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Fri, May 19

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Donora

Partner Event | 75 Years of Remembrance Riverbank Cleanup

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Time & Location

May 19, 2023, 4:30 PM – 4:35 PM

Donora, 595 McKean Ave, Donora, PA 15033, USA

About the event

This year will be the 75th anniversary of the Donora Smog Disaster. To honor the event, GASP is joining the Donora Smog Museum, Allegheny Cleanways and Three Rivers Water Keeper for a riverside cleanup. So mark your calendars for May 19. Here's what you need to know if you want to go:

TO REGISTER: Monongahela River Cleanup - Donora.

STARTING POINT: 65 Washington Street in the Donora Industrial Park. The Industrial Park can be entered at First, Sixth or Eighth Streets by crossing the railroad tracks. Continue South on Washington Street toward the Stan Musial Bridge to the Apex North America parking lot. The Allegheny CleanWays registration tent will be directly across the street toward the Mon River.

REGISTRATION BEGINS: 4:30 p.m. T-shirts will be available for the first 40-50 volunteers.

AGES: 16 and older

CLEANUP STARTS: 5:30 p.m.

CLEANUP ENDS:  7:30 p.m.

DINNER: 8:00 p.m. Pizza and refreshments will be served at the Donora Historical Society and Smog Museum located at 595 McKean Avenue (Sixth Street and McKean Avenue.)

CLEAN SHOES: If your shoes get muddy or wet during the cleanup, please bring a change of shoes before you enter the Smog Museum for dinner.

GLOVES, SAFETY VESTS and LIFE JACKETS: Provided by Allegheny CleanWays.

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