Adopt a Road

OVCATA is seeking hands-on volunteers to assist with the adopt a road program in Laurentian Valley Township. As part of an OVCATA municipal outreach initiative this group will volunteer to take part in a roadside litter pick up to be conducted on Thursday April 27 or Friday April 28.

One of those days will be designate as an alternative date should inclement weather be encountered.

An adopt a road agreement will be set up by the work program leader Ron Moss. The Township provides garbage bags, gloves, safety vests and road signs if required.

This initiative is to display to the Township of Laurentian Valley that OVCATA members appreciate riding on their municipal roads system by actively taking part in collecting litter from the roadside.

Any member wishing to volunteer are asked to notify Ron Moss by email at rmoss@nrtco.net

VOLUNTEERS TO DATE ARE:

Ron Moss

Eric Price

If any member who wishes to set up similar programs in any other municipality are asked to contact to Ron Moss.

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