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Downtown Rutland Partnership completes the first Annual Green-up Downtown Day

RUTLAND - The Downtown Rutland Partnership (DRP) May 3 announced a successful Green-up day and extends its appreciation to volunteers and donors.

On Friday, May 3, the Downtown Rutland Partnership organized the first annual 'Green-up Downtown Day.' The event consisted of more than 40 volunteers given assigned areas within the special benefits tax district. 

"Volunteers came mostly from downtown businesses, but we also had a great crew from The National Honor Society at Proctor High School," said Laura Conti of DRP marketing.

"This will be an annual event to spring clean downtown Rutland, each year, on the day before the state-wide Green-up Vermont effort," Conti continued.

"I had a ton of comments from passersby saying it looked like all of downtown was out cleaning and how much they appreciated the effort.  But the best part of the day was when Sal's Downtown called and offered pizzas for the volunteers.  It was great to see the community working together," stated Conti.