The recent flooding in Amarillo has been difficult for many in our area. Businesses were affected. Some had to leave their homes. Fortunately, Amarillo is starting to dry. Now, comes another challenge. The cleanup.

The City of Amarillo is planning a massive clean up day to help out.

A Chance For The Community To Come Together

That's how a press release from the City of Amarillo put it. The press release frames the cleanup as an opportunity for the community to come together to clean two lake areas.

The two lake areas that will be focused on first are Medi Park and McDonald Lake.

The cleanup efforts will be spread across two weekends. Medi Park's clean up day is this Saturday (June 17) and McDonald Lake will be on June 24.

Sign Up To Get Involved In The Amarillo Clean Up

Amarillo's new mayor, Cole Stanley, made a statement regarding the cleanup, and in it he points out how Amarillo has a history of helping out when people are in need. He stated that this provides an opportunity for the community to come together to clean these much loved areas.

To sign up as a volunteer to help with the effort, you can follow this link. According to the press release bags, gloves, and refreshments will be provided.

I doubt these will be the only cleanup days we have in the near future. Several areas will need a lot of help as the waters recede and Amarillo works to get back to business as usual.

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