Great NEPA Clean-Up Events Announced

Featured — By on April 3, 2009 at 11:27 am

The Great NEPA Clean-Up is scheduled for Earth Week, April 18-25, and a number of local groups have already organized clean-up activities.

Below is the list of clean-up events going on with contact information if you’d like to get involved.

Sat. April 18, 8:30am-12:30pm
South Side Neighborhood Association, Scranton
Clean Up Mayor Jim Connors Park.
500 Block of Orchard St.
Barbara Tierney
570-212-1475 or 570-877-8883
tierney@sfs.upenn.edu
Sat. April 18, 9am-2pm
Borough of Clarks Summit
Clean Up Streets.
Meet at Borough Building, State Street.
Patrick Williams
570-586-9316
clarksmt@epix.net
Sat. April 18, 11am-3pm
Ruthless Youth, Scranton
Clean Up Nay Aug Park Playgrounds.
Jessica Meoni
570-815-5577
jmeoni@gmail.com
www.ruthlessyouth.wordpress.com
Sat. April 18, 10am-2pm
Waverly Community House, Dalton
One Stop Donation Drop
Drop off used, unwanted items at Community House on Abington Road.
Nancy Sarno De Los Rios
570-586-8191
onestopdonationdrop@gmail.com
View the charity wish lists at www.waverlycomm.org
Sat. April 18, 1-3pm
Lackawanna State Park, Dalton
Clean Up Lackawanna State Park.
Meet in 2nd parking lot on left after entering park.
Angela Lambert
570-945-7110
anlambert@state.pa.us
Sat. April 18 to Sat. April 25
McCann School of Business & Technology, Dickson City
Recycle Week
Drop off paper, cans, bottles, & cardboard.
2227 Scranton/Carbondale Highway
Erica King
570-307-2000
erica.king@mccannschool.edu
Sun. April 19, noon-4pm
Green Being, Scranton
Clean Up 300 Block of Adams Ave.
Cristin Powers
570-341-9988
info@shopgreenbeing.com
Sun. April 19University of Scranton
Student Government
Scranton Street Sweep.
570-941-7462
See www.scranton.edu/sustainability for the full list of events.
Mon. April 20, 5-7pm
University of Scranton, City of Scranton, DXDempsey
Sustainable Scranton Tour of “Green” Businesses.
570-941-7401
See www.scranton.edu/sustainability for the full list of events.
Tues. April 21, 9am-3pm
PA Route
6 Heritage Corp., Corry
“Green Starts Here on Route 6″
Educational Workshop, $25.
Corry Higher Ed Council
Terri Dennison
814-435-7706
paroute6@penn.com
www.paroute6.com
Tues. April 21, 10am-1pm
University of Scranton, City of Scranton, DXDempsey
Earth Day Fair.
University of Scranton on Dionne Campus Green
570-941-7520
See www.scranton.edu/sustainability for the full list of events.
Wed. April 22, 9am-2pm
Howard Gardner School for Discovery, Scranton
Clean Up Nay Aug Park Pathways.
Megan Wolfe
570-941-4100
wolfem1@scranton.edu
Wed. April, 22, 9am-3pm
PA Route 6 Heritage Corporation,
Coudersport
“Green Starts Here on Route 6″
Educational Workshop, $25.
Potter County Education Council
Terri Dennison
814-435-7706
paroute6@penn.com
www.paroute6.com
Wed. April 22, 7pm
University of Scranton, City of Scranton, DXDempsey
Lecture by Paul Rogat Loeb on Citizens and Sustainability Issues.
University of Scranton at Pearn Auditorium of Brennan Hall
570-941-7520
See www.scranton.edu/sustainability for the full list of events.
Thurs. April 23, 9am-3pm
PA Route 6 Heritage Corporation,
LaPlume
“Green Starts Here on Route 6″
Educational Workshop, $25.
Keystone College
Terri Dennison
814-435-7706
paroute6@penn.com
www.paroute6.com
Fri. April 24-Sun. April 26
PA Route 6 Heritage Corporation
“Pick Up 6″
Clean Up Route 6.
Terri Dennison
814-435-7706
paroute6@penn.com
www.paroute6.com
Sat. April 25, 9am-noon
Rail-Trail Council, Forrest City
Clean Up D&H Rail-Trail.
Herrick Center, Route 374
Lynn Conrad
570-785-7245
tccrail@epix.net
Sat. April 25, 8am-noon
Lackawanna River Corridor Association, Scranton
Clean Up Levee and River Banks.
Olive Street, Near The Ice Box Complex
Bernie McGurl
570-347-6311
lrca@lrca.org
Sat. April 25, 8am-1pm
LRCA and Trout Unlimited, Scranton
Clean Up River Banks.
Meet at Sanderson Ave Bridge.
Bernie McGurl
570-347-6311
lrca@lrca.org
Sat. April 25, 9am-noon
Promised Land State Park, Greentown
Plant seedlings and Clean Up State Park.
Meet by park office.
Jen Naugle
570-676-0567
promisedlandenvedsp@state.pa.us
Sat. April 25, 9am-noon
Lackawanna Heritage Valley Authority, Scranton
Clean Up Lackawanna River Heritage Trail, CNJ Segment.
Meet at 7th Ave Trailhead.
Lindsey Ritchey
570-963-6730 x8212
lritchey@lhva.org
www.lhva.org
Sat. April 25, 9am-noon
Lacawac Sanctuary, Lake Ariel
Clean Up Ledgedale Road
Beginning at Route 507.
Janice Poppich
570-689-9494
director@lacawac.org
Sat. April 25, 9am-noon
Lacawac Sanctuary, Lake Ariel
Clean Up Native Plant Garden
Janice Poppich
570-689-9494
director@lacawac.org
Sat. April 25, 9am-noon
Greater Hazelton Area Civic Partnership
Clean Up Intersection of SR 93 and 424 for Rails to Trails.
Bob Skulsky
570-455-1509
civic@hazletonchamber.org
Sat. April 25, noon-4pm
EOTC, Scranton
Clean Up Center at 431 N 7th Ave.
Sharon McCrone
570-348-6484
shmcceotc@aol.com
Sat. April 25, 9am-3pm
Shalom Community Development Corp., Scranton
Clean Up Laurie A. Bogaski Community Garden.
Corners of Vine & N. Irving Streets
Jane Risse
570-351-1822
lauriebogaskigarden@gmail.com
Sat. April 25-Thurs. April 30, 8am-7pm
Standing Stone Twip., Bradford Co.
Clean Up Roadsides
Diane Ward
570-265-9460
standingstonetwp@yahoo.com
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