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SGI-Canada Takes Part in Park Cleanup

SGI-Canada membersSGI-Canada members participating in the park clean up activity

On June 4, SGI-Canada members and friends took part in Vancouver's annual "Keep Vancouver Spectacular" campaign. The volunteers picked up garbage and cigarette butts in Victoria Park. One volunteer commented that as she was picking up butts some smokers commented that they would try to stop throwing their cigarettes on the ground. Another volunteer shared how he was encouraged to see how their efforts inspired others in the community to take action to keep the environment clean.

SGI-Canada members

For SGI-Canada's past involvement in the "Keep Vancouver Spectacular" campaign please view the links below:

http://www.sgi.org/news/s-development/sd2009/sd090606b.html

http://www.sgi.org/news/s-development/sd2005/sd050629.html

[Adapted from an article in the June 2011 issue of the SGI-Canada Online News; photos courtesy of SGI-Canada]