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28th Annual Community Trash-Off Announced for Orange County

Please register a team today, and join us as we work together to beautify our community!

It's Trash-Off time once again! The 28th annual Community Trash-Off is scheduled for Saturday, February 25, 2023 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the City of Orange Riverside Pavilion, located at 709 Simmons Drive in Orange, Texas, with a rain date of March 4, 2023. This year's Community Trash-Off is generously presented by INVISTA and hosted by Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center, in collaboration with the City of Orange.

Orange County residents are encouraged to come out, take pride in their community, and help clean up trash from area neighborhoods and waterways. Show your community spirit and join us for a morning of good CLEAN fun!

Participating teams and individuals will enjoy a free pizza lunch after the event. To register a team or individual, visit shangrilagardens.org to complete registration and waiver forms. Teams are limited to 3-5 members, but groups are encouraged to register several teams. For more information, contact Melinda Jackson at [email protected] or at 409.670.9113. Please take note that this year's Community Trash-Off location has been moved to The City of Orange Riverside Pavilion at 709 Simmons Drive, beside the boat ramp to the south.

Shangri La Gardens Associate Director Katie Krantz shared her excitement for the event stating, "Trash-Off is the perfect opportunity for individuals of this community to come together and work towards the common goal of making Orange a cleaner place to live and work. We encourage all of our neighbors to take a few hours to join us for the 28th Annual Community Trash-Off and showcase the pride and resilience we have as a community. We hope everyone takes a little time from their day to help achieve this common goal. We are deeply grateful to INVISTA for supporting Trash-Off again this year as our Presenting Sponsor, along with Orange Mayor Larry Spears, the City of Orange staff and all of those great volunteers who contribute to this important effort."

Located at 2111 West Park Avenue in Orange, Texas, Shangri La is open to the public Tuesday through Saturday from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Entry to the gardens is free of charge. For more information call 409-670-9113 or visit shangrilagardens.org.


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