Kent volunteers wanted to clean up Interurban Trail Jan. 16

Volunteers are wanted by the city of Kent on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. 16 to help clean up litter along the Interurban Trail.

The event runs from 1-3 p.m.

Volunteers will meet at the Kent Lions Skate Park on West Smith Street near Lincoln Avenue downtown. Parking is available at the Park-and-Ride lot next to the skate park.

City parks officials will provide trash bags and a limited number of pick sticks. Volunteers should dress for the weather,  wear sturdy boots or shoes, bring work gloves and a bottle of water if they wish.

Anyone interested should preregister by Thursday, Jan. 12 by going to and click on volunteer or call 253-856-5110.

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