Pictured above are students from Georgia Morse Middle School who are participating in the 2014 Go Green campaign by walking in a recent parade and promoting awareness of what is to come. The City of Pierre is seeking volunteers, organizations, youth, business's and any interested citizen to participate in the 5th annual "Go Green and Clean" campaign. The annual event kicks off with a celebration of Earth Day on April 22 beginning at 4 pm at the Boys and Girls Club. Mayor Gill will address the students and visitors at 3:50 pm then youth will participate in the events organized by the Boys and Girls Club, Discovery Center and Rawlins Library staff.
The week concludes with a public lands clean up event on Saturday morning April 26 beginning at 8:15am at Griffin Park. There are several public land sites that could use volunteers to walk and pick up litter. Garbage bags and gloves will be provided. For more information contact Tom Farnsworth, Director of Parks and Recreation at 773-2527 or e-mail Tom.Farnsworth@ci.pierre.sd.us