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Polish up the Pigeon

Volunteers pick up trash during a previous cleanup. Donated photo Volunteers pick up trash during a previous cleanup. Donated photo

Pick up the Pigeon River during a cleanup 9-10 a.m. Saturday, May 13, in Canton.

The group will meet at Pigeon River Outfitters and disperse to pick up trash along the river, greenway and town. Pigeon River Outfitters will offer free shuttles around town or upstream to get participants started on a cleanup float, with tubes, kayaks and canoes provided free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis. Volunteers are also welcome to bring their own boats.

Gloves, trash bags, trash grabbers and safety vests provided. Bring a towel. Participants will receive a discount on their first pint at BearWaters Brewing.

Organized by Haywood Waterways Association. RSVP by May 12 to Christine O’Brien at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 828.476.4667, ext. 11.

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