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    Volunteers needed for cleanup



    Story by Laurie Driver 

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District

    ROGERS, Ark. – The Beaver Lake Project Office is looking for volunteers to join in and help cleanup Beaver Lake during the Annual Beaver Lake Cleanup. Volunteers should check-in by 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 29 at Rocky Branch, Prairie Creek, Hickory Creek or Dam Site parks. Once in the park follow the signs to the check-in location.

    Trash bags will be furnished to all participants at each check-in station. The cleanup will take place from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    Lunch, of hot dogs with all the trimmings and soft drinks, will be served from noon until 1 p.m. to the first 500 volunteers at Prairie Creek Park. After lunch, door prizes and t-shirts will be given away to our great volunteers.

    Volunteers who have access to a boat are encouraged to bring it to transport their families and friends or to help with transportation for other volunteers who do not have boats.

    If you want to clean a favorite area of Beaver Lake call the Corps at 479-636-1210 before Saturday, if possible, and sign up for that lake area.

    Cleanup sponsors include: the Army Corps of Engineers, the Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Arkansas, and Benton County Solid Waste District.

    For more information about recreational activities at Beaver Lake, find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/beaverlake and on Twitter at https://twitter.com/#!/usacelittlerock.



    Date Taken: 09.28.2012
    Date Posted: 09.28.2012 16:39
    Story ID: 95483
    Location: LITTLE ROCK, AR, US 

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