LAKE MEAD, NV — More than 145 Kimberly-Clark Professional
Green Patrol volunteers fanned out along the North Boulder beach and surrounding desert area at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area
to clean up and beautify a one square mile area at America''s first national recreation area, according to a press release.
In addition to the volunteer cleanup effort, 149 Kimberly-Clark Professional employees assembled bicycles in Lake Las Vegas
to donate to at-risk youth in Henderson, Nevada, through Boys & Girls Clubs of America
, the release stated.
These efforts are all part of the Green Patrol, which was created to support sustainability initiatives across the United States, the release noted.
"We believe that individuals working together can have a tremendous impact on the community," said Richard Thorne, vice president of Kimberly-Clark Professional North America.
"We hope that by bringing so many of our employees together in one place at one time that we have helped to sustain and maintain this national treasure," Thorne added.