Springfield asking residents to volunteer for Riverside Park cleanup 11 Jul 18

Clean-up efforts will begin Monday for Riverside Park and Rothenburg Campground from the recent flooding. The City of Springfield is asking anyone interested in volunteering to help with the work. Volunteer hours will be Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. until the park and campground are clean. All volunteers need to sign in each day and tiem they are working. All sing ins will take place each day at 8:30 a.m. at the Community Center with a city worker. Volunteers are asked to park at the community center and walk to the park for work. When you sign in you will be notified what areas you will be working in for the day. All volunteers are asked to wear a bright colored shirt and close-toed shoes. The city will provide latex gloves, but is asking volunteers to bring rakes, shovels or gloves from home. Refreshments will be provided each day for volunteers.