A cool Saturday morning with some drizzle didn’t stop the seventh annual Clean Gloucester Day from being a success, Clean Community Coordinator René Moring said.
Despite the somewhat gloomy early morning weather, 670 people turned out to pick up litter from throughout the county, surpassing the goal of 650 people, Moring said. More than 100 people signed up during the week before the cleanup, and some registered that morning to help.
Last year, 587 volunteers participated in Clean Gloucester Day, which Moring said is a way to spruce up the county before the many visitors arrive for the Daffodil Festival, which will be held Saturday and Sunday, April 1-2.
“Practice stewardship in Gloucester and help make your community the most pristine county in Virginia,” a Clean Community flyer said. “Pick a safe place to clean—any place where litter gets your attention!”
Volunteers cleaned up portions of many roads, Moring said, and some Boy Scout ...
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