Councilmember Richard G. Fimbres and the Ward 5 Council Office, in partnership with GPC, Inc. (Graffiti Protective Coatings, Inc.) are having a Graffiti Clean Up Event on Saturday, December 21, 7:00 am to noon for businesses in the area of: South 6th Avenue from Veterans Blvd. to Irvington, Ajo between S. 6th Avenue to S.12th Avenue and Irvington, between S. 6th Avenue to S. 12th Avenue

“This effort is to clean up the blight and graffiti on these businesses in these areas,” Councilmember Richard Fimbres said.  “Thanks to Lupe Mercado and the crew of GPC, these businesses are getting some holiday help.” 

“It is another example of how the private and public sector can work together for the betterment of the entire community,” Fimbres said.  “Lupe Mercado and GPC are in our community, but they also work to better our community.”

The Ward 5 office worked with GPC to notify the businesses in the areas about the effort by GPC.

Lupe Mercado and GPC had worked with neighborhood associations in Ward 5 and across the City of Tucson in efforts to deal with the graffiti situation.  This will mark the first such targeted efforts for businesses in dealing with graffiti.