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Indeed there are many “good causes” out there and one can spend endless energy helping to take care of one’s community and environment. Solve Oregon is one such organization that organizes clean-up efforts (trash removal) from so many different, beautiful places around the State of Oregon. Portco was a sponsor this year in a very successful clean-up effort out at Beaver Creek, an important tributary to the Columbia River.

The clean-up event was held on Saturday, October 6th at the Beaver Falls Recreation Area and Trailhead. Check out the stats on what was removed!
 

  • 555 lbs. of Trash Removed
  • 18 Tires
  • 100 lbs. of Scrap Metal
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    O.K., that’s a lot of junk for this volunteer crew, made up of Portco employees and their friends and families. Bravo! And while you’ll likely see the slogan on the red shirts given out by Portco to all who volunteered at the October 6th event, here’s an image to clarify further:
     

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    Given out to all who volunteered to help in the Beaver Falls cleanup, this shirt and slogan from Portco epitomizes their thinking on the importance of volunteering, community and conservation. Image Courtesy: Portco.com

     
    Now, enjoy the photos below to see some of the action. And be sure to explore the Solve Oregon website for other events where you might get involved. If we all do our part, well, we’ll keep Oregon (and other places) green and clean!
     
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    Cans on the hillside…get these things out of here! Image Courtesy: Portco.com

     
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    Just one of many, large pieces of scrap metal removed from the area. Nice work folks! Image Courtesy: Portco.com

     
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    The kids are pumped! What a great experience for the young ones to give back to the community! Image Courtesy: Portco.com

     
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    Volunteers need lunch! After working so hard through the morning, a good lunch was needed (and delivered) to the hungry crew making Beaver Falls sparkle again! Image Courtesy: Portco.com

     
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    The beauty of Beaver Falls needs no explanation. Well-worth preserving and keeping clean! Image Courtesy: Portco.com

     
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    Just one view of some of the trash. Amazing that this all came from the beautiful waterfall area. Image Courtesy: Portco.com

     

    Solve Oregon Links

    Solve Oregon is a great, non-profit organization that (as noted above) works hard to keep Oregon green and clean. Check out all of their important events via the link below and perhaps get your own company or organization involved in its own clean-up effort!
    Solve Oregon Website
     

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    Solve Oregon is a wonderful, non-profit that is working to make Oregon remain as beautiful as it can be. Get involved if you can! Image Courtesy: SolveOregon.org

     

    AUTHOR: Dan Meyers