Letter to the editor: A big thank you to all who help keep North Attleboro Beautiful

Read the letter to the editor in The Sun Chronicle from May 22, 2019 >>

Keep North Attleboro Beautiful wishes to thank the wonderful 600+ volunteers who participated in the seventh annual Great American Cleanup held on Saturday, May 4.

Participants who turned out in the damp weather included Scout groups, church groups, athletic teams, business groups, families, and individuals.

Waste Management hauled away two and a half tons of filled litter bags. One ton of illegally dumped materials were brought to the transfer station. They included: scrap metal, a mattress, a couch, part of a wooden fence, tires, and two TV’s. To legally dispose of recyclable items please call the Solid Waste Department at (508) 699-0105.

Special thanks and appreciation go to all of our past loyal sponsors in addition to new sponsors: 

Platinum Level ($2,500+) Bristol County Savings Bank, Carpionato Properties Inc.

Gold Level ($1,000+) North Attleboro Department of Public Works, North Attleboro Solid Waste Department, Waste Zero, Waste Management, Frank and Mary Wojciechowski.

Silver Level ($500+) TD Bank, BDL Heating & Cooling, Waters Church, Hodess Construction Corp., Patriot Subaru of North Attleboro, North Attleboro Industrial Park Tenants Association, Langille Photo.

Bronze Level ($250+) KJF & Associates Bookkeeping Services, Berkshire Hathaway Julie Etter Team, Kensington Real Estate Brokerage, R.S. Gilmore Insurance Agency, Off the Leash Doggie Daycare, Briggs Nursery, Lechner Associates, Cryan Landscape Contractors, Case Snow Management, Atwill-Conroy Dental Associates, Distinctive Landscape, American Firearms School, North Easton Savings Bank, R.A. Reinbold Insurance Agency, Bel-Aire Electronic Air Cleaners, Waters Edge Estates, AH Painting, Environmental Systems, Boch Toyota South, NorthStar Real Estate, Mansfield Co-operative Bank, Dyer-Lake Funeral Home, W.H. Riley & Son, Jewel Crossing Apartments, Gaumond’s Auto Body, Bell’s Powder Coating, Stephen Clapp Law Office, Lori Seavey Real Estate Team, Lynne Gagne.

Friends Level ($10+) Joan E. Murphy, Phyllis and Wilson Whitty, Wendy and Ronald Meyer, Laurence R. Kessler, Michelle M. Paton, Ann and Steve Chapdelaine, Gerard J. Carignan, June E. Fleischmann, Sheila and Vincent Hoye, Edward A. Gemma, RML Family Limited Partnership, Jean E. Howard, Paula Cossette, St. Pierre Plumbing & Heating, Angela M. Rizzo, Jane Shepard, Jonathan O’Brien Landscape Architect & Contractor, W.R. Sharples Co., Dwayne Demond, Elizabeth A. Poirier, Carole and Al Hannigan, V. H. Blackinton & Co., Tilton & Associates, Inc., Arlene Robinson, Keith LaPointe, Constant Guidance Financial, Robert F. Nerz.

Raffle Sponsors North Bowl Lanes, Cinema Pub, An Unlikely Story Bookstore, The Black Opal Florist, Nolan’s Flowers & Gifts, Tower Square Jewelers, Subway, Habibi’s Middle Eastern Kitchen, Attleboro Farms, Stella Osteria Restaurant, Kim Vareika Yoga, Preservation Framer.

The following pizza businesses generously donated pizzas for the post-cleanup party: Bill’s Pizza, North Attleboro House of Pizza, Big Red Pizza, Rico’s Subs & Pizza, Papa Gino’s, Domino’s, Bertucci’s.

Poland Spring donated 20 2.5 gallon jugs of water for the party.

KNAB gives a heartfelt thank-you to Michele Bernier, Solid Waste Director; Sandie Waterman, Assistant Department of Public Works Director, and the DPW drivers for their invaluable assistance each year.

It is inspiring that so many people share KNAB’s commitment of cleaning up North Attleboro and maintaining its beauty. We genuinely appreciate everyone’s efforts (especially during inclement weather), and look forward to future KNAB endeavors including next year’s townwide cleanup.

To learn about other beautification and recycling projects, visit http://keepnabeautiful.com. Residents are invited to join our ongoing project, Litter Busters, in which an area is “adopted” to keep clean all year round as needed. Supplies are provided. If you wish to help, contact Marsha Goldstein at cleanupna@gmail.com.

Sincerely,

Keep North Attleboro Beautiful Board of Directors

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