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Monday

July 8, 2013
10:15 am

Clean Sweep 2013 raises nearly $17,000 for local organizations

Bates’ 2013 Clean Sweep sale raised nearly $17,000 for local nonprofits.

Clean Sweep 2013 raises nearly $17,000 for local organizations

Thursday

July 7, 2011
1:04 pm

Clean Sweep raises more than $16,000 for local nonprofits

The 11th annual Clean Sweep, Bates College’s green “garage sale” of appliances, furniture, electronics and other goods donated by departing students, raised $16,540 in proceeds that will be divided among 13 local nonprofit organizations.

Monday

June 13, 2011
8:40 am

Events Schedule: Summer 2011, revised

Hello from Bates! Here is a revised preview of public events at the college during summer 2011.

Monday

June 6, 2011
4:43 pm

Clean Sweep, Bates' mighty 'garage sale,' slated for June 18

A “garage sale” on a massive scale that benefits the environment, community organizations and countless satisfied shoppers, Bates College’s Clean Sweep returns for the 11th year at 8 a.m. Saturday, June 18, at Underhill Arena, 145 Russell St.

Friday

May 20, 2011
4:57 pm

Events Schedule: Summer 2011, corrected

Hello from Bates! This preview of public events at the college for summer 2011 addresses an error in the version…

Friday

September 3, 2010
2:05 pm

BatesNews Monthly Update: September 2010

For Bates alumni, parents, and friends, here is a look back at stories that represent some of the major Bates…

Wednesday

August 4, 2010
12:08 pm

Bates Clean Sweep raises nearly $16,000 for local nonprofits

The 10th annual Clean Sweep, Bates College’s “garage sale” of appliances, furniture, electronics and other goods donated by departing students, raised nearly $16,000 in proceeds that will be divided among 14 local nonprofit organizations. A community tradition, the June 19 sale drew crowds of enthusiastic bargain-hunters to Bates’ Underhill Area. “More than 100 volunteers from 14 local nonprofit organizations put in more than 1,000 hours of collecting, sorting, cleaning, organizing and pricing an arena full of items,” says Julie Rosenbach, event organizer and the college’s sustainability coordinator.

Thursday

June 3, 2010
3:40 pm

A department store among garage sales, Clean Sweep turns 10

The 10th edition of Clean Sweep, the supersized “garage sale” at Bates College that benefits the environment, community organizations and scores of satisfied shoppers, starts at 8 a.m. Saturday, June 19, at Underhill Arena, 145 Russell St.