Hey guys and gals,
We are excited to tell our friends in the area about a special clean
up event that is coming to HMT territory in Boone County very soon!
This is an event which will offer local folks the chance to help
put our best foot forward for several upcoming events in the Boone
County/Madison area and we are delighted to pass this information
along to our freinds and fellow riders.
We need a host of volunteers to help pull out rubbish and
build a "Mud Grip Mountain" on May 11.....
The Boone Career and Technical Center and the REAP organization are
spearheading this efford and they are looking for a few good men and
women to help build a mountain out of tires, trash and mud-grips!
The Mud Grip Mountain - Little Coal River Tire and Trash Pulling Day
will require a lot of volunteers for four hours to get this important
job done to make
The surrounding area ready for the Float Trips, the Fishing Rodeo,
camping, a YouTube Concert, the Mountain Bike Shuttle on the Hatfield
McCoy Trail, Poker Runs, the ATV Style and Profile Show, Skeet
Shooting Competition and Archery Competitions all down by the Little
Coal River this fall. During the week of October 4-6, some 2000+
visitors are expected.
The stream clean up begins at Little Coal River, Water Ways Loop and
beyond on Saturday, May 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
“We are asking for individuals and or teams of six to gather at the
large Department of Highways Parking Lot on Corridor G (by Pinnacle
Rock) at 9:30 on Saturday Morning, May 11, 2013,” Jeff Nelson,
Principal / Director of the Boone Career and Technical Center, said of
· Gloves and bags will be provided
· Wear old clothes and shoes for wading
· Trucks with winches will be there, teams only need to get
the tires and trash to the bank.
· Teams may bring a boat if they wish, however it is not required
Both young and old alike can help with this important clean up. Along
with Tire and Trash Teams, organizers of the event need help with the
administration and food distribution too!
All volunteers are needed & welcome to help!
Those who participate will receive a FREE certified pass to all of the
weekend events scheduled in October, Lunch and a Photo Opportunity in
front of Mud Grip Mountain!
Sponsors of this important community project include:
* Boone Career and Technical Center
* Little Coal River Branch
* Rehabilitation Environmental Action Plan (REAP)
* Bridgestone Tires
Community Service Hours will be credited and certified by the BCTC staff.
Stick around for the food and festivities when the event ends and
make sure you are there for the photo shoot and lunch at 2:15 by the
Mud Grip Mountain you will build!
For more information check out the web site;
For more information contact Jeff Nelson @ Office: 304-369-4585, text
or call @ 304-543-1034, message him on Facebook or twitter @