River clean-up scheduled to honor Society member

first_imgNorth Vernon, IN – The Friends of Muscatatuck River Society is sponsoring the 16th annual fall River “Shady” Sweep on October 5, in memory of their founder Dan Shade.Volunteers have the opportunity to canoe a section of the Muscatatuck River or walk along its bank while collecting trash and contributing positively to the environment and community. Participants are encouraged to dress in clothing appropriate for outdoor work and the current weather conditions.Registration is at 8 a.m. at the Vernon Commons, and after a brief safety instruction, groups will head out to clean the river.The river sweep ends at noon at North Vernon City Park where lunch will be provided.last_img