Cleaning up Homer

  • A VW hubcap is one item collected during Cleanup Day that Marshall Fuller, left, and Andrew Anderson of Boy Scout Troop 365 decided not to throw away.-Photo by McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News
  • Just wanting “to do my part,” Martha Roderick focuses her cleanup efforts on Bishop’s Beach on Saturday.-Photo by McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News
  • From left, Clyde Boyer, Lorna Olson, Vivian Finley and Sandy Eherenman of Homer Kachemak Bay Rotary, spend Saturday morning cleaning up the “Rotary Mile” along the Sterling Highway.-Photo by McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News
  • Having adopted Karen Hornaday Park, a Church on the Rock work crew, as well as other community volunteers, spent Saturday sprucing up the playground, picnic area and fields. Left side, front to back: Kevin, Stephan, Kailee and Kyle; right side, front to back: Ethan, Trevor, Jenna and Tyler. Last names were not available. Not pictured: Calvin Ralph.-Photo by McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News

Prizes for Cleanup Day, an annual event organized by the Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center with 117 participants this year, went to:

• Individual-family: first, Shirley Fedora; second, Jenny Lemieux; third, the Sweeney family.

• Group: first, HoWL with 68 participants, 132 bags of recycling, 705 bags of garbage and 42 tires; second, Boy Scout Pack 555; third, Boy Scout Troop 555. 

• Bicycles: Highley Watson, Diane Lemieux, Haley Owen and Carleigh Nevak. 

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