31st annual Earth Day Clean Up
LIST OF FIFTY-THREE CLEAN UP LOCATIONS BY WARD AND COORDINATOR
Residents are encouraged to pitch-in at any of the following Clean Up sites:
WARD ONE (5 sites)
– Bronte Bluffs Park: Shelley Thornborrow, Harry Shea and the Bronte Village Residents Association (BVRA).
– Bronte Creek Provincial Park: Colleen Moriarty and the Friends of Bronte Creek Park.
– Bronte Harbour: Lesley McVean.
– Bronte Road and QEW Carpool: Peter Vandermyden and family.
– Lakeshore Woods: Lynda Zylik.
WARD TWO (12 sites)
– Aldercrest Park: Cathy Buchanan.
– Coronation Park: Seema and Pradeep Kumar and the Halton Malayalees Association.
– Forster Park and Hogs Back Park: Vanessa Dorrington, Joe Williams and the West River Residents Association (WRRA).
– Glen Oak Creek Trail at Monastery Drive: Stephen and Connie Wei and the St. Simon Anglican Church.
– Hopedale Park: Earl and Sharon Weise.
– Indian Ridge Trail: Donna Sheppard and the South Peel Naturalists’ Club (SPNC).
– Kinoak Arena and Brook Valley Park: Toaster and Sabrina Dementros and The Oakville Independents.
– Old Abbey Lane Park and area: Donna and Emily Morano.
– Valleywood Court: Christine and Robert Schultz.
– Waterworks Park: Lesley Henshaw and the West Harbour Residents Association (WHRA).
– Woodhaven Park and Sedgewick Forest: Tracey Ehl Harrison and family.
WARD THREE (6 sites)
– Busby Park: Stephen Cull and CharterAbility.
– Dunvegan Park: Paul Dankowich, OCCPEHR Administrative Assistant.
– Lakeside Park: Julie Hawryszko, Julian Kingston and the Oakville Museum.
– Maple Grove Park and Arena: Elizabeth Chalmers and the Joshua Creek Residents Association (JCRA).
– Oakville Curling Rink and Georges Square: Kimberly Cranfield and the Trafalgar Chartwell Residents Association (TCRA).
– Perkins Passage including Post Park, Maple Valley Park and the Cornwall Sports Park: Lynne Dolan and family.
WARD FOUR (12 sites)
– Glen Abbey Trail: Nicole and Paul Panabaker.
– Glen Oak Creek Trail North at Fourth Line and Upper Middle Road: Denise Severin-Prior.
– Heritage Way Park: Weidong Zhu and the Glen Abbey Neighbourhood Association (GANA).
– Langtry Park: Devnand Nambiar, a High School student.
– Millstone Park: Bill and Marlene Keay.
– Nottinghill Park: Jennifer Monte and the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, St. Matthew’s Parish.
– Ravine at Third Line and Upper Middle Road: Amy Young.
– 16 Hollow Park: Sharon Brodner.
– Sandpiper Road and Pheasant Lane: Kimberly Sziraky and family.
– Summit Ridge Drive Trails: Lynne Jenkins.
– West Oak Trails Park: Karen Wilson Davis.
– Woodgate Woods: Voula Caffrey and family.
WARD FIVE (5 sites)
– Memorial Park: Gita Zoghi.
– Munns Creek Park and Margot Street Park: David Stefan and family.
– Oak Park Walk at Memorial Park: Councillor Jeff Knoll.
– Oxford Park: Michelle and Jeff Sholdice.
– River Glen Park: Geoff and Mary Hospital.
WARD SIX (9 sites)
– Algrove Park: Councillor Tom Adams.
– Bayshire Woods Park and Pinery Pond: Paul Butler.
– Forest Glade Park: Colin and Norma John.
– Glenashton Drive Bridge and ravines: Don Meade, OCCPEHR Board Member.
– Glenashton Park and Iroquois Ridge Community Centre: Jinglie Dou and the Oakville Chinese Senior 99 Association.
– Iroquois Shoreline Woods: Tracy Zhou.
– Litchfield Park: Star Helmer.
– The Brownstones: Leslie Osborne.
– Valleybrook Park: Joni Babulal and family.
WARD SEVEN (4 sites)
– Glenorchy Conservation Area: Adnan Manzoor and the GKC Kite Flying Group.
– Isaac Park: Ajay and Mamta Rosha.
– Lions Valley Park: Husnain Zakaria and the Islamic Centre of North America, Oakville Chapter.
– Palermo Park: Sunil Kardar and the Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh.
“Please contact us if anyone would like to become a new coordinator. There are many more beautiful nature sites that could be cleaned up for Earth Day this spring with your assistance,” remarked Mr. Dankowich.
NEW! AN AFTERNOON SITE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 31 YEARS!
“Not everyone can attend the morning clean up so we are very pleased to announce that for the first time in thirty-one years there will be an afternoon site that residents can pitch-in at. From 2pm to 4pm, we will be cleaning up the green spaces from the bend at Kerr Street North and the North Service Road all the way west to Dorval Drive. This is a Ward Two site. Meet at the plaza. Volunteers will enjoy a pizza party here.”
THE COMMUNITY RALLIES TO SPONSOR THIS EVENT
“This community-wide environmental event is sponsored primarily by the Town of Oakville’s Parks and Open Space Department, Halton Region Waste Management, Film.ca Cinemas as well as many local businesses, resident associations, faith groups and community organizations.”
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