On Saturday 25- April organized by Bogota Beautiful a large group of Volunteers came to Olsen Park in Bogota to do an Earth Day cleaning of the park. Local groups including the the Bogota Rescue Squad, A number of Girl Scout Troops, members of Trinity Lutheran Church, some Lady Bucs Volleyball teammates, Student from Rutgers University along with the Mayor and some members of Council, joined together with Borough resident to give Olsen Park a spring cleaning. The volunteers spread throughout the park from the Recreation Center to the banks of the Hackensack River to rake leaves, remove fallen branches and pick-up any trash that was not properly disposed of. A small crew also did a sweep of W.Main St, from Elm to Larch Aves.
Bogota Beautiful President Amaru Bustamante welcomed the Volunteer to the event saying that this is not about the group he heads but about keeping Bogota beautiful. Councilwoman Daniel Fede, chairperson of the Bogota Green team and Mayor Chris Keleman also thanked everyone who came out to help. Mayor Keleman said the this type of community activity is one of the beautiful thing about Bogota.
The next Bogtoa Beautiful event will be to do a Spring planting of the planters on W. Main St. for information about volunteering , or donating to that project please visit the Bogota Beautiful website at : www.bogotabeautiful.com
Crews cleaning up W. Main St.
Before and after
Bogota DPW removing the leaves and branches
Repainting the crosswalk happening at the same time
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