ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE

 

For Immediate Release

September 20, 2022

Volunteers Needed for Rivers Alive Cleanup

 

ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – (September 16, 2022) Volunteers are needed for a Rivers Alive community waterway cleanup planned for Saturday, October 8 at Pine Log Park from 9:00AM – 12: 00PM.

The cleanup is sponsored by Rockdale County and the City of Conyers governments. Volunteers will be provided with gloves, safety vests, masks, water, and will receive a free t-shirt. “Conyers Walmart Store #2475 is a proud supporter of cleanup efforts in donating funds for supplies.”

The cleanup begins at 9:00AM, Volunteers should access Pine Log Park via the park’s entrance at 1451 Pine Log Road, where they will check in with staff and receive instructions. Stormwater tax credits are available for participating city and county residents.

“We welcome individuals, families, organizations, and anyone interested in volunteering some time to clean up a waterway in our community,” said Stormwater Manager Melissa Staton. “This is a great way to give back while making waterways that run through our community healthier.”

For more information and to sign up, contact Melissa Staton at 770-929-4298 or Melissa.staton@conyersga.gov or Klon Waldrip at

klon.waldrip@rockdalecountyga.gov. More information about Rivers Alive is available at https://riversalive.georgia.gov

 

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