The trip to Province House on May 4th was very gratifying. It was great to hear of the appreciation passed along by the MLA’s for all of the hard work of our volunteers with the AAH program.

The Honourable Geoff MacLellan, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal, read a proclamation, asking for May 4th to be Adopt-A-Highway Day in Nova Scotia. It was unanimously approved, and received a hearty round of applause. Hon. MacLellan also came up to the Gallery, had a chat, and thought that the program is a valuable benefit to our province.

While there, the Honourable Leo Glavine, Minister of Health and Wellness, approached me and also personally passed along his acknowledgement of the important work by our participants. I noticed that on Monday, John Lohr, MLA for Kings North thanked the Port Williams & District Lions Clubs and members of the community for their “tireless work for their local cleanup process”.  We are pleased that our volunteers continue to receive recognition from our elected officials for their efforts to improve the appearance of their local communities.

Deborah Bayer, Communications Advisor with the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal was a tremendous help with the arrangements for the proclamation reading,  and related press release.  It was a worthwhile event to mark the start of the busy Spring litter Cleanup season.