Join Allegheny County, Allegheny CleanWays, and Rivers of Steel Heritage Corporation as they team up to clean up on the shores of the Monongahela River, at the historic Carrie Furnace former industrial site. Volunteers are needed to assist with this unprecedented opportunity to access the riverfront along the site.
Volunteers must be at least 12 years of age. Those 12-18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. All volunteers must sign two standard waviers – one regarding access to the site and one regarding participation in the clean-up activity. Registration required.
In appreciation for the work, light pizza lunch will be provided. Also, all volunteers who complete the day will receive a voucher good for one free admission to one of the 2013 group tour opportunities organized by Rivers of Steel, which preserves and interprets the region’s powerful and dynamic story related to the steel industry, and conducts educational site walks and talks about core landmarks such as the Carrie Blast Furnaces Nos. 6 and 7.
Sturdy, closed-toe shoes and long pants are required. Boots are recommended. Gloves, tools, safety vests and life preservers will be provided, along with safety training at the site.
Rankin, PA 15104