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Spokane River Cleanup is this Saturday!

The 11th Annual Spokane River Clean Up is this Saturday, September 28th. One of my favorite events, this is your chance to join 800 to 1000 Spokane River lovers to help cart out the trash that accumulates annually.

Although registration is now closed, you can still show up at the day of the event. Clean-up areas include Spokane Valley, the University District and the Spokane River Gorge below downtown. That’s over twenty miles of river you can help clean-up. A growing list of groups, clubs and organizations participate as a way to give back to the community and beautify the river. Examples include high schools, churches, rotary clubs and conservation groups. Whether you’re a first-timer or an experienced picker-upper, you’re invited to join the fun.

From Friends Of The Falls: Over the past few years, we’ve added new ways for groups to participate. Recruit friends, classmates, co-workers - or your favorite group or club, and you can register as a group or as an independent team. If you register as a group, we’ll make sure you all work in the same clean-up area (along with other volunteers). But if you’ve got at least 10 in your group, you can register as an independent team and receive a dedicated work area. Plus, if your team represents a business or other organization, you can sign up to compete in our 2nd annual Corporate Cup.

To get going, just click on the River Clean-Up logo at right to jump to our registration page. For more, check out our Facebook™ page. See you on September 28 for the 11th annual Spokane River Clean-Up!

See you there!

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