Tidy Up Tenkiller, a shoreline clean up project August 15-17, was a success. Save the Illinois River (STIR) was a major sponsor of the clean up.
STIR members Ed Fite, left, Gary Vandenbos and Barb Daily loaded a pontoon boat with large chunks of Styrofoam scattered by a tornado and floods. Sixshooter Resort donated boats for the project. Barb is STIR Vice President.
Enjoying the daily hotdog cookout were, left to right; Michael Toyne, Genny Maiden, Denise Deason-Toyne and Gena McPhail. Maiden and McPhail chaired the clean up. Denise is President of STIR.
Volunteers examine bits of plastic litter found in one small area of Tenkiller Lake shoreline. Left to right are; Genny Maiden, Yogi Cole, E.O. Smith, Gena McPhail, Arielle Barnett and Norma Boren.