The clean-up event is planned for Saturday, October 4, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Kerr Lake near Henderson.
Anyone interested in joining the clean-up effort is asked to go to Shelter #3 at Satterwhite Point on Kerr Lake between 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. on that day to help with the effort.
For more information, interested persons may call Pam Jones, a Vance County 4-H agent with the Vance County Cooperative Extension Service, at 252.438.8188. You may also visit the state website or call 1.800.27.sweep.
The Big Sweep cleanup provides an excellent opportunity for local families, groups and individuals to have a positive impact here in Vance County. The project also offers an opportunity for students to participate in a community service project.