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Adair Co. Spring Pride Clean-up is April 17, 2010

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The Annual Adair County Pride Spring clean-up will start at 8amCT, Saturday, April 17, 2010, beginning at the back parking lot at the Adair Annex, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY and finishing with a cookout starting at 11amCT at the Roadside Park, 2310 Hwy 55 S. Road, Columbia, KY.

At the 8amCT kickoff, individuals will sign in on volunteer sheets, get trash bags, a safety vest, and be assigned a road to clean up. Or, individuals can choose the road they want to clean. Gloves will also be available.

There will be a welcome speech by CJE Ann Melton, and a breakfast of hot coffee, doughnuts, and juice will be available. Individuals and groups will be leaving downtown at approximately 8:30 to clean roadsides.

At the 11amCT cookout, clean up crews will turn in vests, paperwork, and take part in drawings for prizes.

Groups can earn up to $250 cleaning roadway

The event is a chance for every individual to help clean up the county. It is also an opportunity for non-profit groups to earn up to $250 at $50 per mile roadway cleaned; the payment is for both sides of the road..

Among the examples of groups who get involved in the cleanupare clubs, churches, those raising money for charities, fire departments, cheerleaders, and school groups.

Judge Melton encourages groups to call ahead and pre-register groups at (270) 384-4703. Email: Or stop by the office, Suite 1, Adair Annex, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY.

This story was posted on 2010-03-17 09:52:53
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