MANATEE COUNTY — The Bradenton Space Conference and Guests Bureau is partnering with Maintain Manatee Stunning to host a “Like it Like a Native” seaside cleanup on Anna Maria Island on Oct. 15 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
“We usually have nice participation for our month-to-month cleanup occasions, however we’re anticipating an incredible turnout for the ‘Love It Like a Native’ cleanup,” stated Jennifer Hoffman, Maintain Manatee Stunning government director. “It’s such an excellent alternative for this neighborhood to return out, spend time collectively and take care of the coastal areas that enrich the lives of the individuals who name this dwelling.”
On-line registration is on the market at bit.ly/3R8tgSO. The primary 100 volunteers who register on-line will obtain a commemorative long-sleeve rash guard. For extra info, go to bradentongulfislands.com/love-it-like-a-local.
The Love It Like a Native marketing campaign started final yr and encourages guests to respect the neighborhood by offering useful tricks to hold seashores and waterways clear, preserve vitality, shield wildlife, help native companies and extra.
“Like it Like a Native is a marketing campaign we began to encourage guests to like our seashores as in the event that they lived right here year-round,” stated Kolby Gayson, advertising and communications director for the Bradenton Space Conference and Guests Bureau. “We had been trying to take Like it Like a Native to the following stage to additional implement the marketing campaign as a real initiative for our vacation spot.”
Volunteers are requested to assemble at Coquina Seaside South in Bradenton Seaside at 8:30 a.m. on Oct. 15. A security briefing will start at 9 a.m. Then, teams will probably be shuttled to places alongside Anna Maria Island the place they are going to clear up trash and particles.
After a morning making Manatee seashores much more lovely, volunteers will probably be celebrated with a seaside picnic at midday.
“The partnership with Maintain Manatee Stunning appeared like a no brainer for us to proceed to advertise the significance of sustainable tourism, not solely on a nationwide and worldwide stage, but in addition right here in our personal yard,” Gayson stated.
Submitted by Nick Azzara