The Downtown Division of the Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce announces that the Downtown Spring Clean event planned for this Friday, April 16th has been moved to Friday, April 23rd from 3 to 6pm due to the forecast of inclement weather.

Community members interested in volunteering for the downtown cleanup event are welcome to participate by contacting Bailey Lyons, Downtown Division Chair by phone 620-224-7795 or email [email protected]. Each volunteer will receive a free t-shirt courtesy of MyOne Stop and businesses/organizations who provide a donation for materials by April 19th will be listed on the back of the shirts. Donations may be made to the Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce and dropped off at 231 E. Wall St.

Over 200 volunteers are confirmed from Fort Scott Community College, Fort Scott High School, Rotary Club, St. Martin’s Academy, local businesses, and other individuals. Projects include painting curbs, striping and numbering parking spaces, weeding, mulching, crosswalk art and more. The event will be a great community gathering to spruce up downtown.

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