September 1, 2014

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The Oakland Youth Group helps by cleaning roads Print E-mail

Dear Editor,

Oakland Christian Church Youth Group a.k.a. Ridge Kids are thankful for the opportunity to serve our community by cleaning up four and a half miles of Milford Road. We collected 13 bags of garbage. This service project allowed us to earn much needed money for a summer trip. During our clean-up we found beer bottles and cans, pop bottles and cans, whiskey bottles, McDonald's bags and food. The strangest items were an eight track tape player and a toaster! We did not just do this for money, we want to help Mother Nature. This earth needs less alcohol and littering and more appreciation for Mother Nature's beauty.


Della Bowling, Fifth grade student