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River Mountains Loop Trail Cleanup Set for March 22

March 13, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

PLEASE CONTACT KATHY BLAHA, (702) 267-2052

Henderson, Nev. – The City of Henderson will host a cleanup of the River Mountains Loop Trail from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 22. Participants will meet at Equestrian Park South, 1200 Equestrian Dr. (at Equestrian Drive and Magic Way) for transportation to and from the trail. Registration and a safety orientation for the free event are from 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.

Participants are encouraged to bring a hat, water, sunscreen, sturdy shoes and gloves. The Parks and Recreation Department provides buckets, trash bags, and pizza. In order to participate, youth ages 5-12 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Teens ages 13-18 must have a parent or guardian’s signature or waiver.

The purpose of the event is to encourage stewardship and an appreciation for trails and open spaces. Participants will help to clean up and remove trash, bottles, cans and other debris that not only detracts from the natural beauty of the area, but also can be dangerous to wildlife.

The River Mountains Loop Trail is a 34.5-mile pedestrian, bike and equestrian path that connects Henderson, Boulder City and Lake Mead National Recreation Area with the rest of the Las Vegas Valley.

For additional information, call (702) 267-4050 or visit us at cityofhenderson.com. Find us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

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About City of Henderson: Incorporated in 1953, Henderson is Nevada’s second largest city with more than 270,000 residents. Henderson is a premier city, nationally recognized for its stunning parks, trails, master-planned communities, outstanding quality of life and patriotic past. Recognized as one of America’s Best Places to Live (MONEY: 2012, 2008, 2006 and Liveability.com: 2013), one of America’s Best Cities (Business Week), and being a safe community (Forbes: 2nd safest in 2011, InsuranceProviders.com: 6th in 2012, Law Street Media: 6th in 2013) Henderson is a progressive and vibrant city committed to maintaining premier amenities and services for all who chose to live, learn, work and play in Henderson…a place to call home.

 

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