Lake Charles up for cleanest city

The following is a press release from the City of Lake Charles:

The City of Lake Charles was notified today by Cleanest City Contest judges from the Louisiana Garden Club Federation, Inc. that it has passed the District Level of the Cleanest City Contest and has qualified to enter the state Cleanest City Contest.

The City of Lake Charles will compete at the state level against cities of comparable population size.

Said Mayor Roach:

"I want to express my appreciation to everyone who worked so hard to help make this District win happen, including City employees, the Lake Charles Garden Club, the Diggers and Weeders Garden Club, Team Green of Southwest Louisiana, our residents, business owners and volunteers who helped prepare for the competition.  We now look forward to competing at the state level."

The City was recently entered into the district competition by the Lake Charles Garden Club and the Diggers and Weeders Garden Club of Lake Charles.

The Cleanest City Contest is a litter prevention program sponsored by the Louisiana Garden Club Federation, Inc.

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The City of Lake Charles fully complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statutes and regulations in all programs and activities.   For more information, or to obtain a Title VI Complaint Form, see the City of Lake Charles website-  or call the Mayor's Action Line at (337) 491-1346, or contact the appropriate Department Head, or call the Title VI coordinator at (337) 491-1440.