We can either live with it, or do something about it

The Katrina Krewe has cut back to once-a-month clean-ups in order to devote more time to educational projects to teach our citizens not to litter. Becky Zaheri and her Krewe are an excellent source of information and they have been doing a fantastic job. Here is part of my latest communique from Becky:

NEXT WEEK….Saturday, June 24th… Meet at the corner of N. Broad and Ursuline. Katrina Krewe will set up supplies in front of the abandoned H&R Block…8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m…supplies, snacks and bags provided as usual…water provided by Peoples Health Network.

Other Katrina Krewe Summer clean ups…Saturdays, July 29th and August 26th…both 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m…site will be announced a week prior to clean up in order to choose the location where we can be most productive.

The Katrina Krewe has cut back to once a month clean ups to focus on education and public awareness as it pertains to long term litter control. We will remain your networking resource, posting clean up events thru out the city and we will continue rallying all citizens to “keep it klean” (see citywide clean ups below).

The Katrina Krewe has joined with New Orleans Fine Hotels to provide donated and discounted hotel rooms on a 1st come, 1st served basis, to our volunteers surrounding our monthly summer clean ups. Katrina Krewe will provide a voucher upon completion of our clean up, which should be presented to the hotel upon check out…all questions directed to New Orleans Fine Hotels.

Please join these Citywide Neighborhood Clean Up Efforts Below… (wear gloves, bring bags, and a rake/shovel)
*Note – These are not Katrina Krewe events, please see respective contact info for more details.

~Sat. June 17, 9-10am, Faubourg Marengo Neigh Ass., Meet at 801 Marengo juliebob@bellsouth.net
~Sat, June 17 @ 9 AM, Meet at corner of 7th St & Magazine, Butler Burdine, 710-4001
~Mon, June 19, 8 am-5 pm, Wharehouse District, CBD & Fr. Qtr..email: ssibley@neworleanscvb.com
~Sat, June 24, 8-10am, Jefferson Parish..Meet at Labarre Rd & Airline…Penny Whitehead 338-6191
~Sat, June 24, 8:30 am, Meet at Holy Angels pkg lot, 3500 St Claude Ave. costasnola@yahoo.com
~Sat, June 24, 7-11am, N.O. East, Meet at Lake Forest Blvd & Bundy Rd… Genevieve 289-4405

Habitat for Humanity: volunteer@Habitat-NOLA.org or at 504-861-2077
St. Bernard Parish Recovery Project.
Algiers Clean Team (Sat. clean ups) : www.AEDF.biz
Lakeview clean ups: Lakeview Civic Organization
1 house at a time yardwork: Lakewood North & South
Episcopal Dioces Disaster Relief: www.edola.org
YLC Central City clean ups: www.youngleadershipcouncil.org
Operation Helping Hand..Denise Chetta..504.371.7747 dchetta@archdiocese-no.org

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