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MRC International Coastal Cleanup Day
September 19 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
The International Coastal Cleanup began more than 30 years ago when communities rallied together with the common goal of collecting and documenting the trash littering their coastline. The Marine Resources Council in collaboration with Keep Brevard Beautiful, and the Ocean Conservancy, invites you to join in for this year’s cleanup.
Please Register to RSVP at https://coastalcleanup2020.eventbrite.com/?aff=cal or call 321-725-7775. The supplies for this event are allocated for each site based on these registrations.
~MRC Cleanup Site 1: Cleanup will take place along the shores of the 192 Melbourne Causeway and Kiwanis Park at Geiger Point.
Day of Event Check-in Site Location: Participants can check-in starting at 8 a.m. at Kiwanis Park, at the Geiger Point Parking Lot located at 1313 Melbourne Causeway, Melbourne, FL 32901.
~MRC Cleanup Site 2: Cleanup will take place along the shores of the Eau Gallie Causeway and Boat Ramp.
Day of Event Check-in Site Location: Participants can check-in starting at 8 a.m. at the Eau Gallie Causeway Boat Ramp at Eau Gallie Causeway (SR-518) Melbourne, FL 32935
~MRC Cleanup Site 3: Cleanup will take place along the shores of the Pineda Causeway & POW / MIA Park (formerly Pineda Landing Park).
Day of Event Check-in Site Location: Participants can check-in starting at 8 a.m. at POW / MIA Park located at 5995 N US Hwy 1. Melbourne, Florida 32940.
*The event is free to participate. Funds for the cause are raised through event shirt sales and donations. Event shirts are $20. All participants need to register for their shirt by September 1, 2020. *Shirts are only available by preorder and are not available for sale the day of the event. (Shirts will be available for pickup on the day of the event at your designated cleanup site. If you are unable to attend and would just like to purchase a shirt in support, we can make arrangements for special delivery or pickup.)
Event Sponsorship: Show your support for the lagoon by adding your company logo to the event shirt for $100.00. Specialty sponsorships are available, please contact Steve at SharkeyMRC@gmail.com.
• Work gloves (bring a pair of gloves with you)
• Dress appropriately (the shoreline is covered with boulders, rocks, potentially dangerous rigid & sharp objects)
• Water to keep you hydrated, it will be especially warm (bring your own cooler)
• Food (bring your own food)
• Sun Screen