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Friends of the Florida Department of Health in Seminole County hold Goldsboro Trail clean-up and ribbon-cutting

On Sunday, January 24, the Friends of the Florida Department of Health in Seminole County held their first cleanup on the Goldsboro Trail located in the downtown area of the Historic Goldsboro.  The cleanup was part of the City of Sanford’s Adopt-A-Park Program. The 1.2 mile Goldsboro Trail runs north from Country Club Circle and Oleander Avenue to the Coastline Park trail head located at 900 W. 9th Street.

There was a great turnout with the group collecting nearly twenty bags of trash. Also included were:

  • Free bicycle helmet fittings (21 patrons fitted)
  • Health information/screenings from the Florida Department of Health in Seminole County
  • Informational handouts and bike safety gadgets from Florida Department of Transportation’s reThink Your Commute and Bike/Walk Central Florida representing the Best Foot Forward coalition
  • HOPR bicycle share rentals.

The group even donated a new bicycle and helmet courtesy of Regions Bank. The Dept. of Health extends thanks to all the volunteers, vendors, neighbors and families that showed up to this wonderful event.

Mark your calendars for these upcoming feel-good events. Next clean-ups scheduled:

  • Sunday, April 25, 2021 from 1-3pm
  • Sunday, July 25, 2021 from 1-3pm
  • Sunday, October 24, 2021 from 1-3pm

If you have any questions regarding this event or future events, please contact the Florida Department of Health Seminole County at 407-665-3391.


 

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