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River Clean up Call to Action

Saturday, July 20th – North Bank – All Reaches Clean Up Details
● The clean-up is from 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM.
● Meeting place is in front of Pepsi on River Rd near the 7th St. bridge on the south bank
of the river.
● This cleanup requires a lot of walking and the terrain can be rough, steep, slippery or
hard to access but is mostly flat. We need a large number of volunteers for this cleanup
We want Operation 9-2-99 to be successful in accomplishing our goals and for our
volunteers to enjoy the experience of doing their part to reduce blight and improve our
community. We do not target people or their possessions. Our focus is on cleaning up
what has been left behind, abandoned, or illegally dumped. Please consider the
following guidelines as a volunteer to ensure a safe environment for everyone.
What To Bring:
● Sturdy shoes, gloves, hat, layered clothing for cool weather
● Refillable water container
● Liability Form filled out and signed by parent or guardian if you are a minor. This form
can be found on the main project page..
What To Expect:
● Difficult footing and terrain in some areas
● Items to be picked up include litter, illegally dumped trash, shopping carts, tires, clothes,
carpet, mattresses, and drug paraphernalia
● Trash bags, grabbers, gloves, and tools will be provided
● Water will be available and occasionally some snack foods are provided
● Restrooms are usually available in the close vicinity of the clean up area.
● Check in and fill out a liability waiver before starting to work
● Law enforcement is present prior to, during, and after clean-up events
● Gloves need to be worn at all times
● Stay out of the water. If needed, adult volunteers will be assigned to work in the river.
● Stay in the area designated for the clean-up and always work with a partner
● Only pick up what you feel comfortable handling
● Minors should not handle drug paraphernalia
● Let us know if you sustain an injury, need a break, or are not feeling well
● Check out and return all borrowed items at the end of the clean-up
Community Service Hours:
● If you need confirmation for volunteer hours we can provide that at check out with a
signature or a certificate. Bring any paperwork that needs to be signed with you.



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