Monday, July 18, 2016

Capital Region Water: 3 Community Greening Parties In Harrisburg July 26, 30, Aug. 2

Capital Region Water is hosting three Community Greening Parties on July 26, 30 and August 2 in Harrisburg to provide area residents with information on water issues and community greening.
The parties will be held--
-- July 26: Cloverly Heights park, 18th & Pemberton Streets from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m, with free food, music, family activities, and prizes;
-- July 30: Heart of the Community Garden, 1418 Derry Street from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. as part of Fountain Gate Church’s 14th Annual Community Day; and
-- August 2: Camp Curtin YMCA, 2135 North 6th Street from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. as part of Camp Curtin YMCA’s National Night Out Block Party
In addition to information on water quality, other stations will provide opportunity for participants to give input on community greening concepts and preferred community engagement programs.
These parties support Capital Region Water’s City Beautiful H2O Community Greening Program to improve local water quality and reduce combined sewer overflows while providing additional benefits to the community.
Click Here to watch a new video about CRW’s City Beautiful H2O Community Greening Program.
Capital Region Water is seeking significant engagement from the Harrisburg community to drive this program which is required under a federal consent decree and expected to cost over $100 million over the next twenty years.
“This is our community’s plan. Your plan for today and for future generations,” said CEO Shannon Williams. “We want you to tell us what you need in your neighborhood. Our job is to see how we can meet those needs through community greening projects.”
(Photo: What 15th and Hunter could look like through community greening.)
The City Beautiful H2O Community Greening Plan is partially funded by the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Bureau of Recreation and Conservation, and the Environmental Stewardship (Growing Greener) Fund.
Visit Capital Region Water’s Community Greening Parties webpage for more information or call 888-510-0606 to learn more about these events and the City Beautiful H2O campaign. Click Here to sign up for regular updates from Capital Region Water.
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