Alexandra Hirales and Alyson Porter put a tarp down and then cover it with wood chips to prevent weeds from growing JH_200704280949_MG_7978.JPG 4/28/2007 -- 9:49:24 AM ASSIGNMENT DETAILS: Project NICE is a community cleanup day in Brookfield. They would like a photo or two. So I said, well, OK. Please get names. Tight shots appreciated. WHERE: Kiwanis Park, Brookfield from 9 a.m. to noon.   CONTACT: Shawn Lewis   PHONE: 387-2248 NUMBER OF PHOTOS NEEDED: 1-2 dropins SLUG: Project NICE   DUE BY: April 30, 2007 ASSIGNED BY: Bob Uphues   BELOW TO BE FILLED OUT BY THE PHOTOGRAPHER INFORMATION ABOUT THE PHOTO: KEYWORDS: PHOTO CREDIT: DIGITAL NUMBER: FILE NAME:

The Brookfield Beautification Commission invites all Brookfield residents to join in during the annual spring community cleanup day known as Project NICE on Saturday, April 23.

Volunteers will fan out across the village during the morning hours to spruce up parks and other public areas. Check in at the Brookfield Village Hall, 8820 Brookfield Ave. between 8:30 and 9 a.m. to choose a clean-up site and obtain tools, trash bags, gloves and a free T-shirt.

From there, you’ll head out to the work site. The clean-up day ends at noon.

To pre-register or if you have questions, you can email to More information can be found on the village’s website at