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Jacksonville Coastal Cleanup Day 2014

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Volunteers are needed for Jacksonville Coastal Cleanup Day 2014 on Sat, Sept 20th at several beaches in the area. Contact Keep Jacksonville Beautiful.Approximately 71% of the earth is covered in water.  One-half to three-quarters of a human body is made up of water.  Living in Jacksonville, we are very aware of how important a role water plays in our lives.   Any trash left on our local beaches can be swept away into the ocean, polluting the water and causing potential harm to the inhabitants that reside both in and above the water.  Jacksonville Coastal Cleanup Day 2014 needs volunteers to help clean up our beaches to make sure that they are enjoyed by many generations to come.

What: Jacksonville Coastal Cleanup Day 2014
Where: Various Locations Throughout Duval County
When: Saturday, September 20, 2014 (times vary per location)
Contact: Keep Jacksonville Beautiful 630-3420 or 630-2489

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You do not need to pre-register to participate in Jacksonville Coastal Cleanup Day 2014.  Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.  Site captains at each location will provide volunteers with both bags and gloves.  Just make sure you wear a good pair of sturdy, closed toe shoes.  Bring a hat and sunscreen to protect yourself from harmful UV rays.  And remember to stay hydrated!

Jacksonville Coastal Cleanup Day 2014 is the perfect opportunity for teenagers to get their service hours in as well.  Certificates will be handed out upon completion of their duties.  Locations and times for scheduled cleanup include:


  • 16th Ave S (at the ocean)
  • Atlantic Blvd (at the ocean)
  • Beach Blvd (at the ocean)


  • Blue Cypress Park (4012 University Blvd N)
  • Castaway Island Preserve (2885 San Pablo Rd S)
  • County Dock Boat Ramp (11964 Mandarin Rd)
  • Ft Caroline National Memorial (12713 Ft Caroline Rd)
  • Helen Cooper Floyd Park (3600 SR A1A)
  • Hogan Creek (314 Palmetto St) – Not suitable for younger kids
  • Huguenot Memorial Park (10980 Heckscher Dr)
  • Intracoastal Waterway Boat Ramp (2510 2nd Ave N) – Not suitable for younger kids
  • Little Tablot Island State Park (12157 Heckscher Dr)
  • NS Maport (Across from Damage Control Wet Trainer Facility) – Must already have authorization to access base or arrange to have access to base)
  • Joe Carlucci Boat Ramp (8414 Heritage River Rd)
  • Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park (500 Wonderwood Dr, Dolphin Plaza, Atlantic Beach)
  • Northbank Riverwalk (221 Riverside Ave)
  • Reddie Point Preserve (4499 Yachtsman Way)
  • Riverview Community Center (2620 Water St)
  • Tillie K Fowler Regional Park (7000 Roosevelt Blvd)
  • Yacht Basin Park (2941 St Johns Ave)

All locations are subject to change.  For more information on Jacksonville Coastal Cleanup Day 2014, you can contact the Keep Jacksonville Beautiful at 630-3420 or 630-2489.  Get the whole family involved in maintaining a clean and safe community for everyone to enjoy.

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