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Hickey Run Heroes Challenge
On Saturday, June 28th, Sustainable DC and DDOE will be joined by Mayor Gray for the kick off of the Hickey Run Challenge. The event takes place from 11am – 1pm at Langdon Park - located at the northeast intersection of Hamlin Street NE and Mills Avenue NE. While Hickey Run is currently one of DC’s most polluted waterways, now Ward 5 Residents can get involved in its restoration and win BIG. Prizes include a green block makeover from DDOE, up to $2,400 to beautify their garden and restore Hickey Run and a lot more. Challenge yourself, challenge your neighbor! Sign up today at Get RiverSmart!. The Hickey Run Heroes Challenge, a Sustainable DC initiative, is a part of the RiverSmart Homes Program.