With help from Keep Lee County Beautiful and the town of Fort Myers Beach, Beach Talk Radio is hosting an island-wide beach cleanup to kick off 2023. And the response has been overwhelming.
On Sunday, January 1st volunteers will gather at Norm’s Beach Parking on Estero Boulevard (thanks to Chris Primeau). 200 volunteers registered the first 24 hours our sign-up form was posted. We’ve raised the volunteer limit to 250. Carpooling is encouraged.
Once you arrive at Norm’s Beach Parking, you’ll be given donated supplies (bags, gloves, etc.), then you can make your way on foot to the beach, or in your car to any location along the 7 miles of the beach. We enourage all volunteers to drive to a location close to where they will be cleaning so we can cover the entire beach.
We’ll be handing out the supplies from 7AM to 9AM. The cleanup will last for two hours.
The town of Fort Myers Beach has agreed to pick up the trash so all volunteers should leave what they pick up in piles along the beach.
Free coffee will be provided to the first 150 people who arrive by Jimmy’s Java.
Every volunteer will also receive 20% off lunch at Wahoo Willie’s (on that day only).
Register HERE before there are no spots remaining.
If you cannot make the cleanup – or you’re up north in the freezing cold – and you’d like to donate supplies for the event CLICK HERE.