Rockdale ambassadors set “Trash Bash”

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Rockdale Community Ambassadors, a volunteer board created by Chairman Oz Nesbitt, Sr., is hosting an initiative entitled “The Trash Bash.” The Trash Bash will include four community clean-up events in different parts of the county throughout  2018. The dates and locations for each event are as follows:

April 7  – Zone 1 -Irwin Bridge Area

June 9  – Zone 2 – Windridge and Queenie Woods Neighborhoods

Aug. 11  – Zone 3 – Johnson Park Area

Oct. 6 – Zone 4 – Ogelsby Bridge Area

Three ambassadors will serve as the lead contact for their zones:

Daniel Whidby – Zone 1 and Zone 3 –

Jerry Sheppard – Zone 2 –

Jessica Ivey – Zone 4 –

The ambassadors will act as liaisons for their zones and will be a point of contact for the residents in those areas after the clean-ups are done. They will notify code enforcement about any complaints or concerns they hear.

Each clean-up event will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and food will be provided by Papa John’s pizza.

The first cleanup will take place in Zone 1, in the Irwin Bridge Area on Saturday, April 7, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Participants will meet  at the Board of Commissioner’s Office, 962 Milstead Ave., Conyers.

Interested volunteers can register for the event on, by searching for “Trash Bash Zone 1 Clean Up”. Registration is free.

For more information, contact Sitarah Coote at or 770-278-7057.

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