For Immediate Release

April 1, 2015

Contact: Tammy Sharp

Media Relations




Leesville announces its annual Cleanup Week and Spring Trash Bash

LEESVILLE, LA--The Mayor's Women's Commission (MWC), in conjunction with The Keep Leesville Beautiful Committee, will host Leesville's annual Cleanup Week beginning Monday, April 13th through Friday, April 17th.

Residents are encouraged to clean their properties, and the City will offer a lending hand.  Leesville Public Work crews will dispose of items including tree limbs and boards throughout the week. Residents interested in this service should call the Public Works Department at 337-239-2995. The item pick up schedule will be as follows:

April 13: Tree Limbs

April 14: Boards

April 15 & 16: Old Furniture/Appliances

April 17: Paint Products   

Progressive Waste Management will have roll-a ways for residents to bring discarded items to

American Moving and Storage.  They will be on site on April 13-18 from 7 a.m. to 12 noon.

Cleanup Week will conclude with the annual Spring Trash Bash on Saturday, April 18th at Liberty Garden Park, across from the Vernon Parish Library. Groups from all local civic organizations, churches, schools or clubs are invited to participate in the event and a little friendly competition.

Each group will pick up trash in a specific area of the City and weigh gathered trash at American Moving and Storage, Inc.  At 11 a.m., volunteers will return to Liberty Garden Park for a cookout and an awards ceremony hosted by the MWC.

The Mayor's Women's Commission stated that they are looking forward to a successful Trash Bash.

The phrase coined by Mrs. McKee, the former MWC president is "Every lending hand is a helping hand to a great cause for our city."

For more information about Cleanup Week or the Trash Bash, please contact the Mayor's Office at 337.238.2251

To view a flyer for the event, click here.


The City of Leesville, the best hometown in the world, is a historic yet visionary community. As the parish seat of Vernon Parish, where Fort Polk and the Joint Readiness Training Center are located, the City of Leesville is home to military families, retired veterans and a growing and strongly patriotic citizenry that provides the basis of a well-rounded and work-ready workforce.   


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