Cleanest City Contest judges to be in Lake Charles Wednesday

By Special to the American Press

A panel of judges from Louisiana’s

Cleanest City Contest will be in Lake Charles on Wednesday and residents

are asked to finalize

the clean up of their homes and businesses along the viewing


The route begins at the Southwest

Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau and goes along Bord Du Lac

Drive to Shell Beach Drive,

Lake Street and then to Dr. Michael DeBakey Drive. It then

continues from Ryan Street to Pine, then Moss Street to Broad,

turning north on Enterprise to the fire station.

The route will then go back south on Enterprise to Second Street, then Louisiana and follow Kirby Street to Moss. Moving to

Pujo Street, it will continue to Bilbo, Kirby and Ryan streets and end at the visitors bureau.

Lake Charles was the 2012 Cleanest City Contest state winner in Category I — cities with populations from 45,000 to 99,999.

The annual contest is sponsored by the Lake Charles Garden Club, the Diggers and Weeders Garden Club of Lake Charles and the

city of Lake Charles.