Washoe County Announcement

THIS WEEKEND: Sandbag Clean-Up Event in Swan and Silver Lake
Volunteers needed, last day for resident sign ups

Media Release
For Immediate Release

Contact: Amy Ventetuolo

Reno, Nev. June 20, 2018. Washoe County, Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful, Washoe County Citizen Corps, Salvation Army, Volunteers of America and Waste Management are working together to host two sandbag community clean-up events in the Swan and Silver Lake areas, where heavier flood mitigation materials were deployed - and they need your help.

Volunteers Needed:

What: Sandbag Community Clean-Up Events

When: Saturday, June 23 and June 30, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Where: Volunteers need to please register at www.ktmb.org/volunteer and meet at 8 a.m. at the TMFPD Lemmon Valley Fire Station #223, 130 Nectar Street, Reno, 89506

Details: For volunteer details, please see the flyer here                       

Contact: To volunteer, please register online at www.ktmb.org/volunteer   

A continental breakfast and coffee will be provided for volunteers. Volunteers are asked to please bring work gloves and a shovel, however they will be provided if they do not have them.  

For residents who would like to request clean-up assistance, please sign up no later than Wednesday, June 20 by 5 p.m. for this weekend's event, by calling Washoe311 by dialing 3-1-1 from any phone.