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800+ volunteers participate in 20TH James River Regional Clean-up

September 14, 2019 – Great day out on the Appomattox River for the 20th Annual James River Regional Clean up organized by the James River Advisory Committee! FOLAR’s two sites, Petersburg Patton Park and Hopewell Marina had 75 volunteers who were part of the nearly 800 who came out regionally to 17 sites to remove 823 bags of trash and recyclables! READ MORE. Our thanks to everyone who came out to help including two big groups in Petersburg from the Governors’ School and The Betterment of Brothers and Sisters Organization! Special thanks to Brad Flynn of Hopewell Rec and Parks for taking some paddlers out to clean up along the shoreline at the Hopewell Marina – getting it ready for Paddle-or-Battle coming in two weeks, Sat., Sept 28TH. Register Now!