Spring clean-up for downtown Eau Claire

(WEAU) - The clean-up event was hosted by Valleybrook Church and downtown Eau Claire Incorporated.

Organizers say around 400 volunteers spread out across downtown sweeping sidewalks, pulling weeds and picking up litter.

"We work down here, we play down here, we live down here so anything we can do to help out downtown Eau Claire and make it look better and we’re all about," said volunteer Sam Johnson from Jamf Software.

Volunteers were made up of folks from local businesses and churches in the downtown area.

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  • by Anonymous on May 14, 2012 at 11:19 PM
    The sidewalk sweepers have opened up some pretty big cracks in the sidewalks downtown. Hopefully the city is paying attention to the fact that they need to be filled.
  • by Betty on May 14, 2012 at 01:55 PM
    Sam looks like such a nice young man.
  • by FanBoy111 Location: EC on May 14, 2012 at 12:03 PM
    Drove past the flower beds today - amazing!!! Nice work Sam. Lot of work for 1 guy, that's for sure.
  • by Nickel Location: Eau Claire on May 14, 2012 at 10:46 AM
    This is the most excited I have been about downtown Eau Claire in a long time! Well done, guys!
  • by Justin Location: Eau Claire on May 14, 2012 at 10:03 AM
    The volunteers at Hope Gospel Mission's Men's Shelter did an AWESOME job! Thanks to all who helped us out.
  • by Quentin Sunview Location: Eau Claire on May 14, 2012 at 08:27 AM
    I agree with Donnie, the world need more people like Sam!
  • by Connie Dondor on May 14, 2012 at 07:32 AM
    I agree, this Sam Johnson guy really seems like a real winner.
  • by Donnie Condor on May 13, 2012 at 05:45 PM
    Sam Johnson seems like a really great guy. Thanks for helping make the city a better place Sam!
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      by Karl Zingelcorr on May 14, 2012 at 08:27 AM in reply to Donnie Condor
      Too right Donnie. I appreciate the effort of the citizens in keeping Eau Claire beautiful.
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