Volunteers clean up litter in Marathon County - WAOW - Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

Volunteers clean up litter in Marathon County

Posted:
MARATHON COUNTY (WAOW) -- North central Wisconsin got a little bit cleaner Saturday.

The Ghidorzi Foundation held their 4th annual Green and Clean event.

Hundreds of volunteers were split up and sent to various locations in Marathon County with gloves and trash bags. They picked up litter for 2 hours.

Organizers say this is their way of recognizing Earth Day.

"Everybody can make a difference from the little kids who come out and start picking up garbage around their schools to big people who are picking up around their own businesses," said Chris Ghidorzi, vice president of Ghidorzi Companies. "It makes a difference. People have a lot of pride in our community."

Organizers say a clean community makes for a better place for people to live and visit.
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WAOW. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Chief Engineer Russ Crass at 715-842-2251. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.