Canal Clean Sweep 2016

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Volunteer for Fairport’s Annual Canal Clean Sweep!


This year the Fairport Perinton Partnership for a Better Community and Senator Rich Funke team up with the NYS Canal Corporation, and Parks and Trails as local sponsors of the state-wide Canal Clean Sweep 2016 event, Saturday April 23, from 9am-12pm. Efforts focus on cleaning up public spaces throughout the central business and canal districts of the village.

Every year volunteers ranging from 4 to 84 years old, as individuals or with civic and youth groups, participate. Participants are asked to meet at the Box Factory Pavilion at 9am. Bring a favorite broom, flat shovel, and rake, and join Fairport and Perinton neighbors to benefit the Canal and community by giving the New York’s Canal System and Trail a thorough cleaning.

Event coordinators include Scott Winner of the Fairport Partnership for a Better Community, Kevin Knapp of Senator Funke’s Office, Fairport Partnership Adopt-A-Trail coordinator and Clean Sweep event chair, Cindy Hunt and Joel Cuminale of Turning Point Signs and Design. Individuals and groups interested in participating in Canal Clean Sweep 2016 can contact Hunt at or at (585) 377-2655 or, Winner at or (585) 377-6010.

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