For our 7th annual Shelton Clean Sweep yielded another great turnout.
Please keep in mind that these are just the cleanups we
know about, and these do not include our many Adopt-a-Street participants.
Also, many people cleaned up litter without reporting it to us. For everyone
involved: THANK YOU.
Boy Scout Troop 28 - "Volunteer of the Year" - Civic Group
for organizing four separate major cleanups on Shelton
Open Space properties, including three locations in the Shelton Lakes
Greenway and a clean-up of the relatively new Mohegan Street open space.
Tighe & Bond - "Volunteer of the
Year" - Business category,
for joining forces with the
Shelton Land Trust
to remove a large pile
of garbage from new Land Trust property along the headwaters of Ivy Brook.
George Waters - "Volunteer of the Year" - Individual category
for tirelessly cleaning up the banks of the Housatonic River by canoe and
kayak year round and cleaning up around the Shelton Canal.
We would like to give special recognition to the
Cleanup, Inc. ,
whose efforts resulted in an incredible pile of
garbage taken from the shores of the Housatonic River, filling two 30-yard
rolloff containers at Sunnyside Boat Launch.
And many thanks to the following participants, in no particular
Boy Scout Troop 19
for removing 6 big bags and other items from the
Land Trust's Nicholdale Farm property.
Rainey Martovich & Alisha Prouse
for removing tires, scrap
metal, and 4 bags of litter from Huntington Road.
Girl Scout Troop 60278
for removing 4 bags of litter from
Long Hill School.
for filling up 2 large bags along Coram Road.
for picking up 8 bags of litter along Kneen
Street (Sharon Romano and Nancy Dickal have since officially adopted Kneen
Cub Scout Pack 28
, who removed 12 bags of litter from the
The Stusalitus Family
for picking up 6 bags of garbage from
the Canfield Drive open space.
Girl Scout Troops 60778 & 60443
for removing 5 large bags
of trash from Elizabeth Shelton School.
Cub Scout Pack 27
, who collected 11 large bags of trash, 1
table, a snowtube, 2 bats, 2 tires, 1 car axle, and a rusty soccer net from
East Village Park.
The MOMS Club of Huntington
for removing 5 large bags of
litter from Mohegan School.
The Farmill River Association
for cleaning up 12 bags of
litter and some tires along Beard-Sawmill Road.
Teresa and Emma Gallagher
for removing 9 bags of litter
from Mill Street and Judson Street.
Ron and Preston
for removing 10 bags of trash from Mill
Frontier Girls #249
for cleaning up the trails at Shelton
Girl Scout Troop 58
for cleaning up the Rec Path.
Boy Scout Troop 55
for removing 8 bags of litter from the
High School grounds.
Cub Scout Pack 20
for filling up 20 large bags from
Cub Scout Pack 28
removed over 12 bags of litter plus a TV,
signs, a tire, 2 mailboxes, and some carpet from the Nike site.
Cub Scout Pack 2
4 removed 2 large bags of litter from the
woods and trails at Booth Hill School.
Girl Scout Brownie Troop 60290
removed 2.5 bags of trash
from the Riverview Park playground.
Girl Scout Troop 60062
picked up 6 large bags of litter
from Mill Street.
Cub Scout Pack 28, Den 7
cleared 10 bags of trash out of
the Nike site.
The Hubbell Team
cleaned up 6 large bags of trash from East
removed a total of 19 bags of litter from three
sites: The Far Mill River, Constitution Blvd South, and the Canfield Drive