Great Millersville Cleanup

Thanks to our volunteers and supporters!

You made our 2024 spring cleanup – and Trashure Hunt – a big success.

Thanks to 28 pairs of helping hands and more wonderful supporters, our Great Millersville Cleanup on Saturday,  May 18th, was a smash.

These good people did a geat thing! They’re amazing. They stepped up. Pitched in, And made a huge difference in making our community a place we can all be proud of. The litter may never end, but we’ll keep fighting.

Five volunteers were lucky winners in our first-ever Trashure Hunt” and won either a $15 gift card to Lincoln Square Pancacke House or a $10 gift card to Starbucks. A few may still roll in. Congratulations to all!

Please thank these amazing volunteers for pitching in:

  • Matt Benson
  • Gloria Berrios
  • Debbie Black
  • Brian Bokhart – gift card winner (shared with Bryant Pottmeyer)
  • Tim Britton
  • Ginny Hacker – gift card winner!
  • Kim Haldrup
  • Geoff Hall
  • Melinda Hall
  • Nathan Hammes
  • Bob Holmes
  • Nancy Holmes
  • Diana Kennedy
  • Ashley Merryman (and kids)
  • Robbie Miller – gift card winner!
  • Bryant Pottmeyer – Gift car winner (shared with Brian Bokhart)
  • Austin Rasmusen
  • Yslea Rasmusen
  • Nick Roberts
  • Sheila Roumpf – gift card winner! (shared with a first-time volunteer)
  • Brad Schrader
  • Laurie Schrader
  • Phyllis Starks
  • Chip Sutton
  • Steve Talley
  • Cathy Treen – gift card winner (shared with Herb Treen)
  • Herb Treen – gift card winner (shared with Cathy Treen

With special thanks to:

  • Phyllis Starks and Matt Benson, for organizing the event
  • Matt Benson for organizing the Trashure Hunt
  • Lincoln Square Pancake House (Doris Freeman, manager) for meeting space, coffee and danishes
  • John Zubak for dumpster privileges at his White and Champagne Building
  • Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, for gloves and garbage bags
  • Mollie Benson and Amy Hammes for publicity

And, while they were at it…

Four dedicated volunterrs also snuck over to our two Village medians and planted flowers in the giant concrete pots in our beautiful Gateway Gardens! Many thanks to Geoff and Melinda Hall, and Brad and Laurie Schrader! They need help watering flowers this summer. If you can help, see our Volunteer page now.

Learn more about Fighting Litter in Millersville and our monthly Quick-Hitter Litter Cleanups.