WOODWARD: LARGE TURNOUT FOR VALLEY PRIDE DAY

by Christian Mower on May 8, 2012

THE ORGANIZER OF SATURDAY’S VALLEY PRIDE DAY SAYS THERE WAS A LARGE TURNOUT OF VOLUNTEERS, MANY OF THEM CHILDREN, TO HELP PICK UP TRASH AND RECYCLABLES IN THE VALLEY AREA AND WESTERN MAINE.

DONNA WOODWARD SAYS THERE WAS LOTS OF ACTIVITY AT THE CONWAY TRANSFER STATION SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND SUNDAY MORNING WITH TRUCKS GOING IN AND OUT.

WOODWARD SAYS TWO TRACTOR TRAILER SIZE CONTAINERS PLACED AT THE HAMPTON INN IN NORTH CONWAY BY WASTE MANAGEMENT – ONE FOR TRASH AND ONE FOR RECYCLABLES – WERE BOTH OVERFLOWING SUNDAY MORNING.

WOODWARD SAYS SOME OF THE ITEMS THAT WERE PICKED UP AND DISPOSED OF INCLUDED COMPUTERS AND TVs, A WALLET, MINI-REFRIGERATOR, CHAIR CUSHIONS, A DOG GROOMING KIT AND CASH.

AMONG THOSE SPOTTED WORKING TO PICK UP TRASH AND RECYCLABLES IN THE CONWAY AREA: A LARGE NUMBER OF GIRL SCOUTS, EMPLOYEES FROM A RETAIL OUTLET STORE IN SETTLERS’ GREEN OUTLET VILLAGE WHO WERE ALL WEARING TIE-DYED T-SHIRTS, STUDENTS AND PARENTS FROM THE WHITE MOUNTAIN WALDORF SCHOOL, CAROL AND BILL VOSE OF CONWAY – AND ONE CONWAY SELECTPERSON.