Thanks to everyone who helped make RiverSweep 2013 an outstanding success! This year 683 volunteers removed over 60 tons of trash, including 718 tires and 10 shopping carts. Sherwin Williams donated 20 gallons of paint that was used to cover graffiti on 18 pillars supporting I-90.
Read more about RiverSweep 2013 here.
Ohio Canal Corridor celebrates 24 years of Ohio’s largest done-in-a-day cleanup effort. In this time we have recruited local businesses, corporations, schools and individuals for contributions and volunteer teams to support this cause. This year the event will be held on Saturday, May 11th from 9 am until noon- volunteers receive gloves and bags. First 1,000 volunteers to sign up will receive a commemorative Riversweep t-shirt designed by George Cogill. To become more involved please see the list of clean-up sites below and corresponding contact information:
Get involved by contacting a team member representing one of our 9 cleanup sites!
The Flats East: To clean up east of the river in the Flats please email Kathy Cole at email@example.com. Meet at the corner of Merwin and Columbus (Sainato's Restaurant: 1852 Columbus Rd. Cleveland, OH. 44113).
The Flats West: To clean up west of the river in the Flats please email Kathy Cole at firstname.lastname@example.org. Meet on the outside patio of the Cleveland Aquarium: 2000 Sycamore Street Cleveland, OH 44113.
Canal Basin: Please contact Kathy Cole at email@example.com or at 216-520-1825. Meet at the intersection of Merwin and West. North of Flat Iron/Red Swing Bridge, south of Settlers Landing.
Morgana Run: Link to Slavic Village Development Corporation. Please contact Noah Sutter at firstname.lastname@example.org or (216) 429-1182, Ext. 118. Meet at 6711 Broadway in the parking lot of Aldi and Metro Health.
Train Avenue: Link to Stockyard, Clark-Fulton, and Brooklyn Center Community Development Office. Please contact Sasha Ottoson-Deal at email@example.com or 216-961-9073 ext. 228. Meet at Aries Industries.
Tremont: Link to Tremont West Development Corporation. Please contact Scott Rosenstein at firstname.lastname@example.org or (216)-575-0920 ext. 106. Meet at Clark field (approx. address: 2690 West 7th Street).
West Creek: Link to West Creek Preservation Committee. Please contact Dave Lincheck at email@example.com or at (216) 749-3720 ext. 11. Meet at Pleasent Valley and Broadview Rd. in Parma. Park at Giant Eagle off Broadview Rd.
Big Creek/Lower Harvard: Link to Old Brooklyn Community Development Corporation. Please contact Jayme Lucas at JaymeL@oldbrooklyn.com or call (216) 459-1000. Meet at the C & D Trucking and Equipment Parking lot. Address: 4015 Jennings Road. Please e-mail Jayme for further details.
Millcreek: Link to Slavic Village Development Corporation. Please contact Noah Sutter at firstname.lastname@example.org or (216) 429-1182, Ext. 118. Meet at Brilla House (8411 Webb Terrace) located at the intersection of Turney, Broadway, and Warner.
Please join us for the celebratory luncheon following the RiverSweep event from Noon-2pm at our new location Hart Crane Park on the corner of Merwin Ave. and Columbus Rd. next to Sainatos Restaurant: 1852 Columbus Rd., Cleveland OH. 44113
Volunteer waivers must be signed before you participate in the event! Click Here to download the waiver. Please note: Additional waivers will be available at your clean site location. Children under the age of 16 must have the waiver signed by an adult.
more information, call Kathy Cole at 216-520-1825 or email at email@example.com.