Volunteers Needed for Stateline Road Litter Clean-up

Monday, March 28, 2022 at 9:48 AM

By Dearborn County Anti-Litter Initiative, news release

The clean-up will take place this Saturday, April 2.

(Dearborn County, Ind.) - The Dearborn County Anti-Litter Initiative is seeking volunteers for the State Line Road clean-up set for Saturday, April 2.

The clean-up will take place at State Line Hill, between the two entrances to Augusta Drive, 9 a.m.-12 noon. That portion of the road will be closed during this time. Detour will be Augusta Drive. Please drive carefully through this residential area.

Volunteers will meet at 8:30 at Sugar Ridge Golf Club for supplies and special instructions. Trash bags and trash-pickers will be provided. Volunteers are asked to bring gloves. To get an idea of how many volunteers are expected, please visit the Dearborn County Anti-Litter Initiative Facebook page. Please comment or send a message if interested.

The Dearborn County Anti-Litter Initiative thanks Sugar Ridge residents Rich Martin and Denny Mercurio for again helping to organize the annual State Line clean-up, with support from Sugar Ridge Golf Club.

Other scheduled clean-ups include:

• Saturday, April 23 -- Bond Road and parts of Salt Fork/Jackson Ridge in Bright. Both locations, 9-11:30 a.m. Bright Fire & EMS will be organizing the clean-ups, as they have done for many years. Volunteers will meet at the firehouse on Brightwood Dr.

• Saturday, May 7, Yorkridge Road Hill to Fox Road, 9 a.m.-12 noon. York Township Trustee Greggory Callahan is helping to organize for the third year in a row. Volunteers will meet at the York Ridge Hunting Club.

Dearborn County Commissioners have approved road closures during the clean-ups at the request of Celeste Calvitto, founder and chair of the Dearborn County Anti-Litter Initiative. “Thank you to the Dearborn County Sheriff's Office for keeping our volunteers safe and to the Dearborn County Highway Department for their assistance with the clean-ups,” Calvitto said.

More details on these events will be posted at facebook.com/DearbornCountyAntiLitterInitiative.

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