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Hanover Township seeking volunteers for creek cleanup

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Daily Herald report

Volunteers are needed to clear debris from a stretch of Willow Creek through east Elgin and a nearby park Sept. 13.

Hanover Township, the Elgin chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America and Neighborhood Housing Services of the Fox Valley are hosting the cleanup.

"This is a great opportunity for everyone to come together and really make a difference," league President John Ziegler said. "Residents can have a hand in helping beautify areas in their own backyard."

Registration begins 8 a.m. at 225 S. Liberty St., in Elgin, behind Ellis Middle School. Volunteers interested in cleaning the creek will meet at 8:30 a.m. at the Hanover Township Izaak Walton Center at 899 Jay St., in Elgin.

Lunch will be provided behind Ellis Middle School. Volunteers are encouraged to dress appropriately.

To preregister, contact Norma Hommrich at (847) 695-0399, ext. 4603 or For more details on the creek cleanup, email or call the township at (847) 888-8329.

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