Residents invited to help "Brush Off" city graffiti
By Emily Williams
Join Mayor Michael B. Hancock, City Council members and Denver Public Works in kicking off Denver Days on Aug. 3 by giving graffiti in Denver the "Brush Off."
After submitting registration form (forms can be submitted electronically or printed out to fax or mail), simply show up Aug. 3, as early as 7:30 a.m. at Barnum Park, 360 N. Hooker St., for your location assignment. Registration in advance is necessary to adequately prepare for such a large-scale graffiti removal effort. The event will conclude by noon with an ice-cream social in the park.
The Brush Off Community Challenge unites community members to remove graffiti along Federal Boulevard, a major thoroughfare through the Mile High City. This is a one-day event, held in conjunction with Denver Days, a new citywide tradition aimed at creating stronger neighborhoods by fostering community service. Register online to be part of the Denver Day's Brush Off Community Challenge.
- Upon arrival to the event, volunteers will be required to sign a waiver of liability.
- Minors must have a responsible adult sign on their behalf.
- All participants (pre-registered and walk-up) must check in at Barnum Park by 7:45 a.m.
- All supplies will be provided.
- Families are welcome to participate, however the project is not suitable for children under the age of 5.
- Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
- No pets will be allowed.
- It is highly advisable to wear sunscreen and a hat or visor.
- Closed-in shoes are recommended.
- Volunteers will work in teams in assigned areas along Federal Boulevard
Emily Williams manages communications for Denver Public Works.