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Inaugural Fort Lauderdale Beach Sweep set Sept. 12

By Beach Sweep America

September 01, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media Contact: Bob Lieberman

954.593.8501, shorething401@aol.com

Inaugural Fort Lauderdale Beach Sweep set Sept. 12 

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – Fort Lauderdale Beach Sweep will hold its inaugural beach clean-up event on Saturday, September 12, 2015, at Fort Lauderdale Beach Park. The non-profit organization, an entity of Beach Sweep America, Inc., will hold clean-ups on the second Saturday of every month on Fort Lauderdale Beach, and is seeking volunteers to help collect litter.

“With the help of volunteers and the City of Fort Lauderdale, Beach Sweep America is honored to introduce a monthly clean-up to sustain our pristine shoreline,” said Beach Sweep America, Inc. Chairman Bobby Lieberman. It is the mission of Beach Sweep America, Inc. to provide clean beaches for our environmental, recreational and economic well-being.

On Saturday, September 12, from 7am to 11am, volunteers will meet at Fort Lauderdale Beach Park, 1100 Seabreeze Boulevard, at the picnic area just north of the public restroom facilities. Civic groups, students, organizations, and beach lovers are all welcome to attend. Students may receive community service credit. All volunteers are strongly encouraged to register at FortLauderdale.gov/volunteer.

Limited free parking will be available for volunteers at Las Olas Intracoastal Lot, located along 2-174 Las Olas Circle, south of the east ramp of the Las Olas Bridge. Parking is also available at Fort Lauderdale Beach Park South Lot for a fee.

Fort Lauderdale Beach Sweep partners with the City of Fort Lauderdale and Kids Ecology Corps, and has received generous contributions from The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, Whole Foods Market® Fort Lauderdale, Minuteman Press (E. Commercial Blvd.), SCG & Associates, Inc., Triumph Consulting Corp., and Jacqueline Marie Photography.

For more volunteer and registration information, please visit Facebook.com/flbeachsweep or FortLauderdale.gov/volunteer, or call Bobby Lieberman at 954.593.8501.

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Fort Lauderdale Beach Sweep, an entity of Beach Sweep America, Inc., is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to provide clean beaches for our environmental, recreational and economic well-being. Serving a community of 176,000 that hosts more than 14.3 million international and domestic tourists each year, Fort Lauderdale Beach Sweep is committed to keeping our beaches in pristine condition. For more information, visit facebook.com/flbeachsweep.