Lake Gaston Clean-up Day is Saturday

May. 27, 2014 @ 10:46 AM

The Lake Gaston Association will hold its fourth annual Take Pride in Lake Gaston Clean-up Day on Saturday.

To join the effort, owners of waterfront property can clean along their shoreline. Those without a property can scout for trash in a boat or contact the association to be assigned to a cleaning team.

Trash bags are available at the Lake Gaston Regional Chamber of Commerce office from 10 to 4 p.m. every day until the event.

Dumpster sites at Washburn’s Marina, Morningstar Marina and Holly Grove Marina will be accepting trash and will also have trash bags available Saturday. Volunteers will provide assistance at the sites from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The LGA has requested that participants take pictures of collected trash and submit them to

Supporters of the event include the Lake Gaston Striper Club, Dominion and the Lake Gaston Water Safety Council.

The Coast Guard Auxiliary will be on the water during the event to respond to any emergencies.

For more information contact the LGA at or (252) 586-6577.