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CLEARCorps/ Detroit reduces lead levels in 100th house. (Fresh Paint).

Thanks to the educational outreach and lead hazard reduction efforts of CLEARCorps/Detroit, more than 100 families in Detroit, MI have been trained in lead-safe behaviors and have had lead hazards reduced in their homes.

CLEARCorps/Detroit and its founding sponsor, BASF BASF Bar Association of San Francisco (since 1872; San Francisco, California)
BASF Badische Anilin und Soda Fabrik (German chemical products company)
BASF Builders Association of South Florida
 Corporation, celebrated this achievement at a special event commemorating the 100th Detroit house in which lead hazards have been reduced. Held Oct. 14, at Mount Zion Baptist Church Rich in cultural history, the Mount Zion Baptist Church has seen more than just prayer. A social and political hub for African-Americans, it has seen the turbulent times of Jim Crow, the Civil Rights Movement, and Urban Renewal.  in Detroit, the event also recognized the contribution of partners who have supported the efforts of CLEARCorps/Detroit. Special CLEARCorps/Detroit "Getting the Lead Out" Community Champion Awards were given to U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, BASF Corp. and the Detroit Health Department. In addition, 18 CLEARCorps/Detroit AmeriCorps members from the community were recognized for their contributions.

CLEARCorps' efforts have not gone unnoticed. On Oct. 8, the National Paint and Coatings Association (NPCA) received the American Society of Association Executives The American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) is a non-profit professional organization for executive directors and executive vice presidents of professional societies both in the United States and abroad.  (ASAE) Summit Award--the association's highest honor in the Associations Advance America Awards (AAA AAA: see American Automobile Association.

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The AAA Awards recognize associations and industry partners that advance U.S. society with innovative programs in education, skills training, standard setting and social innovation, knowledge creation, citizenship and community service.
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Title Annotation:founding sponsor BASF Corp.
Publication:Coatings World
Article Type:Brief Article
Geographic Code:1U3MI
Date:Dec 1, 2002
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