HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – In the fall, you rake the leaves. In
the spring, you “Rake the Lake.”
spring, a growing group of volunteers come to Sutton Lake in Sutton, W.Va., for
the “Rake the Lake” Cleanup. This year it is scheduled for Saturday, April 23,
from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., with a picnic at 3 p.m.
the wake of flooding last summer, efforts will be concentrated in the Wolf
Creek area this year. The creek flowing into the lake is littered with tires,
trash, and debris. Volunteers are welcome to boat into the area and work along
the shoreline. Volunteers without boats are encouraged to meet at Wolf Creek.
The first 100 volunteers will
receive a free T-shirt and everyone is invited to the Sutton Lake Marina after
the work for a picnic. Trash bags and gloves will be provided.
you are interested, you may register with the Corps of Engineers at Sutton Lake
by calling 304-765-2816 or e-mail SuttonLake@usace.army.mil. This event is sponsored by the U.S. Army
Corps of Engineers, Sutton Lake, the Sutton Lake Marina, the WV Division of
Environmental Protection and numerous local business.
us this year to “Rake the Lake” and make your favorite corner of West Virginia
Release no. PA 16-013