Clean & Green End of Season Celebration

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Community Groups Recognized for Vacant Property Maintenance

End of Season Celebration 2019

The Genesee County Land Bank honored Clean & Green participants for their vacant property maintenance efforts at the end of season celebration and its 15th year anniversary on October 15th at the Hunger Solution Center at the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan.

More than 130 people attended the celebration and award ceremony. From May to September, volunteer participants in the Clean & Green program cleaned and maintained over 4,100 vacant properties every 3 weeks.  Their efforts help to beautify the in and around the city of Flint and create safer neighborhoods. 

Top Clean & Green groups received awards to recognize their intensified efforts. The Clean & Green Thumb award went to CHEA – the Center for Higher Educational Achievement for the best greening site.

The Superior Service Squad award went to Grace Community Christian Fellowship – Fight Against Blight – Power of One for receiving the highest property evaluation scores for their high quality maintenance.

The final and top award The Barbara Griffith Wilson Award – The Overachiever is an annual award created to honor one of the original Clean & Green group leaders. The award went to ROLE – Reaching Out Love Every day for going far above and beyond the expectations of the program.

The Land Bank is grateful to all the Clean & Green volunteers who clear, maintain and garden vacant and abandoned properties this season!

Click Here to view a video of the 2019 Clean & Green End of Season Celebration.


The Land Bank's mission is to restore value to the community by acquiring, developing and selling vacant and abandoned properties in cooperation with stakeholders who value responsible land ownership.



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