CHICAGO RIVER DAY
presented by Bank of America
Join 4,000 volunteers to work along the banks of the Chicago River for Friends’ 16th annual Chicago River Day.
Saturday, May 10, 2008
Workday: 9 a.m. – Noon
Festival: Noon – 3 p.m.
Lead sponsors include Bank of America and ACE USA.
Friends welcomes individuals, families, schools, corporate teams, and community groups to take part in Chicago River Day.
Activities include litter pick-up, invasive species removal, trail maintenance, planting native seeds, water-quality testing, river-focused art projects, and more.
SIGN UP TODAY! Go to www.chicagoriver.org and click on Chicago River Day. There you will find “Find a Site.” Pick your favorite location and call the site captain to let them know you are coming. There are over 60 locations to choose from.
All volunteers receive a t-shirt and are invited to the Chicago River Day Festival for a free barbeque lunch, an environmental fair, and the opportunity to share your stories with other participants. The Chicago River Day Festival is at River Park (5100 N. Francisco in Chicago) and is open to the public.
See you on May 10th!