CINCINNATI - Cincinnati is getting ready for the 2012 World Choir Games not only by sprucing up downtown, but also other parts of the city .
Residents in Kennedy Heights hosted a neighborhood cleanup blitz that will not only be something to be proud of for years to come, but also show choir games visitors a more positive side of the city.
Cincinnati City Manager, Milton Dohoney said the clean up will show off the city's assets.
"We want people going back saying, wow, I went to Cincinnati and they had a lot of things I didn't know about. We want them talking about Cincinnati, we want them writing about Cincinnati in international publications," Dohoney said.
Cincinnati beat out 20 other cities to host the world choir games, according to Dohoney.
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