Volunteers Needed for Dearborn Co. Litter Clean-ups

Monday, February 26, 2024 at 9:17 AM

By Dearborn County Anti-Litter Initiative, news release

Four clean-ups have been scheduled throughout 2024 with the first coming up in March.

(Dearborn County, Ind.) - It’s that time of year when the Dearborn County Anti-Litter Initiative (DCALI) announces the preliminary calendar for organized roadside litter clean-ups.

Kicking off the 2024 season is the 11th Annual “Clean Up Logan Day,” started by the Volpenhein family on the second Saturday in March long before the DCALI began. This year it is planned for Saturday, March 9.

The Clean Up Logan Day effort has expanded over the years and more volunteers and SXS vehicles are needed. Volunteers will meet at 8 a.m. at Logan Supermart. The group will focus on Whites Hill Road from 8:30-10 a.m. Whites Hill will be closed from State Road 46 to Gaynor Ridge during this time. The group will then move to North Dearborn Road from 10 a.m.-12 noon between Pinhook and State Line. The road will be closed during this time.

There is an alternate date of March 16 for the Clean Up Logan Day if March 9 is cancelled because of weather.

Here are other clean-ups that are planned at this time. Check back for updates at the DCALI Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/DearbornCountyAntiLitterInitiative.

Saturday, April 13, part of State Line Road, 8:30 a.m.-12 noon.

  • Alternate date for weather, Saturday, April 20.
  • Road closure: State Line Hill between the 2 entrances to Augusta Drive, 9-12 noon.
  • Volunteers will meet at 8:30 at the Sugar Ridge Golf Club parking area for instructions and distribution of supplies. DCALI thanks Sugar Ridge resident Rich Martin and Sugar Ridge Golf Club for their assistance.

Saturday, May 18, part of York Ridge Road. 8:30-12 noon.

  • Road Closure 9 a.m.-12 noon from bottom of York Ridge Hill to Fox Road.
  • DCALI thanks York Township Trustee Greggory Callahan for organizing.

Saturday, Sept. 14, part of Georgetown Road, 8:30-12 noon.

  • Road closure 9 a.m.-12 noon, Fairway Dr. to SR 1.
  • Thank you to Hidden Valley Lake resident Amy Wilson for organizing.

The DCALI thanks the Dearborn County Sheriff’s Office and the Dearborn County Highway Department for their assistance.

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