Saturday, April 2, 2011

News Release: Green Up Day - May 7, 2011

Vermont’s Green Up Day, first launched in 1970 by Governor Deane Davis, is a special day when thousands of volunteers come out in their communities statewide to clean up litter from roadsides and public places, for the community of Vermont.  Always the first Saturday in May, Green Up Day is May 7th 2011.  Everyone is welcome to take part in this tradition unique to Vermont.  For more information call Green Up Vermont, the non-profit organization responsible for Green Up Day, at 802-229-4586 or visit www.greenupvermont.org.

Green Up Day T-shirts Feature Vermont Woodland Back Road

Montpelier:  Green Up Vermont announces availability of 2011 Green Up Day T-shirts featuring student art work of a serene Vermont woodland back road with a batch of white Birch beckoning.  Each year Green Up Vermont hosts a student poster design project for artwork for the Green Up Day promotional poster distributed statewide. Willis Page, 9th grader from Blue Mountain Union School created this year’s design. 
To order T-shirts call 877-388-8250 or visit     Green Up’s website at www.greenupvermont.org.        
           Deadline for ordering is April 14th.











Contact person:  Melinda Vieux, President Green Up Vermont  802-229-4586 greenup@greenupvermont.org