Shown are Debbie Still and her son, Thunder Thomas, during the community-clean up. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

Shown are Debbie Still and her son, Thunder Thomas, during the community-clean up. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

Photos: Vanderhoof community clean-up saw over 150 residents volunteering

Residents of all age groups came together to clean the community up on April 27

Residents of Vanderhoof took out their cleaning gloves and volunteered on April 27 to clean up the community.

The Vanderhoof Community Clean-up was organized by Nechako Waste Reduction Initiative in collaboration with the Nechako Valley Food Network, Vanderhoof Tim Hortons. District of Vanderhoof and Pitch-In Canada.

Over a 150 people came together to pitch in and clean up the litter in our community. The event was held between 10 am and 12 pm, after which the volunteers got a well-deserved BBQ.


Aman Parhar
Editor, Vanderhoof Omineca Express

aman.parhar@ominecaexpress.com

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Shown are Laura Goodwin and Nicole Robinson, who are also a part of the Vanderhoof Kinettes. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

Shown are Laura Goodwin and Nicole Robinson, who are also a part of the Vanderhoof Kinettes. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

In the photo - Stephanie Woolnough of Vanderhoof. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

In the photo - Stephanie Woolnough of Vanderhoof. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

In the photo - Natalia Moe of the Vanderhoof Kinettes with her dog Jasper. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

In the photo - Natalia Moe of the Vanderhoof Kinettes with her dog Jasper. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

In the photo - Mia Moutray and Michelle Miller-Gauthier. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

In the photo - Mia Moutray and Michelle Miller-Gauthier. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

Residents got to enjoy a well-deserved BBQ at the end of the clean-up. In the photo - Samara Dhillon (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

Residents got to enjoy a well-deserved BBQ at the end of the clean-up. In the photo - Samara Dhillon (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

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