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L2 Outside To Host 3rd Annual Post-Riverbend River Clean Up

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

L2 Outside will host the third annual Post-Riverbend River Clean Up on Saturday, from 7-9 a.m.

 

Volunteers will launch in groups from the public launch site underneath Market Street  Bridge in Coolidge Park.

L2 Outside is dedicated to helping to provide clean waterways, and will be donating 25 stand up paddle boards and 10 kayaks to assist volunteers in the effort, as well as providing breakfast after the event. Volunteers may also bring their own kayak or paddle board, and are encouraged to RSVP.


This year L2 Outside will expand efforts by partnering with Wild Trails, Chattanooga Cycleboats, and Chattanooga Paddleboards.


Please RSVP at https://www.facebook.com/events/479140992516909/

For more information, go to https://l2outside.com/blogs/news/1st-annual-sup-kayak-river-clean-up

Contact: L2 Outside hello@l2outside.com, 423 531-7873




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