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PRESS RELEASE / ANNOUNCEMENTS Originally published 5:27 p.m., October 5, 2013 Updated 5:27 p.m., September 26, 2013

Hundreds of Volunteers Expected for East and West Side Clean-Ups

Free Pancake Breakfast, Graffiti Removal, Tree Planting

On Saturday, October 12th, volunteers taking part in Looking Good Santa Barbara’s annual City Clean-Up will fan out from both the east and west sides of the city to address pressing community needs.


On Saturday, October 12th, volunteers taking part in Looking Good Santa Barbara’s annual City Clean-Up will fan out from both the east and west sides of the city to address pressing community needs. Diverse families, businesses, faith, and civic organizations will spend their Saturday morning side-by-side in support of a safe and clean Santa Barbara.

Several hundred volunteers are expected to participate in a variety of neighborhood improvement projects including litter pick-up, graffiti removal, creek clean-up and tree plantings. Project supplies and equipment will be available at the two meeting locations - Calvary Baptist Church and Ortega Park. The event will kick-off with a free pancake breakfast at Calvary Baptist Church and culminate with a family friendly celebration at Ortega Park.

Support is being provided by MarBorg Industries, the Kiwanis Club, Santa Barbara Beautiful, New Life Church and Calvary Baptist Church.

TIMELINE: COMMUNITY CLEAN UP DAYSATURDAY, OCTOBER 12

7:30am – 9:00am: Pancake Breakfast, 736 W. Islay (Cavalry Baptist Church)

9:00am – 12:00pm: Volunteer Clean Up

• East Side projects gather at Ortega Park, 600 block of Salsipuedes St.

• West side projects gather at Calvary Baptist Church, 736 W. Islay St.

12:00pm – 1:30 pm: Family Festivities, Ortega Park

A video clip produced as part of Inside Santa Barbara explaining more about the event is available at

http://goo.gl/Faol68

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