Maryland General Hospital Partners with Residents of Reservoir Hill for Mayor's Spring Clean-Up

For immediate release: April 15, 2011

MGH Employees participate in neighborhood clean up to show commitment to their community

Baltimore, MD – Maryland General Hospital is partnering with the Reservoir Hill Improvement Council for Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's Spring Cleanup – "Home to Harbor – Clean Water Starts in Your Backyard." Employees of Maryland General will work side-by-side with the hospital's neighbors in Reservoir Hill to help make the community a cleaner, healthier place to live. MGH Employees and Reservoir Hill residents will be:

  • Cutting brush, mulching and weeding the Reservoir Hill Community Garden
  • Sweeping leaves and cleaning up trash at various locations throughout the community
  • Prepping soil for a new planned community area

WHEN: Saturday, April 16, 2011, 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon
WHERE: Reservoir Hill, Whitelock Street & Brookfield Avenue

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is expected to join the effort between 8:45 and 9:15 a.m.

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About Maryland General Hospital

Founded in 1881, Maryland General Hospital is a 213-bed urban community teaching hospital and part of the University of Maryland Medical System. Located in the heart of downtown Baltimore, the hospital provides healthcare in more than 30 specialties to approximately 110,000 patients annually through inpatient and outpatient care and free health screenings throughout the community.