Thursday, June 17, 2004

Where you can help in River Sweep cleanup

The Cincinnati Enquirer

River Sweep locations will be scattered Saturday over 20 sites around Greater Cincinnati. One of the largest cleanups of its kind, the 16th annual River Sweep regularly attracts tens of thousands of volunteers who collect tons of trash every year along the river's 981-mile shoreline that stretches from Pittsburgh to Cairo, Ill..

Here are Greater Cincinnati locations for this year's event:

Hamilton County

All sites start at 8:30 a.m. Information: 231-7719.

• Schmidt Field, 2944 Humbert Ave., East End

• Woodland Mound, Steamboat Bend, off U.S. 52 at Clermont County line

• Riverside Park, off River Road, near Sedamsville.

• Four Seasons Marina, off Kellogg Avenue.

Clermont County

All sites start at 9 a.m. Information: John McManus, 732-7894.

• Moscow Riverfront

• New Richmond Riverfront

• Chilo Riverfront

Boone County

All sites start at 8 a.m. Information: Mary Shinkle, (859) 334-3151.

• Rabbit Hash General Store

• Petersburg Boat Dock

• Big Bone Landing

• Split Rock Conservation Park

Campbell County

Both sites start at 9 a.m. Information: Gary Hofstetter, (859) 802-9091.

• Bellevue/Dayton riverfront

• Old Coney Boat Ramp, off Ky. 8

Kenton County

Information: Denny Bowman, (859) 292-2122.

• Covington, Riverside and Garrard streets, 8:30 a.m.

• Ludlow, bottom of Adela Street off Ky., 9 a.m.

Dearborn County

All sites start at 9:30 a.m. Information: Kris Vance, (812) 926-2406.

• Aurora Riverfront, Lesko Park

• Lawrenceburg, Walnut Street Levee and Tanners Creek boat ramp

• U.S. 50, over-/underpass at Tanners Creek

• Flys Run on Kaiser Road

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