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Posted on: October 11, 2018

Community Service for Clean Rockville Streams

Rockville, Maryland, Oct. 11 – Rockville is seeking volunteers to help keep city streams trash-free with two stream cleanups in October.

On Saturday, Oct. 13, the city’s Environment Commission will host a cleanup from 10 a.m.-noon at Maryvale Park, 812 First St. Environment Commission members will be at the park’s gazebo to greet participants.

On Saturday, Oct. 27, volunteers will clean the stream at Twinbrook Community Park from 9:30-11 a.m. City staff will greet volunteers at Twinbrook Community Recreation Center, 12920 Twinbrook Parkway. The cleanup is part of Montgomery County’s Community Service Week.

Gloves and bags will be provided to participants at both cleanups. Bring water and wear sturdy shoes. Student Service Learning hours are available for student volunteers. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. For more information and to register, email or call 240-314-8877.

Learn more about Montgomery County’s Community Service Week at

Rockville’s Adopt-A-Stream program allows groups of volunteers to formally adopt a stream or participate in a one-time cleanup. Public cleanups are scheduled throughout the year, so check the calendar often. To find an interactive map showing streams within the City of Rockville and their adoption status and to learn how to adopt a stream, visit

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Marylou Berg
Director of Communication

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