Downtown Roanoke celebrates one year milestone of ambassador program
ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - Downtown Roanoke is celebrating the one-year anniversary of its Downtown Ambassador Program.
The program was launched to improve the Downtown Roanoke experience, according to the organization.
The city provided numbers highlighting what the program has accomplished in the past year:
98 power washing projects completed
101 backpack blower and billy goat hours completed
736 biohazard clean ups
749 block faces weeded
1,320 handbills, stickers, and graffiti items removed
1,898 small bulk trash items removed
2,212 bags of litter collected
1,745 small clean up jobs completed
5,720 scooters relocated
1,215 hospitality assists, directions, and escorts provided
675 outreach referrals
2,768 outreach contacts
500 business contacts
998 safety checks
The team has also worked on special projects such as painting downtown fixtures, mulching, and event support.
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