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21st Annual Nautical Coast Cleanup

Sunday, May 22, 2016
21st Annual Nautical Coast Cleanup
 

Sunday, May 22, 2016 - 21st Annual Nautical Coast Cleanup

This 100% volunteer event has gathered over 628 tons of debris from the Lake St. Clair shoreline. Once again, we are encouraging everyone to join our efforts to clean the beaches and shoreline of Lake St. Clair. Volunteers are what made this event the success it has been in the past and it is the volunteers who will make this event a success this year. This has grown into a tremendous "done in a day event" - the largest in the midwest. This year's clean-up sites include Veteran's Memorial Park beach, Blossom Heath Park beach, the Champine Park shoreline and the Chapaton Retention Basin shoreline in St. Clair Shores. Some canal and shoreline homeowner groups will participate in this year's event by cleaning their beaches, canals and waterfront shorelines on the same day.

The St. Clair Shores Waterfront Environmental Committee has been active in planning and participating in this event since it's first year back in the spring of 1996! We urge waterfront homeowner associations, school environmental groups, local businesses and community organizations to "Care Enough to Commit"!

This year's Nautical Coast Cleanup is presented by the St. Clair Shores Waterfront Environmental Committee. The event is being sponsored by the "We Are Here Foundation, Inc.", and once again the Jefferson Yacht Club (JYC) is going to be our base of operations.

Plan of the Day for Sunday, May 22, 2016
8:00 Check-in and Continental Breakfast 
-----Jefferson Yacht Club

8:30 - 12:00 noon - Lake St. Clair Clean Up 
-----Veteran's Memorial Beach 
-----Blossom Heath Beach 
-----Chapaton Retention Basin Shoreline 
-----Champine Park Shoreline

12:00 noon - 2:00 P.M. - Lake St. Clair Celebration and Lunch
-----Hot Dogs, chips and beverages 
-----Music and Lake St. Clair Celebration 
-----Jefferson Yacht Club

Volunteers who are cleaning Veteran's Memorial Beach, Blossom Heath Park beach, Champine Park shoreline or the Chapaton Retention Basin shoreline will be bussed there from the registration site at JYC and bussed back to the Jefferson Yacht Club for the Lake St. Clair Celebration Lunch.

COME RAIN OR SHINE
(ONLY THUNDERSTORMS WILL POSTPONE EVENT)

Jefferson Yacht Club (JYC) is located at 24504 Jefferson at 9 1/2 Mile Road on the Nautical Mile. 
Complimentary Food and Refreshments, Cash Bar and Music

For more information call the "Trash Headquarters" (586) 779-8777.

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July 23, 2016, Sat: 7am
Join us for the 18th Annual Take a Walk on the Wild Side for the Clinton River & Lake St. Clair. The event is located at the Detroit Zoo and is hosted by the Clinton River Watershed Council. Registration starts at 7 am, and the walk begins at 8:30 am.
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July 16th, Sat: 4pm-10:30pm
A Special Tribute To: CKLW, with special guest Jo-Jo Shutty-MacGregor. Food, Music & Dancing. All proceeds benefit the Ronald McDonald House of Detroit. Plus, you could win a Pedego Electric Bicycle valued at $2,500!