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Atlanta’s Graffiti Task Force Partners with Local Paint Company to Abate City’s Graffiti Vandalism

Atlanta Paint Disposal donates over 400 gallons of paint to City of Atlanta’s Graffiti Task Force

Post Date:06/14/2013 2:30 PM
Mayor Kasim Reed press release header

Mayor’s Office of Communications 
Thế giới cá 55 Trinity Avenue, Suite 2500 • Atlanta, Georgia 30303

Sonji Jacobs, Director 
404-330-6558, office 
404-276-6866, cell 
sajacobs@atlantaga.gov 
Jennifer Ogunsola, Communications Manager
404-546-6786, office
404-886-2963, cell
jogunsola@atlantaga.gov

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 06/14/13

Media Advisory

 Atlanta’s Graffiti Task Force Partners with Local Paint Company to Abate City’s Graffiti Vandalism
Atlanta Paint Disposal donates over 400 gallons of paint to City of Atlanta’s Graffiti Task Force

WHO:

Natalyn Archibong, Atlanta City Councilmember, District 5
Richard Mendoza, Commissioner, Department of Public Works
Pat Labat, Chief, Department of Corrections
George Dusenbury, Commissioner, Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs
Amanda Ayres, Director, Atlanta Paint Disposal
Thế giới cá Atlanta Graffiti Task Force

WHAT:

The City of Atlanta will celebrate the collaborative effort between Atlanta’s Graffiti Task Force and Atlanta Paint Disposal to combat graffiti vandalism on public property throughout Atlanta. Over the last two years, Atlanta Paint Disposal, a premier paint recycler in Atlanta, has donated over 400 gallons of paint to the Graffiti Task Force, valued over $4,000.

Thế giới cá The Department of Corrections and local nonprofit organizations used the recycled paint to cover illegal graffiti on public property throughout the city, including the Glenn Street Bridge, Grant Street Bridge, North Avenue, the outside of the Krog Street Tunnel. The Atlanta Graffiti Task Force includes the Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs; Department of Corrections; Department of Public Works; Atlanta Police Department; Code Enforcement and local nonprofit, Keep Atlanta Beautiful.

  WHEN:

Monday, June 17, 2013
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

  WHERE:

City of Atlanta Department of Corrections
(loading dock)
254 Peachtree St. SW
Atlanta, GA 30303
(must enter on Memorial Drive, directly across the street from the Welcome House)


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