Phillips community sweeps up the neighborhood

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The four Phillips Neighborhoods of Minneapolis, Phillips East, West, Midtown and Ventura Village, collaborated once again onr the annual Phillips Clean Sweep on October 11. Neighbors grabbed garbage bags and picker-uppers to pick up trash on the streets and others joined city garbage crews to pick up large items in the alleys.

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Community volunteers gathered at two sites in the morning for breakfast and then after the cleanup, met again at Stewart Park for lunch and a celebration. Hundreds of residents and dozens of organizations partnered to make the event a success. Here’s a look: