Help clean up San Gabriel Park in Georgetown June 5

The city of Georgetown will host a cleanup event in San Gabriel Park on June 5. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
The city of Georgetown will host a cleanup event in San Gabriel Park on June 5. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

The city of Georgetown will host a cleanup event in San Gabriel Park on June 5. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

The city of Georgetown is hosting a riverbank cleanup event in San Gabriel Park on June 5, according to a news release.

Volunteer check-in will be at 8:30 a.m. A safety briefing will begin at 8:55 a.m., and the cleanup will last until 10 a.m., the release said. Attendees will be provided with trash bags, gloves, light snacks and drinks, it said. Participants are encouraged to wear long pants, hats, sunglasses and closed-toe shoes for their protection, it said.


The park is located at 445 E. Morrow St., Georgetown.

Individuals interested in volunteering can email [email protected] to register or sign up online here.

There is a possibility that the event may be canceled due to bad weather, the release said. Interested parties should see the city’s social media page for updates, it said.
By Fernanda Figueroa

Reporter, Georgetown

Fernanda joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in March 2021 after graduating from The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley in December 2020 with a bachelor’s degree in mass communication and a second major in political science. Fernanda covers education, local government, non profits and business for the city of Georgetown. Prior to CI, Fernanda worked as a reporter for The Rider, UTRGV's weekly student newspaper and served as a media relations intern for UTRGV Athletics.