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Southern Alberta highway clean-up taking place on May 1

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LETHBRIDGE, AB – Watch for volunteers in bright orange vests collecting trash from area highways Saturday (May 1).

It’s Alberta’s 45th annual highway clean-up.

Organizations like 4H clubs, Scouts, Girl Guides, schools, churches and other non-profit groups earn $100 for every kilometre cleaned.

Last year the province paid just over $925,000 to volunteer organizations involved in the highway clean-up.

If you’re out and about on local highways Saturday slow down, obey signs and use caution when passing the volunteers.

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Tina Karst

A Lethbridge College alumnus, Tina moved back to the community two years after convocation, in September 2007, to become a member of the CJOC News Team. She started as a weekend reporter/anchor and now serves as Associate News Director. When Tina’s not tracking down local news, she’s either busy at home with Jordan and their two kids or creating custom macrame pieces for a growing list of clients.

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