Annual Cleanup Columbia to be held Saturday

Tuesday, April 5, 2011 | 12:44 p.m. CDT; updated 7:41 p.m. CDT, Saturday, April 9, 2011

COLUMBIA — More than 1,200 volunteers have registered to pick up trash from Columbia’s streets, trails, streams and parks Saturday as part of the 15th annual Cleanup Columbia.

Volunteers will collect litter throughout town and work to remove graffiti from public property in central Columbia. After the pickup, there will be a picnic lunch at noon at the Twin Lakes Recreation Area.

Registration is still open online at or by calling 874-7499. Bags and gloves will be provided.

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