WHAT: Bayou Klean Up
WHERE: 1101-1175 block of Florida Ave, near the LSU Dental School
WHEN: 9 am to 1 pm this Saturday, September 17th
Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation’s 2011 Beach Sweep is Saturday, Sept 17th! Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation’s 22nd annual Beach Sweep will be held Saturday, September 17th from 9am-noon followed by a thank-you picnic for registered volunteers. Visit www.saveourlake.org for more information.
Bayou Kayaks and Life City are teaming up to clean up Bayou St. John during the Annual Beach Sweep hosted by the Lake Pontchartrain Foundation.
Please meet at the Bayou Kayaks launch site, 1101-1175 block of Florida Ave, near the LSU Dental School. Get more info on the location and RSVP a kayak on bayoukayaks.com. And, be sure to register for the Beach Sweep by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org (this gets you into the free picnic after the Beach Sweep on
Rhonda Ardoin started Bayou Kayaks this year to pursue her passion, provide a green service in the community, and help others take advantage of our surrounding water resources.
“My goal is to make a big impact on the community while leaving a small footprint on the environment,” says Ardoin.
Bayou Kayaks is committed to social and environmentally responsible practices. Not only does her day-to-day operations enforce a “leave no trace” policy, Ardoin is going above and beyond by organizing a free kayaking event to clean up the bayou this Saturday.
The Bayou Klean-Up help beautify the area, increase community involvement, allow businesses and customers to interact together, strengthen the image of the area’s small businesses, and create a sense of pride and accomplishment within the community. It’s a win-win for everyone! Also, there are prizes for the following categories:
1. Largest Group
2. Largest Business Group
3. Largest Non Business Group
4. Most trash picked up from individual
5. Largest item recovered from the bayou
Directions for the event can be found on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/ba?youkayaks?sk=app_206541889?369118
Bayou Kayaks rents Kayaks Thursday through Sunday with the following prices:
Early Bird $20 6:00 am – 9:00 pm
Half Day $20 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Half Day $20 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Half Day $20 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Full Day $40 10:00 am – 5:00 pm