City of Sanford, NC
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Sanford Block Party this Saturday in Temple Ballpark Area

This Saturday, the annual Sanford Block Party will spruce up the area around Temple Ballpark, including sections of Maple Avenue, Eighth Street, Charlotte Avenue and McIver Street, all between Seventh and Ninth streets.

This year, the event is led by Jonesboro United Methodist Church and Trinity United Methodist Church. Joining them will be elected officials, municipal staff, civic groups, and other volunteers who will spend the day providing landscaping, light painting, and light construction where needed.

The Sanford Block Party will begin at 8:00 a.m. with registration and free breakfast. Lunch and entertainment will be provided around 1:00 p.m. Most work assignments will be completed by 3:00 p.m.

Anyone is welcome to volunteer, whether as an individual or with a group. Volunteers are encouraged to bring their own tools, including rakes, shovels, painting tools, lawn mowers, weed eaters, gloves, etc.

This is the 9th annual Sanford Block Party. Previous clean-ups were on Charlotte Avenue, McIver Street, Maple Avenue, Hawkins Avenue, Steele Street, Woodland Avenue, McIntosh Street, and the W.B. Wicker School area.

Currently, the committee is seeking donations to help with food, entertainment, and supplies. To donate or volunteer, contact Karen Kennedy at 919-718-4657 ext. 5391.

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