Maumee Bay Beach Clean-Up

Posted: Wednesday, August 3, 2011 by: April Mather | Category: Events

WHAT: Barefoot Wine is teaming up with the Alliance for the Great Lakes, the Lake Erie Center and the University of Toledo for a public beach cleanup at Maumee Bay State Park. Following the cleanup, volunteers ages 21 and older are invited to attend a celebration featuring Barefoot Wine and surf-inspired fare at Maumee Bay Lodge.

The event is part of a partnership between Barefoot Wine and the Alliance’s Adopt-a-BeachTM Program to clean up Great Lakes beaches and shorelines and offer a special celebration to recognize volunteers’ efforts. In 2010, more than 10,000 Adopt-a-BeachTM volunteers removed 31,295 pounds of at 292 locations in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin.

WHO: Barefoot Wine, fun, flavorful and affordable wines and bubblies.

Alliance for the Great Lakes, a non-profit organization with the mission of conserving and restoring the world's largest freshwater resource using policy, education and local efforts, ensuring a healthy Great Lakes and clean water for generations of people and wildlife.

Lake Erie Center, implements long-term research on environmental conditions and living and non-living aquatic resources in Maumee Bay and the western basin of Lake Erie.

WHEN: Friday, August 5, 2011 Cleanup
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Maumee Bay State Park 1400 State Park Rd. #2 Oregon, OH 43616 Meet at the Eastern end of the parking lot, near Lake Erie Beach!

Maumee Bay Lodge 1750 State Park Rd. #2 Oregon, OH 43616

EVENT COST: Free and open to the public; celebration is open to participants 21 years or older

CONTACT: April Mather, Alliance for the Great Lakes, 216-630-8140,

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Organization Name: Alliance for the Great Lakes