As Earth Day approaches, the City of South Fulton has announced a series of community cleanups. The first kicks off on March 30 at 10:00 a.m. at Zion Hill Baptist Church (6175 Campbellton Road) in partnership with Mayor William “Bill” Edwards. It will include a health fair.
The fair will feature health screenings for blood pressure, blood glucose, vision and dental and physical fitness. Attendees can also take advantage of free car seat checks, line dancing, games, refreshments and document shredding. Vendors include The Morehouse School of Medicine, GeorgiaCares SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Programs), Sickle Cell Foundation, Safe Kids, Social Security Administration and A.C. Price Culinary Health Consultants.
“Zion Hill Baptist Church has been an invaluable partner to the City of South Fulton,” said Mayor William “Bill” Edwards. “The community work done by this outstanding congregation has truly made a difference in the lives of our residents. We look forward to Saturday’s community-wide cleanup and health fair.”
On April 27, South Fulton will host a citywide spring cleanup. Residents can discard of bulky waste items and trash at no cost from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the Merk Road Transfer Station (3225 Merk Road), Creel Park (2775 Creel Road) and the South Fulton Service Center (5600 Stonewall Tell Road). Seniors can request assistance for trash pickup by calling 470-552-4311 by April 12.
During the citywide cleanup on April 27, Councilwoman Catherine Foster Rowell and Helen Willis will host activities in their districts. Rowell will host “Team Up to Clean Up” at 10:00 a.m. kicking off at the Cascade Driving Range (3520 Cascade Road). Willis will host a “Spring into Action” event kicking off at 9:00 a.m. at Welcome All Park (4255 Will Lee Road).
On May 4, Councilwoman Gumbs will host the 2019 Comcast Cares Community Cleanup and School Fundraiser starting at 10:00 a.m. Participants will meet at Wolf Creek Library (3100 Enon Road). Those who register in advance via Eventbrite will receive a complimentary t-shirt on the day of the event. Residents of all ages are encouraged to attend all of the events planned. Students in grades K-12 who live or attend school in the City of South Fulton can enter the city’s Cleaner, Greener South Fulton Mascot contest by March 29 for a chance to win $250 and serve as Mayor for the day.