May 4, 2013.

Local families and individuals are invited to turn out from 8:30 a.m. to noon to clean up road-side litter. This is an annual event in Sunapee and includes a picnic at Sunapee Harbor for the volunteers.

To join the clean-up, complete the volunteer form available at the town office building and library and online at: www.sunapeegreenupday.com. The website also provides safety tips, road maps and neighborhood captains.

Participants will pick up bags at the May 4 check-in held at the Sunapee Safety Services Building, Sargent Road, from 8:30 to 9:00 a.m. And if you would like to clean up your neighborhood before the 4th, call Rose Batts at 603-763-4920.

Sunapee Green-Up plans townwide clean up

Green up. Clean up.

Saturday, May 5, 2012, is the fourth annual Sunapee Green-Up Day. Volunteers will turn out across town to pick up road-side litter from 9 to noon.

Sign up now!

You’ll find registration forms, street maps and safety tips posted at www.sunapeegreenupday.com. Forms are also at the town office building and library.

This is how it works: You gather your friends and family, and organizers give out street assignments, bags and gloves. (Suggestion: Bring sturdy work gloves.)

You can sign up early for a specific street assignment by calling Rose Batts at 603-763-4920.

Sections of Routes 103, 103B and 11 offer a vigorous work-out! Call Rose if you can help. She can also explain how to take part if you are not available on the 5th.

  • Check-in is at 8:30 a.m. at the Safety Services building, Sargent Road.
  • An appreciation picnic for volunteers starts at noon at Ben Mere Park, Sunapee Harbor. Event sponsors provide food and beverages.
  • The rain date is May 6.

Last year, 165 volunteers gathered over 500 bags of trash, which was later sorted for recyclable materials. Organizers look forward to even more participation this year!

View/download the event poster: 2012 Green-Up Day flyer (PDF 373KB)

Sunapee Green Up Day: Get Your Volunteer Form Here

Reminder: Sunapee Green-Up Day is Saturday, May 7th. The rain date is Sunday, May 8th. Volunteers are still needed for this community-wide clean up. And here is where you can get more info and your sign-up form. Just download and print.

Sunapee Green Up Day – Volunteer Form (2011) – PDF 29Kb

Read a related article via Sunapee News: It’s time to sign up for the Sunapee green up

It’s time to sign up for Sunapee Green-Up

Here’s an opportunity to be outdoors, help the community, and get a good workout, depending on the route you choose. Sunapee’s community-wide clean up is coming. Sunapee Green-Up Day is Saturday, May 7 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. The rain date is Sunday, May 8.

The clean-up brings together families, neighbors and friends, and student and community groups–all pitching in to pick up litter and trash along Sunapee roads and highways and to give organizational support.

Like last year, after the clean up volunteers will gather at Sunapee Harbor at noon for a picnic. Local restaurants–Sunapee Pizza Chef, Sunapee Pizza Market, and Wildwood Smokehouse–will provide the food and the Sunapee Seniors, the desserts.

The more volunteers, the better

Sunapee Green-Up Day attracted 200 volunteers in 2010, and organizers hope more take part this year.

Rose Batts, the coordinator of the zone captains, said the Green-Up needs more people for the more demanding routes, such as routes 11 and 103 that have inclines and banks. She is putting out a call for volunteers to sign up for these more physically challenging sections of state highway. People usually work in pairs along both sides of the road in these areas, Batts said.

You will find a safety check list, helpful tips, road maps, and sign-up information on the Green-Up website.

Click on the links below for the street maps used for volunteer sign-ups and assignments.

For more information, contact Sunapee Road Agent Tony Bergeron (tony@town.sunapee.nh.us) or Rhonda Gurney (ronski.gurney@live.com).

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