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The real estate company's agents set aside a day each year to perform community service near their offices

DAVID F. ASHTON - Pickers UP! was the rallying cry given - to start off this team from Windermere Moreland Real Estate in picking up trash and garbage in Westmoreland Park on June 11th - the firms annual community service day. After a year marked by social distancing, Windermere Real Estate hosted its 37th Annual "Community Service Day" – a day on which volunteers could safely work outdoors. It was Friday, June 11.

Locally, more than a dozen brokers and staff from Windermere's Westmoreland office gathered in the south parking lot of Westmoreland Park to begin the day's clean-up. Light rain had been falling, but that didn't deter the volunteers from turning out.

"We make our living from selling houses in this community – so it's really important to take care of the community and give back," explained the outing's organizer, Windermere Moreland Real Estate Broker Samira Sahebi, as the group gathered.

"Right now, a lot of people are complaining about trash in public places; and, regardless of how it gets there, I think the least we can do is be part of the solution," Sahebi told THE BEE.

Samira also observed that such a project is a good team-builder. "More than that, hopefully, it'll inspire everyone who attends today to do more, including adopting a block, or adopting a park – doing what they can to help keep our streets clean and safe."


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