Palmer’s Island cleanup is Saturday morning, September 30 Volunteers needed

New Bedford, Massachusetts– The City of New Bedford’s Conservation Commission, Operation Clean Sweep, Old Bedford Village Development Corp., Buzzards Bay Coalition, Hands Across the River and YouthBuild invite volunteers to participate in the Palmer’s Island cleanup on Saturday, September 30 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m

Volunteers should bring their own heavy duty gloves and water bottles, and to be sure to wear protective footwear, sunscreen, appropriate clothing.

The meeting location for the cleanup is the Gifford Street boat ramp, at the end of Gifford Street, east of the corner of Gifford and Harbor streets

The rain date for the event is scheduled as Saturday, October 14 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.