2013 SPRING CLEANUP
Saturday, April 27, 2013 was a sunny day and no signs of inclement weather. This was our 27th cleanup and new groups joined our volunteers. Some of our returning volunteers again joined in the cleanup: Bull Run Rotary Club, Lake Braddock Crew,
Lane Construction, Woodbridge HS ROTC, Boy Scout Troops 1365 and 1369, Girl Scout Troops 3287 and 2564, Fairfax South County HS.
Thanks to our 172 volunteers who collected over 138 bags of trash. Items included: Trash cans, basket ball, lawn chairs, dog house, gasoline cans, sheetrock, corrugated plastic pipe, two TVs ( one at Lake Ridge and one at Fountainhead), tires, cigarettes, a packet of bed sheets. cups
Thanks to other groups that joined our efforts: Lake Ridge Marina and NVRPA, provided boats and disposed of trash at their Marinas; John Houser of the Occoquan Regional Park, Ernie Porta, Mayor of Occoquan, Bonnie Phillips of VA DCR.
Our thanks to all who participated and to our coordinators: John Rothrock; Bill Olson; Claudia Cruise; Alex Vanegas; Renate Vanegas; and Duane DeBruyne.
We participated in Planting trees at Occoquan Regional Park and Ben Lomond Park. These two events were patronized by Arborists of Fairfax and Prince Williams counties.