The Hoover City Dad Brigade’s seventh annual back-to-school cleanup is scheduled for Saturday, July 31.
Dads and other volunteers are welcome to come to Hoover Public Schools to help refresh the campuses ahead of the next school year, which begins Aug. 10 for students.
The workday starts at 7 a.m. and is expected to continue until 10:30 or 11 a.m., although some fathers may stay longer, said Hoover City Councilor Derrick Murphy, founder and leader of the effort. cleaning.
The type of work to be done on campuses includes spreading pine straw, pressure washing, wiping windows and doors, planting flowers, assembling shelves and cutting shrubs, Murphy said. Most of the work this year will once again be outside due to the COVID-19 pandemic, he said.
There are established team leaders for each school, and dads and other volunteers are urged to register in advance if possible to help the leaders plan. The registration page can be found on the Hoover City Schools website here.
A light breakfast will be provided at each school, Murphy said.
One change this year is that the cleanup effort is being expanded to cover the Riverchase Career Connection Center for the first time, Murphy said.
This year’s sponsors include Home Depot at the Riverchase Galleria, Chick-fil-A, Zaxby’s-Hoover, Anthony’s Car Wash, Legends Barber Shop, Gene Smith, Pete’s Printing and the Hoover City Schools Foundation.