‘Yard’ contest set
The Messenger. 05.14.08
The Union City City Beautiful Commission will be selecting Yards of the Month for June, July, August and September.
Residents of the city who would like to be considered for the honor are asked to contact their commission ward representative:
• Ward 1 — Ann Moore at 855-7462
• Ward 2 — Melba Mackins at 885-6880
• Ward 3 — Maggie Vaughan at 446-4424
• Ward 4 — Margie Smith at 885-9730
• Ward 5 — Sheila Erwin at 885-8775
Those interested may also call Sandy Lee, chairman, at 885-8746 or 571-8751.
The commission is also designating Saturday a community clean-up day. Residents are being asked to come by Merchants’ Park on the corner of South First Street and Washington Avenue in downtown Union City from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. to get plastic bags and hand sanitizer and then to fan out over the area and pick up trash. Dumpsters have been set up at five locations throughout the city so that residents may dispose of trash. Those participating in the clean up will be treated to hotdogs, Cokes provided by the local Coca-Cola company and chips. Reynolds Brothers Tire Co., Wal-Mart and E.W. James have made donations of goods and services to this effort, a spokesman said.