Manatee County Coquina Beach Cleanup being held this Saturday, October 15th
MANATEE COUNTY, FL (Oct. 13, 2022) – More than 200 people have registered and are expected to attend the Love it Like a Local Beach Cleanup being held this Saturday, October 15th
Event begins promptly at Coquina Beach South, 9 a.m. Saturday
Volunteers are asked to assemble at Coquina Beach South on Saturday morning. A safety briefing will begin promptly at 9 a.m. Then, groups will be shuttled to locations along Anna Maria Island where they will clean up trash and debris that typically gathers at public areas. Volunteers will be brought back to Coquina Beach by noon, where there will be a picnic for those who helped in the event.
The event, announced six weeks ago, is being co-sponsored by Keep Manatee Beautiful and the Bradenton Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (BACVB). Online registration for the free event is available here.
The Love It Like a Local campaign began last year and encourages visitors to respect our community, providing helpful tips to keep our beaches and waterways clean, conserve energy, protect wildlife, support local businesses and more.
Keep Manatee Beautiful is a nonprofit organization that inspires community involvement through its commitment to making Manatee County a cleaner and more beautiful environment. Established in 1991 as an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful and Keep Florida Beautiful, Keep Manatee Beautiful has developed networks of volunteers who help provide grassroots solutions to littering, recycling, illegal dumping, beautification and solid waste disposal.
The Bradenton Area Convention & Visitors Bureau promotes tourism to Bradenton, Anna Maria Island and Longboat Key through domestic and international advertising, public relations and marketing efforts. Located on Florida’s West Coast, the destination is known for its unspoiled beaches, rich history, the easy pace of island life and a downtown energized with arts, culture, discoveries and more. Get ready to immerse yourself into all the sites, smells, flavors and surprises that make the Bradenton Area a one-of-a-kind destination. For more information visit www.bradentongulfislands.com.