Saturday, September 8, 2018 - 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

WMEAC is proud to host the 15th Annual Mayor’s Grand River Cleanup on September 8, 2018 from 9:00am-1:00pm at 6th Street Park in Grand Rapids, MI. Come as an individual, family, group or organization! Everyone is able to participate. There will be a light refreshments before the event and a light lunch after with a beer garden (must be 21+, ID required) supplied by Founders Brewery and live music by Dunegrass.

Small Acts make Grand Impact!

The Grand River is a vital part of the Grand Rapids community. We fish, play, and celebrate the Grand River all year. The river winds its’ way to Lake Michigan where we get our drinking water, use for recreation and enjoy the beauty of Lake Michigan.  It takes only 15-30 minutes for trash around storm drains in Grand Rapids to find its way to the Grand River. Pollution in rivers affects the plants, fish, drinking water quality, beauty, and recreational value for our community. The waste that is removed at the 15th Annual Mayors’ Grand River Cleanup is a small act that makes a grand impact.

Tentative Schedule:

8:30am-9:00am:   Volunteer Check-in

9:00am-9:15am:    Mayors’ Welcome

9:15am-9:30am:     Volunteers transported to cleanup sites

9:30am-11:00am:   Clean the Grand River

11:00am-11:30am:  Travel back to 6th Street Park

11:30am-1:00pm:    Lunch is Served! Founders beer for those 21+ (ID required).


Sixth Street Park
647 Monroe NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503


Cost: FREE
Event Website: Click to Visit
Organizer: Tara Lafferty
Organization: West Michigan Environmental Action Council
Organizer Phone: 616451-3051
Organizer Email: [email protected]


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