Young Professionals Network Cleans Up Elk River

The Joplin Young Professionals Network traveled down to McDonald County, MO today to clean up the Elk River. The event combines the benefit of community service with all the fun of a float trip. Member Jessica Carr says, “We’re cleaning up the river. We have about 10 people coming and we’ll just float for 5 miles. And whenever we see trash we’ll pick up trash.” We kind of make a game of it. We have a scavenger hunt,” says Hayley Sirmon.” “So w…

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