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Spring Clean-Up Day

by Gary Megaffin

A bright sunny day greeted the Kitchener Knights of Columbus 2022 Big Spring Clean-up.  After a two-year hiatus, the 5th annual event was held on Saturday May 7th at the St. Anthony Daniel parking lot at Ottawa and Franklin.  The lineup began at 9:00 am and was steady till 1:00 pm.  Contributors left a great deal of unwanted electronic waste and scrap metal to be recycled, a good turnout which also collected $50 in cash donations and some gently-used clothing.  The Kitchener and area Girl Guides were busy selling their renowned cookies.  The Spring Cleanup containers were from Dundee Recycling and New Dundee E-Waste Recycling.   While one bin was accepting a lot of scrap metal, there was enough e-waste to fill another 20 ft container of e-waste.   Hats off to Richard Lee and his hard-working, dedicated crew consisting of Brother Knights their family members and friends.  There were plenty of volunteers to help and a special thanks to the children of Andrew Kearsey, Katherine, Andrew and Michael and to Steve Constant’s grandson Jacob for helping out.

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