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|Anaheim City Representatives to Speak at Keep California Beautiful Conference|
ANAHEIM, CA - (March 9, 2011) - Several staff representatives from the City of Anaheim will participate in the Keep California Beautiful Conference, to take place on Thursday, March 10 at the Vineyard Anaheim Church (5340 E. La Palma Ave.), leading sessions, offering suggestions and opening dialogue on the many ways Anaheim works internally and with community groups to keep Anaheim beautiful.
Marcie Edwards, Anaheim Public Utilities General Manager and Assistant City Manager, will address current and future prospects of clean energy. Sandra Sagert, Community Preservation manager, will speak to her division’s role in graffiti prevention and abatement, including an overview of ACAGE - Anaheim Community Anti-Graffiti Effort - that was established in 2008 by the community, business and city leaders to eliminate graffiti in Anaheim. Dina Predisik, Anaheim Public Utilities, will discuss solar power. Vic Dominguez, former City Council assistant, will share his positive experiences in organizing and supporting neighborhood clean-up efforts.
Keep California Beautiful is a nonprofit organization working with multiple program partners on public education and outreach campaigns aimed at making California the cleanest state in the nation. Their mission is to support thousands of cleanup and beautification events across the state by donating our resources and supplies such as garbage bags, seed packets, and recycling and trash receptacles.
More information about this conference and the live webinar can be found at www.keepcabeautiful.org.
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