Volunteers Needed

Volunteers Sought for Ballston Lake Clean-Up Day – Saturday, May 7, 2022, 8 AM

BALLSTON LAKE, NY — The Annual Ballston Lake Clean-Up Day is set for Saturday, May 7. Volunteers are welcome to join in at by showing up at the Ballston Lake Fire Department, on Route 146-A at 8 AM to pick up their road assignments. Groups may preregister through devoepr@nycap.rr.com.

The project involves doing a clean sweep of winter trash on local roadways in the hamlet of Ballston Lake and its environs. The Burnt Hills Ballston Lake Business & Professional Association, the Ballston Lake Improvement Association, and the Town of Ballston sponsor the spring clean-up of accumulated roadside debris.  Scores of local residents, business people, town authorities, and local organizations including scout troops, confirmation classes, and students in need of community service projects show up to volunteer. The annual event dates back to the mid-1970s. The Town of Ballston parks a large truck at the Ballston Lake Fire Department and at the Outlet Road Parking lot for volunteers to deposit their bags when they have finished their assignments.

Participants are urged to wear gloves and closed-toed shoes. Volunteers can pick up their street assignments, and receive free tee shirts, refreshments, and trash bags from 8 AM through 10 am at the Ballston Lake Fire House on May 7.

Further information may be found at www.ballstonlake.org.

 

-END-

Media Contact: Joanne DeVoe 518 573-0773

Photos of previous Clean Up Day activities are available by request.

Recent Posts