Volunteers will sweep riverbanks Saturday

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By The Staff

TELL CITY - The 2009 Ohio River Sweep returns Saturday at several sites along the Ohio River in Perry County and other communities along the river. From 9 a.m. to noon volunteers will clean up the banks of the river by picking up trash and other debris.

In addition to volunteers, organizers are also asking area businesses and individuals for monetary donations and donations of food, paper towels, paper plates, gloves, first-aid kits, hand sanitizers, sunscreen and insect spray.

To donate items or to volunteer, contact the Perry County Recycling Management District at 547-9787.