City Encourages Residents to Join an ‘Impact the Rock Project’ or Create Their Own for National Volunteer Week

Seal of Little Rock
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE :
Wednesday, Mar 31, 2021

Media Release

City of Little Rock Public Relations (501) 371-4421


The City of Little Rock, in partnership with Audubon Arkansas and Central Arkansas Water, is seeking area residents and business owners to help kick off National Volunteer Week on April 17 from 9 a.m. to noon with Impact the Rock: A Day of Unity and Service.

Those interested can sign up for any of nine beautification or cleanup projects at LittleRock.gov/volunteer. Residents and groups may also organize their own project and volunteers who are already part of the City Adopt-a-Street, Adopt-a-Park, Adopt-a-Trail or Adopt-a-Flowerbed programs are encouraged work in their areas April 17. Volunteers are encouraged to email project details and hours worked to Karen Sykes at ksykes@littlerock.gov.

The nine City projects targeted for work during this year’s Impact the Rock are:

·      Little Rock Animal Village

·      Reservoir Park

·      Hindman Park

·      Benny Craig Park

·      Rock Creek Trail

·      Roosevelt Road

·      Seventh Street

·      John Barrow Road

·      Little Rock Zoo


To view project details and sign-up, go to www.littlerock.gov/volunteer or contact Karen Sykes at ksykes@littlerock.gov.

WATCH: Ward 4 Director Capi Peck invites residents to Impact the Rock.

 

About the City of Little Rock’s Response to COVID-19
Residents may visit LittleRock.gov/covid19 for all information about the City’s efforts related to COVID-19, including the newly created Small Business Emergency Assistance Program. Volunteers are needed to assist with the grab-and-go feeding efforts for vulnerable populations, including students and seniors. Sign up at LittleRock.gov/volunteer. The Little Rock Cares Emergency Relief Fund benefits the grab-and-go feeding effort and the purchase of personal protective equipment (PPE). Donations of PPE are also accepted. Donate here or visit LittleRock.gov/covid19 and click on the Little Rock Cares Emergency Relief Fund button. Follow the City of Little Rock on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @CityLittleRock.