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Fort Pierce residents and visitors are invited to spend a Saturday morning beautifying the city by volunteering at the Great American Cleanup, on April 14, 2018 from 8:00 am to noon.This annual event, sponsored by the City of Fort Pierce and Keep Fort Pierce Beautiful, is an opportunity for volunteers to participate in a variety of beautification projects throughout the community.Participating volunteers will be provided with a free t-shirt, safety supplies and the first 300 volunteers will receive a goody bag. Registration begins at 8 a.m. at PAL Park, 903 S 21st St., volunteers will be assigned to a team to tackle various improvement projects. The 2018 project locations include: Glidden Park/Garden Club, South Causeway Park, Community Garden, Edgartown/Downtown and Citywide Graffiti Abatement. Transportation will be provided to and from all project locations.The cleanup will conclude with a FREE volunteer BBQ and Festival at PAL Park (903 S 21st St). Volunteers will enjoy a free grilled lunch and refreshing drinks provided by the Fort Pierce Utilities Authority. The community festival will also feature a bounce house, jumbo slide, activities, raffle prizes and demonstrations.Students can earn community service hours for scholarships and graduation by participating in the Great American Cleanup. Groups are also welcome! This is a great event to get your family, business, civic organization, sports team, school, church or organization involved.Those interested in volunteering at the Great American Cleanup can pre-register online at http://cityoffortpierce.com/383/Great-American-Cleanup or call 772-467-3000 for additional information.