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EPA Regional Administrator and Mayor Reed to Join Hundreds in Atlanta Earth Day Cleanup; Clark Howard to Emcee Program at Centennial Park

Release Date: 04/23/2013
Contact Information: Davina Marraccini, 404-562-8293 (direct), 404-562-8400 (main),

WHAT: In observance of the 43rd anniversary of Earth Day, over 50 teams and more than 400 volunteers are expected to take the 2ndannual Atlanta Earth Day Cleanup Challenge in various neighborhoods across Atlanta. After the Cleanup, participants are invited to join U.S. EPA Administrator Gwen Keyes Fleming and Mayor Kasim Reed for a special Earth Day program at Centennial Park hosted by consumer advocate Clark Howard.

WHO: Gwen Keyes Fleming, U.S. EPA Region 4 Administrator

      Mayor Kasim Reed
Clark Howard, consumer expert, nationally syndicated radio and HLN host
          Atlanta Community Toolbank, Southface, Sustainable Atlanta, Park Pride, Livable Buckhead, Central Atlanta Progress, Midtown Alliance and Fillips International

WHEN: Tuesday, April 23, 2013
8:30 – 11:15 AM – Cleanup Challenge Projects
11:00 – 11:15 AM – Regional Administrator Fleming and Mayor Reed at Mims Park Cleanup
      12:00 – 12:30 PM – Regional Administrator Fleming, Mayor Reed and Clark Howard at Rally

WHERE: Mims Park – 641 Spencer St NW Atlanta, GA 30314
          Rally – Centennial Olympic Park Amphitheater - 265 Park Ave W Northwest, Atlanta, GA 30313

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