Join Us For Annual Neighborhood Clean-up Day Saturday April 23

The melting snow has revealed green grass, fresh buds and brown earth.

And empty soda cans, plastic bags and old tires.

Now’s the time to pitch in and help pick up trash left over from winter: Join neighbors for Historic Water Tower Neighborhood’s annual clean-up day from 9:00 a.m. to noon Saturday April 23, 2016.
IMG_4358We’ll meet at Back Bay Park and work north as time allows.

Bring garden gloves and weather-appropriate attire. Trash bags will be provided, as well as doughnuts, juice and coffee.

Families and kids are welcome to participate in this fun and worthwhile volunteer event. Contact Andrew Brusky with any questions. Hope to see you there!

Join 5th Annual HWTN “Spring Into Green” Parks Clean-Up on Saturday April 18

Bring your children, grandchildren, friends and neighbors to join in the fun: Mark your calendar for April 18, 2015, (Saturday), for the HWTN 5th Annual “Spring into Green” Parks Clean-Up.

Enjoy complimentary coffee and refreshments with your neighbors. We assemble at Back Bay Park at the corner of Terrace and Back Bay at 9:00 a.m. We’ll remove trash and debris from Back Bay and then move onto other nearby park areas, such as Water Tower Park. Clean-up activities will continue until 11:30 a.m.

Take this opportunity to make a difference in our community. Bring your garden gloves. Plastic bags will be provided.

To register to attend: Call Adrian at 414 530-6620 or email rsvp@hwtn.org. See you there!

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Join Us For Annual HWTN “Spring Into Green” Neighborhood Parks Clean-Up Saturday April 26

With springlike weather (finally) in the air, how about commemorating the end of (a very long) winter by joining fellow HWTN members in our annual “Spring Into Green” neighborhood parks clean-up?

Here are details for this fun and worthwhile effort. Be sure to register in advance by emailing us or calling the phone number below. Hope to see you there.
HWTN Park clean up 2014

HWTN 2013 Spring Parks Clean-Up Another Big Success

When you’re out enjoying beautiful Back Bay Park and Water Tower Park this summer, be aware of the work of about a dozen HWTN members, including several children, who spent the morning of April 20 filling around 25 bags with bottles, cans, glass, plastic, paper and a lot of unimaginable yuck to make these scenic green spaces even more enjoyable and beautiful.

IMG_4358As part HWTN’s 2rd Annual Parks Spring Clean-Up, our hearty and hard-working volunteers filled 14 28-gallon bags with garbage and 12 13-gallon bags with recycleables. In addition to cleaning the main areas of the parks, we picked up garbage all the way to the bottom of the hill in Back Pay Park and off of about 80% of the bluff near Water Tower Park.

Parts of the parks haven’t been cleaned in years — among the older items we uncovered was an 8-track tape! Check out a photo album of our team, refreshments and garbage from the fulfilling morning. Special thanks to VP of Events Lise Sadagopan for bringing morning treats and organizing the event. Others who rolled up their sleeves and pitched in included Jeff Bentoff, Linda Gaalaas, Thea Kovac, Jeff Loss, Rich Russell, Ava Viohl, Bridget Viohl, Adrian Zilvetti, Antonio Zilvetti and Nicco Zilvetti.

Hope to see you in HWTN parks this summer, and at our 3rd annual clean-up in 2014!

Help clean up the HWTN on Saturday morning April 20

HWTN’s Annual Spring Neighborhood Clean Up is set for Saturday April 20 from 9 a.m. to noon. We’ll start in Back Bay Park, then move to Water Tower Park and, if there’s time, Gilman’s Triangle. Join us for a morning of fun public service with your neighbors. Bring your kids, too!

See below for details, and be sure to check out photos from last year’s clean up.

HWTN Clean up April 2013