LONGVIEW (KYTX) - Volunteers are invited to help make the Guthrie Creek and surrounding areas cleaner during the Waterway Trash Bash. The annual event begins at 9 a.m., Saturday at Rotary Pavilion, 400 Baylor Dr. and ends at noon.
According to Community Relations Coordinator Mary Jane Burnett, "The Waterway Trash Bash is a great volunteer opportunity for individuals, families, or businesses. All scout troops are encouraged to sign up as soon as possible. Just register and then show up ready to help."
Scout Patches for participation in the cleanup, with water conservation and taking care of waterways as an important learning point in the effort.
Cleanup supplies such as trash bags, gloves, safety vests, and litter grabbers will be provided. Breakfast snacks and lunch will be provided for working volunteers.
The Waterway Trash Bash is coordinated by the City of Longview and Keep Longview Beautiful in partnership with Keep Texas Beautiful and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
For more information, and to sign up, please contact the City of Longview Volunteer Center at 903-237-1390.