News Release

78th Liberation Day Cleanup

Barrigada Guam Stake Helping Hands partner with Guam cleanup

On Saturday, July 16th, youth of the Barrigada Stake Helping Hands volunteered for a cleanup project on a section of Route 8 in Maite. This is in conjunction with the 78th Liberation Day parade and festivities to be held on July 21st

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reached out to its youth to participate in an initiative sponsored by the Island wide Beautification Task Force and the governor’s summer youth employment Program. The Governor has reached out to all the youth on the island as Guam is gearing up for their Liberation Day Parade and festivities. They have been asked to help beautify the island for this upcoming holiday.

Youth and other youth leaders donned their Helping Hands project vests and hit the road. You wouldn’t believe the trash they found, to include a hub cap.

People honk as they pass by, showing their support of the work they are doing to help keep the road-way clean. You can see from the smiles on their faces, that they are having a good time and enjoy offering their service.

“Guam’s young people have demonstrated their capability and desire to contribute their services to our island, and their initiative to spearhead these valued cleanups builds on the leadership experience they are gaining through our Summer Youth employment Program.” Governor Lou Leon Guerrero said in a news release.

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