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Operation Clean Sweep aims to beautify Elkhart

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Not everyone is relaxing this Memorial Day weekend, and because of that the City of Elkhart is looking cleaner.  Saturday the week long "Operation Clean Sweep" ended with volunteers working on the flower beds along the riverwalk.

Since Monday 30 different groups of people have worked to beautify Downtown Elkhart and the surrounding areas.  It's all been a joint effort between the Chamber of Commerce, City, and Businesses.  "Everyone wants a clean beautiful City and I think this is the beginning of that," said Karin Frey.

Those involved hope the operation helps neighborhoods take pride in their areas.  And kick starts people cleaning up where they live all year long.

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