STEELE CREEK NEWS
Big Sweep and
RiverSweep This Saturday
Sweep is October 4. This is an annual cleanup of rivers, lakes, and
creeks. Last year more than 600 volunteers picked up 8 tons of
debris in Mecklenburg County. Help us make it bigger and better in
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services will be manning eight
sites this year, including Walker Branch Greenway (off NC 49 at
RiverGate, across from Home Depot) -- or you can get your own group
together and clean up a creek in your neighborhood and report your
When: Saturday, October 4
Time: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Meet: At Walker Branch Greenway
Bring: Hat, sunglasses, sunscreen.
Wear: Old clothes you don't mind getting wet and dirty, sturdy boots
Provided: Gloves, trash bags, snacks and drinks.
All children 14 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.
For more information, see
Big Sweep 2008 or contact Erin Oliverio at 704-336-5595
Catawba Riverkeepers, the
Lake Wylie Chamber of Commerce, and the
Lake Wylie Marine Commission are sponsoring
Riversweep on October 4 from 9:00 AM to noon. Information on the
event is at
Lake Wylie Covekeepers. The Buster Boyd Bridge public
boat landing is the base location of the event. You can drop off
trash there. There'll be an after event party at T-Bones on the
Lake. For more information please call: 704.825.3588 or
North Carolina Big Sweep.