Volume 272 | April 18 - April 22, 2022
City’s After School Program Honored with Think Together’s Champion of Change Award
The City of Moreno Valley was honored by after-school nonprofit Think Together as this year's Champion of Change for their partnership in bringing successful after-school programs to Moreno Valley students. 

The City and the Moreno Valley Unified School District were given the distinction during Thursday evening's Raise a Hand event at the Moreno Valley Council Chamber. 

Mayor Yxstian Gutiérrez, who accepted the award, touted the over 10-year relationship the City has forged with Think Together in bringing quality after-school programs to Moreno Valley that allows students the opportunity to make their dreams soar. 

Click here to learn more, and watch the entire broadcast here.
Get Rid of Your Household Hazardous Waste
Is there any hazardous or electronic waste piling up in your cabinets or garage? We’ll take it off your hands! 

Stop by our free Household Hazardous and Electronic Waste event on Saturday, April 23, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the City Corporate Yard, located at 15670 Perris Boulevard.

Moreno Valley residents can bring up to 15 gallons or 125 lbs per vehicle per trip. Multiple trips are allowed. No explosives, radioactive waste, leaking containers, commercial waste, or non-profit organization waste are permitted.
Let Moreno Valley help you with your Spring cleaning! Visit moval.org/recycle for more information. 
Join Us as we Beautify MoVal Parks on May 14
The community-favorite Beautify MoVal Community Day of Service is back!

Join Mayor Yxstian Gutiérrez, the Moreno Valley City Council, and hundreds of your fellow community members as we beautify Sunnymead Park and Woodland Park on Saturday, May 14, from 8 a.m. to noon.

We'll meet at City Hall, located at 14177 Frederick Street, for a morning of coffee, treats, games, and fun before setting out to maintain the beauty of our wonderful Moreno Valley parks.

The Beautify MoVal Community Day of Service is a great way to show community pride while spending a beautiful day outdoors with family and friends.

Sign up today! Visit moval.org/beautify for more information.
The Community Demonstration Garden Open House is Next Week
Moreno Valley's Community Demonstration Garden will open its gates to the public for an open house next Saturday!

This exciting event and resource fair will take place on Saturday, April 30, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Stop by to learn about local programs and businesses related to gardening, landscaping, ecology, and recycling.

Opened in February, the Community Demonstration Garden is a one-stop-shop for all your sustainability needs. The Demo Garden allows residents to learn about practices such as composting, planting seasonably-appropriate fruit trees, creating seedling racks, and more!

The Community Demonstration Garden is open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

For more information about the Community Demonstration Garden open house, visit movalparks.org.
Pet of the Week: JuJu
Our Pet of the Week is JuJu, a sweet four-year-old yellow Labrador Retriever Mix. JuJu is incredibly friendly and charming, and you’ll fall in love with him the moment you meet him. If you’re looking for a friend for life, JuJu is the perfect dog for you.  
If you would like to make JuJu or any pet from the Moreno Valley Animal Shelter part of your family, please contact the Moreno Valley Animal Shelter at 951.413.3790 or visit www.moval.org/pets.