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City of Whitesburg sets spring cleanup



Whitesburg Mayor James W. Craft has proclaimed April as Spring Cleanup Month in the City of Whitesburg.

In a proclamation which he signed March 5, Craft said, “Whereas, the natural beauty of southern and eastern Kentucky is a treasure for its residents and tourists; whereas, good stewardship of this distinctive environment is beneficial for the health, enjoyment and economic prosperity of the residents of southern and eastern Kentucky; whereas, the PRIDE initiative encourages residents of southern and eastern Kentucky to take personal responsibility for the good stewardship of the region’s exceptional environment; and whereas, the annual PRIDE Spring Cleanup is an opportunity for residents to demonstrate personal responsibility by volunteering to pick up litter along roadsides; and whereas, the City of Whitesburg is participating in the PRIDE Spring Cleanup by organizing cleanup events and recruiting volunteers; and be it resolved that I, Mayor Craft, do hereby proclaim the month of April 2013 to be the PRIDE Spring Cleanup Month in the City of Whitesburg. Be it further resolved that I encourage all residents of the City of Whitesburg to participate in PRIDE Spring Cleanup Month.”



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