Join the Friends of Lake Cumberland Cleanup on September 16

Posted September 13, 2017 at 8:44 am

On Saturday, September 16, you are invited to volunteer during the 28th annual Friends of Lake Cumberland Cleanup. Bring your friends and family to spend three hours removing trash from the lake’s shoreline, and then you can enjoy free food and prizes at the volunteer appreciation picnic.

In the Eastern Time Zone, the cleanup will be held 9 am – 12 pm ET. Volunteers should check in at one of these locations: General Burnside Island State Park, Waitsboro Recreation Area, Conley Bottom Resort or Lee’s Ford Marina. The volunteer appreciation picnic will begin at 1 pm ET at General Burnside Island State Park.

In the Central Time Zone, the cleanup will be held 9 am – 12 pm CT. Volunteers should check in at Lake Cumberland State Resort Park (launch

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    Delivery or pick-up of items to be donated can be arranged by contacting Fannie at 864-4290.

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