Saturday, 16 April 2011

Saturday morning & it is raining!

It is 10:00 a.m. on Spring Cleanup day, but the weather is not cooperating. Rain, cold, wind. I don't think anyone is crazy or dedicated enough to go out in this weather to pick up litter. I know I am not. Going to hold off on going out to see if it clears up.

Friday, 15 April 2011

20-Minute Makeover Today

Looks like a great day to get out and participate in the 20-Minute Makeover. Weather is sunny if a little cool and windy. I am going out for a bit today, maybe more than once. Anyone want to join me?
      I am a little concerned about tomorrow's weather, so I would like to get some litter-picking done today during the 20-MM. See you out there!

Weather alerts for Saturday, April 16

The forecast is for RAIN --  100% possibility of precipitation during the hours of the cleanup), with about 20 - 30 mm accummulation. Also, winds E at 30 kmh. Sunday's forecast is also showers, 40% POP and >1 mm of rain on the ground, with winds W 40 kmh. So it looks like we are in for a soggy Saturday and Sunday.
       Prognosis:  If it is not raining Saturday, we proceed as planned. If raining = CANCELLED.

Thursday, 14 April 2011

20-Minute Makeover on Friday, April 15

In addition to our Spring Cleanup on Saturday, take part in the 20-Minute Makeover tomorrow, Friday, April 15. Officially it takes place at 2:00 p.m., but anytime during the day will do.

Spring Cleanup in 2 days!

Don't forget -- Spring Cleanup on Saturday, April 16, 10:00 a.m. - 12 noon. Meet at Children's Playground in Birch Glen Park (by the bridge).

Friday, 1 April 2011

Remember -- Spring Cleanup in two weeks!

Spring has arrived and it is time once again for the Annual Spring Cleanup in Birch Glen. This year's date is Saturday, April 16, starting at 10:00 a.m. and going at least until noon. This coincides with the 20-Minute Makeover (April 15 at 2:00 p.m.) and a general Community Cleanup Day in Mississauga, also on April 16. Earth Day follows on April 23. 
        We are holding the Cleanup earlier than in previous years, mainly to get a jump start on picking up the litter uncovered when the snow melts.
         This is a community effort and we would like to see the adults in the neighbourhood coming out to provide a good example for the younger generation. This is our neighbourhood and we do have a responsibility to keep it clean and litter-free.
         The "command centre" is at the children's playground in Birch Glen Park, where you can pick up garbage bags, gloves and utensils (provided by the Parks Department/Clarkson Yard), set out on your litter route, then bring the full bags back for pickup by the City.
         Make a point of coming out to help not only the Association Board, but the community as a whole.
         Remember -- Together we are a community; separately we are just people who live in the same neighbourhood. Be part of the community. Get involved.