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Fall River Clean Ups Net Tons of Trash

On October 25th, Friends members joined with employees of Virginia Eagle Distributing in Winchester to clean up sites along the river from Strasburg to Quicksburg.

cleanup crew Oct 2014
Volunteers from Virginia Eagle Distributing in Winchester with Friends’ clean up chiefs, John Modolo and Jack Chapman.

Again on November 8th, our hardy corps of volunteers had a lot of help from local landowners and Girl Scout troop 1261 as they tackled more sites upstream of New Market and Broadway.

In all, close to 2 tons of trash and over 20 tires were hauled out of the river.

Girl Scout clean up
Girls Scout Troop 1261 and Plains Mill owner, Zach Grandle did some heavy lifting to fill up several pickup trucks!