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Latter-day Saints Take Part in Clean Up Australia Day

10th Consecutive Year of Participation

Saturday 5th March marked the 10th consecutive year that a local congregation of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Melton, 35 km west of the Melbourne CBD, has participated in a Clean Up Australia Day project. Over fifty members of the congregation including youth and adults participated, joined by eight members of the local fishing club. Cleaning up the Arnolds Creek Reserve, they gathered and disposed of 30 bags of rubbish.  

Clean Up Australia Day is held on the first Sunday in March every year, though any alternative day that works for a group or individual is encouraged. Anyone wishing to organize or join a Clean Up Australia project can find additional information on the Clean Up Australia website.

The congregation has worked closely with the community and civic leaders to provide opportunities for organizations and individuals to join in their projects. Later this year they will be participating in a tree planting event with the Melton Environmental Group.  

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