Lake Wateree Fall Cleanup a Sweeping Success

86 volunteers collected 5,490 pounds of trash from Lake Wateree

Lake Wateree Fall Cleanup a Sweeping Success

The sites in the photo from top to bottom: Clearwater Cove/White Oak, June Creek, and Wateree Creek

Big thanks to all the volunteers who came out and helped remove trash from Lake Wateree! Thank you to the planning committee (Larry Risvold, Patti Ingram, Bill Stroup, Bill Iskrzak, Chuck Stogner, Clyde McFadden, and David McCaskill) for all their hard work making this event even more successful each time!

PalmettoPride funded the cleanup and provided the supplies. SweetWater Brewing Company provided refreshments and Duke Energy for provided the food for the after-cleanup celebration!

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