With a strong showing by Illinois College students, a large stretch of the Town Brook was picked free of trash in the City of Jacksonville, Illinois 62650 second Town Brook Cleanup. Alderman Lori Large Oldenettel, chair of the Special Studies Town Brook Commmittee, organized the event (blog post) Saturday 26 October 2013.
More photos in Facebook gallery and information on the Town Brook Facebook page.
Everett from Spirit of Faith Soup Kitchen pitching in with cleanup.
Illinois College volunteers getting to trash.
Illinois College professor Lawrence Zettler pulls out shopping cart.
Illinois College student climbs steep embankment of the Town Brook.
One of the Illinois College works crews.
Terry from Kiwanis, worker from Hembrough Tree & Lawn Care, and Shawn (Jacksonville Parks Foundation board member) pick up trash collected by volunteers.
Kiwanian Mike Oldenettel hands up tire.
Dave working on pool of trash, upstream from Foreman Grove.