Appleton works to stay scenic, holds first Earth Day cleanup
Deer Foot Farm, Appleton Library, and Appleton Historical Society will facilitate litter pick-up along Appleton Ridge, between the Searsmont Town Line, and Route 105 on April 22, Earth Day, 11 a.m.
Volunteers are asked to start and end at Appleton Village School.
Appleton Ridge Road will be divided into sections; organizers will provide participants with location assignments. Organizers suggest that participants bring their own trash bags and reflective vests. Organizers will have pick-up trucks to remove filled trash bags. Returnable bottles and cans will be donated to the AVS 8th Grade Class.
Children under the age of fourteen must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
Receptacles are located at the school.
Earth Day originated in the United States on April 22, 1970, and has since become an international event. Every year, people plant trees, collect garbage and trash, and donate their time for a healthier planet Earth.
On Saturday, May 6, consider participating in the clean-up of Appleton's Pine Grove Cemetery.
Also on May 6, stop by Appleton Library for the Appleton Historical Society's Annual Plant Sale, and the Library Bake and Book Sale, which will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Contact: Gary Roberts of Deer Foot Farm, 207-785-3200, Julie Sells of Appleton Library, 785-5656, or Phelps Brown, of Appleton Historical Society, 785-2040.
When: Saturday, April 22, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Volunteers will meet, sign in and check out at Appleton Village School at 737 Union Road, in Appleton, to receive their territory assignments.