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The Annual Orleans Fall “Town-Wide Clean Sweep,” has been set for the week of October 7th and community leaders are encouraging all local residents to participate in the clean-up efforts.

Town crews will be picking up any large type items of discard free of charge this week. Discard items should be placed curbside for easy pickup.

In addition, a large dumpster has also been set at the Orleans Town Garage for resident use as well through Noon on this Saturday.

Residents are strongly encouraged to bring any unwanted or small junk type items they want to dispose of and place in the dumpster.

The Orleans Chamber of Commerce is also participating in this special community event and asking everyone’s help to make our hometown beautiful by taking the time to clean up, spruce up, fix up, and paint up all around town that week. Youth groups, service groups, business people, families and churches are welcome and urged to help sweep the town clean for the fall and winter months ahead.

In addition, in preparation for the upcoming Orleans Fall Fun Fest in the Park on October 12th Chamber representatives are encouraging residents and business owners alike to dress up their properties with fall décor i.e. pumpkins, mums, scarecrows,  stray bales, fodder shocks, etc.   

To arrange for pick up of items or for more information on the “Fall Clean Sweep” contact the Orleans Town Offices at 812 865-2539 or visit the town’s website at www.town.orleans.in.us