Volunteers for beach cleanup sought


Keepers of the Coast, a local non-profit organization dedicated to promoting coastal stewardship and conservation, reported to Historic City News that they are recruiting volunteers for the 1st annual “Morning After” Beach Clean-Up.

This community-wide effort will be held the morning of Sunday, July 5th, from 8:00 am until noon at eight different beach access points throughout St. Johns County:

· Micklers Beachfront Park Ponte Vedra
· Gate Gas Station (South Ponte Vedra)
· Porpoise Point Vilano Beach
· Vilano Beach Ramp
· St. Augustine Beach Pier
· Butler Beachfront Park East
· Crescent Beachfront Park
· Fort Matanzas Beach Ramp

No pre-registration is required and volunteers may show up at any of the eight locations. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to participate.

All participants will be given a bag for trash, a bag for recycling, a bag for cigarette butts and a raffle ticket for a drawing to win a $100 clothing gift certificate from Blue Sky Surf Shop.

Prizes will be awarded to the person who collects the most cigarette butts at each location.

For more information on how your business, community organization or family can be involved call St. Johns County Recreation and Parks at 209-0333.

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