Discussion on organized trash collection in Richfield to be held Saturday

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  • Updated: March 19, 2013 - 2:30 PM

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Organized garbage collection to be discussed Saturday

The League of Women Voters Richfield is sponsoring a Saturday discussion on organized garbage collection as a possible option for Richfield.

The discussion, from 9:30 to 11 a.m., will feature Hennepin County Commissioner Randy Johnson, former Maplewood City Council Member John Nephews and representatives of the city of St. Louis Park, Allied Waste and Burt’s Disposal.

The session is in the City Council chambers at Richfield City Hall, 6700 Portland Av. S.



Buy a Brick program deadline approaches

The ordering deadline for the “Buy A Brick” program, which allows donors to honor someone while benefiting the Hopkins Activity Center, is March 31. Individuals, families, groups, businesses and organizations can purchase bricks with their names imprinted on them and they will be placed in the Clock Tower Plaza at the southwest corner of 9th and Mainstreet.

For more information, contact the Hopkins Activity Center at 952-939-1333 or go to www.hopkinsmn.com/news/2009/buy-a-brick.php.



Earth Day cleanup at Lower Twin Lake

The Lower Twin Lake Association will host an Earth Day cleanup of the lake on April 20.

The nonprofit will host the cleanup from 10 a.m. to noon at the lake’s boat launch located off Bottineau Boulevard. Anyone can help clean the shoreline and launch. Bags will be provided by the city.

For more information, contact Chad Haines at chadmhaines@gmail.com. Residents and businesses can also join as “Friends” of the Lower Twin Lake by contacting Carolyn Guy at guycarolyn@gmail.com.



Annual community Easter egg hunt opens

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