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Shields recognized by Gloucester Clean Community

Julie Shields has been showing love for Gloucester by volunteering her time to pick up litter in her Hayes neighborhood for the past few years.Recently, in appreciation of Shields’ efforts, the Gloucester County Clean Community showed her some love in return, presenting her with a certificate celebrating her hard work.

Shields walks approximately four miles a day and brings cleanup supplies with her on most walks. Occasionally, she is joined by her husband, Jeff Shields, or friend Ginny Miller, as they spend their time keeping their area of Gloucester litter-free.

“While frustrating at times to see the amount of trash that accumulates soon after a cleanup, her dedication is making a huge difference,” said Sherry Kosakowski, Gloucester’s Clean Community Coordinator.

Earlier this month, she recognized Shields for her hard work. “It’s not every day we get volunteers who are as dedicated as Julie,” she said. “Since we rely on volunteers to help keep Gloucester clean and green, th...

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