It was another amazing turnout Saturday for the Clean Sweep event to clean the King City rest stop outside in Pasco. Dozens of friends, family members and youth came out to support the effort. “It’s amazing how something as simple as cleaning up the city can bring people together, it’s pretty special, “ said Clean Up Tri-Cities founder Mark McKee on the group’s Facebook page.
It was the 5 time the Clean Up Tri-Cities team had been out to the site. McKee told HFNTV that it’s a place that always needs a good clean-up. “A lot of the truckers will leave trash at the rest stop, so it’s always a lot of work. It’s always amazing to see how many people come out and be a part of Clean Sweep,” said McKee.
The Clean Up Tri-Cities Facebook Group now has 701 members.
McKee’s good works haven’t gone unnoticed. Earlier this year, KEPR Action News, the CBS affiliate in Tri-Cities profiled Mark McKee and the Clean Sweep movement. “God knows we need it, work crews haven’t been working much because of COVID and you can’t help but drive from one end to the other and not see trash everywhere.” Mark Mckee to KEPR TV in July of 2020.
There is one more Clean Sweep event before the year ends. This one will be on Christmas Eve at the Pasco’s Farmers Market. “Christmas Eve. 2 pm Pasco Farmers Market. Let’s all come together and spread some Christmas Joy! Follow your heart, if you feel the need to bless an individual, a business, a group member by all means. But the greatest gift of all can’t be bought or sold … it’s your time and your Love for another!” said McKee in a Group Post.
The Hispanic Food Network is committed to working with Clean Sweep Tri-Cities to help them promote their great works.
Mark encourages everyone to become a part of the Clean Sweep Tri-Cities movement!
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