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Get to Know an Ambassador: Milton Prince

Meet Milton Prince, one of our Clean and Safe Ambassadors you'll likely see or have seen in downtown Rochester. He takes such pride in his work as an Ambassador and wants to make sure people visiting downtown have a good experience. Let's get to know him better so he'll be like a friend you meet on the street next time you're in downtown.

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Get to Know an Ambassador: Tim Woodward

If you’ve noticed people in bright orange shirts sanitizing, picking up trash, and assisting with directions since July, you’ve seen our Clean and Safe Ambassadors in action. Tim Woodward may have been one of them who started daily cleaning and hospitality services in our downtown in July. Because he's now likely a familiar face, let’s get to know more about him.

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One month of Clean and Safe Ambassadors in downtown Rochester

In just one month, the Rochester Downtown Alliance's Clean and Safe Ambassadors have made a noticeable impact in our downtown since starting July 1. (Daily cleaning and hospitality services will do that!) From disinfecting public spaces to picking up trash to removing graffiti, here are just a few stats from our Ambassadors' work from July 1 to 31.

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Get to Know an Ambassador: Jim Bill Woods

From sanitizing to pulling weeds to power washing, Clean Team Ambassadors have been hard at work in downtown Rochester since the Clean and Safe Ambassador Program launched July 1. People visiting, residing in, and working in downtown Rochester more than likely have seen these friendly faces, so let's get to meet one of them: Jim Bill Woods.

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Get to Know an Ambassador: Jolene Schultz

Clean and Safe Ambassadors are providing an essential service in downtown Rochester. Let's get to know Jolene Schultz, a Clean Team Ambassador, through our Get to Know an Ambassador questions.

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Get to Know an Ambassador: Tom Claymon

In a few short weeks, people visiting, residing in, or working in downtown Rochester will start seeing our Clean Team Ambassadors (they'll be hard to miss in their bright orange shirts). Let's meet some of the friendly faces who are part of the Clean and Safe Ambassador Program being implemented starting July 1. Tom Claymon, the Clean and Safe Ambassador Program's operations manager, answers our five Get to Know an Ambassador questions.

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A Cleaner Downtown is More Important than Ever

During the COVID-19 pandemic, uncertainty of whether a doorknob is disinfected can cause anxious feelings. Cleaning and sanitation have become more important than ever. Our Clean Team Ambassadors will be here to create ease of mind by being a highly visible presence in downtown Rochester starting July 1. Let's hear from Jeff Heinrich with Block by Block, the national vendor selected for downtown Rochester's Clean and Safe Ambassador Program, why these programs are a vital and essential service.

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Component of Downtown Rochester's Clean and Safe Ambassador Program to Launch July 1

Cleaning and sanitation are more important than ever in response to COVID-19. The cleaning component of Downtown Rochester, Minnesota’s Clean and Safe Ambassador Program is set to launch July 1, following the start date postponement of the full program earlier this spring because of COVID-19.

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