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Mayor Nutter Scheduled to Join Drexel Students Faculty at Two Philly Spring Cleanup Locations

April 4, 2008

What: Drexel students, faculty and staff members will pitch in as part of Philly Spring Cleanup — the city’s largest program of its kind.

Who: The Drexel volunteer effort was organized by student organizations and the University’s Division of Student Life and Administrative Services. More than 100 Drexel volunteers will leave campus via shuttle at 8:30 a.m. and return at 2 p.m. after having tidied up four areas and planted trees in one.

Mayor Nutter is scheduled to join the Drexel group at two sites: the playground at 48th Street and Woodland Avenue and Cobbs Creek Community Environmental Education Center, 6037 Walnut St. Philadelphia Councilwoman Jannie L. Blackwell is expected to join the group at the playground.

Visuals: • Wearing T-shirts specially designed for Philly Spring Cleanup, the Drexel community and Nutter picking up litter and planting trees

When and where: Saturday, April 5 10:30 to 11 a.m.: Cleanup and planting 90 trees at the playground at 48th Street and Woodland Avenue 11:15 to 11:45 a.m.: Cleanup at Cobbs Creek Community Environmental Education Center, 6037 Walnut St.

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News media contact: Brian Rossiter, Drexel News Bureau 215-895-2705, 267-228-5599 (cell) or brian.rossiter@drexel.edu

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