GREAT Annual Clean-up

To Participate:

Saturday, September 7th, 2019, 9 AM- 2 PM. Staging area is the CMS Energy Band shell off Cooper St. in Downtown Jackson. (Map) Parking is available at the adjacent CMS Energy parking garage. Contact us if you bring a canoe (no kayaks). No need to reserve a boat as GREAT and other canoes will be available. Dress for the weather and to be in or near the water. Gloves, tools, and other equipment will be provided. At conclusion, lunch food provided from various local restaurant vendors. (Flyer). To bring a signed waiver: Adult Minor

The 2019 Results:

The morning was near perfect weather with a high 67, no wind and rain. There were 70 volunteers, including 44 cadets and four adualt leaders from the Junior ROTC Program and three from CMS Energy. About 10 miles of the Grand River was cleaned from East High Street to past Stonegate Subdivision off Lanisng Avenue. About 14 cubic yards of trash were collected from the Grand River comprising mainly plastic bottles, cans, glass liquor bottles, and styrofoam, with a few automobile parts, clothes, lawn furniture pieces, highway barrels, 9 tires, a dock float, and some 20' PVC pipes!

View Channel 10 TV Newscast of 2019 Clean-up!

2019 Clean-up Sponsors

Camp Storer City of Jackson Buffalo Wild Wings
Emmons Service Fazolis Granger ( Trash) Hinkley Bakery
Golden Knights Cadets (JrROTC) Jackson Coffee Co.
Jackson County Conservation District Jackson Area Transit Authority

Lester Brothers Construction Libra Industries Little Caesars Pizza
Granger Marino's Pizza McDonalds Modern Waste Systems Inc.
Papa John Pizza
Upper Grand River Watershed Alliance
Jackson Coney Island

Previous Clean-up Slideshows