Boone Lake Annual Cleanup Set for April 29; Successful River Cleanup Complete

APRIL 6, 2017—The 18th consecutive Boone Lake Annual Cleanup Day is just a few weeks away. Boone Lake Association organizers say the event will kick off at 9 a.m. on Sat., April 29, and end at 3 p.m. According to the BLA, trash will be collected at Boone Lake Marina, Davis Marina, Lakeview Marina, Rockingham Marina and Jay’s Dock (at Pickens Bridge Ramp). Additionally, the Bluff City and TWRA/11E ramps will be used. The event will conclude with a picnic for volunteers at the Winged Deer Park Pavilion at 4 p.m., with prize drawings at 5 p.m. For more information visit the BLA website

Also, thanks to the over 100 people who participated in the First Annual Tailwater Cleanup and the Third Annual Bill Beazell Memorial Cleanup. Both cleanup events were held on the Watauga River March 25th. TVA was pleased to supply volunteers, trash bags and gloves.