Alexandria, LA (December 14, 2007)- Keep Cenla Beautiful, a Keep America Beautiful affiliate, partners with AmeriCorp to beautify and maintain local green spaces. AmeriCorp members have at least 10 medians/triangles around the City of Alexandria that they plan, plant, and maintain year round. At the Bolton Community Center, where AmeriCorp is housed, they partner with the Alexandria Garden Club to maintain the flower beds.
Keep Cenla Beautiful, in partnership with the Youth Challenge Program, has planted bulbs in the Alexandria Mini-Park in downtown Alexandria. The affiliate also distributes trees, flower bulbs, and seeds to local schools and neighborhoods for them to beautify public spaces.
To get the neighborhood youth involved, Keep Cenla Beautiful partners them with AmeriCorp members to repaint old playground equipment, clean up, and plant trees and flowers in their neighborhood parks.
For more information, visit Keep Cenla Beautiful.