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Schedule of Services for the Christmas Holiday Week -- Updated 12/22/2014 12:38:16 PM

All City of Alexandria government offices will be closed on Wednesday, December 24; Thursday, December 25; and Friday, December 26, in observance of the Christmas holidays. Residential refuse and recycling will be collected on Wednesday, December 24. There is no collection scheduled on Thursday, December 25; and Thursday’s collection will take place on Friday, December 26.

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Alexandria Earth Day
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Contact: Annika Moman 

Are you interested in volunteering during Alexandria Earth Day?

Great! Take a look at the list of opportunities below and once you have chosen an activity, click here to contact the Earth Day Committee and indicate your name, telephone number, and the activity and time you prefer. Final assignments and instructions will be sent via email in mid-April.

As a thank you, all volunteers will receive a T-shirt.

All assignments will be at the Ben Brenman Park.

Location: Ben Brenman Park, 4800 Brenman Park Drive.
Date: Saturday April 26, 2014

Activity 1:  Earth Day Event Set-Up Volunteers 
Time:  7 AM to 10 AM
Volunteers Needed:  6 (two per hour)
Job Description:  Set up tables and chairs for exhibitors and vendors. Distribute supplies and other event information to exhibitors.
Activity 2:  Meet and Greet 
Time:  9 AM to 2 PM
Volunteers Needed:  6
Job Description:  Nobody should come to the event without being made welcome, given literature and helped to find their way around.
Activity 3:  Event Recycling Volunteers 
Time:  9:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Volunteers Needed:  5-10 (1 to 2 per one hour)
Job Description:  Volunteers will be responsible for assisting the City's Recycling Coordinator with onsite management of event recycling and waste. Volunteers will help educate participants about what can and can be recycled or composted and directing them to the appropriate bins. They will also assist with pulling full bags of recyclables and compostables and transporting them to the appropriate truck for recovery. Some heavy lifting may be involved.
Activity 4:  Earth Day Traffic Flow Attendants 
Time:  10 AM to 2 PM
Volunteers Needed:  8 (two per hour)
Job Description:  Direct traffic to approved parking areas and take part in the guided walk to the field.
Activity 5:  Earth Day Event Break-Down Volunteers 
Time:  2 PM to 3 PM
Volunteers Needed:  3
Job Description:  Breakdown tables and chairs and help City staff load tables/chairs into trucks. Help exhibitors breakdown their exhibits and load their vehicles.

1108 Jefferson St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
Fax: 703.838.6344

Office Hours
8 am - 5 pm

James B. Spengler