Port of Camas-Washougal Plans Levee and Beach Cleanup for Earth Day 2013 – News Release

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March 18, 2013

Port of Camas-Washougal Plans Levee and Beach Cleanup for Earth Day 2013

The Port of Camas-Washougal today announced its fourth annual volunteer levee and beach cleanup, celebrating Earth Day on Friday, April 19 from 3:30 to 5 p.m.

“It’s a great time to get outdoors and help with our tradition of keeping the waterfront clean,” said David Ripp, port executive director. “Captain William Clark Park at Cottonwood Beach is one of our community gems and we invite everyone who enjoys the outdoors in east Clark County to join us for this activity.”

Volunteers should meet at the restrooms near Recognition Plaza (the dugout canoe exhibit at the entrance to Captain William Clark Park in Washougal). Cleanup is from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, April 19, 2013. Wear shoes appropriate for walking. Garbage bags, gloves and light refreshments will be provided.

 

About the Port of Camas-Washougal

The port brings jobs and recreational opportunities through a 400-acre industrial park, a 79-hangar general aviation airport and 350-slip pleasure boat marina. Grove Field is a small, general aviation airport with a state-of-the-art fueling station and 14 tie-downs in addition to the 79 hangars. The marina is the largest publicly owned marina on the Washington side of the Columbia River and has a floating restaurant, launch ramp, hotel, fueling station, guest docks and is homeport to the Dolphin Yacht Club. The industrial park is home to more than 40 businesses, representing $8.9 million in annual payroll, is adjacent to the Steigerwald Commerce Center, 120+ acres of property currently under development. The port manages Captain William Clark Park at Cottonwood Beach, the adjacent protective levee and the Parkersville National Historic site. More information is found at www.portcw.com.

Contacts:
Jack Hardy, APR
Communications Manager
(360) 835-2196 x110
jack@portcw.com

David Ripp
Executive Director
(360) 835-2196 x101
david@portcw.com

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