Want to get dirty and have a great time in the process? Meet like-minded people and walk away knowing you’ve left the bay better than you found it? It will be held at the Bradenton Yacht Club at 4307 13th St. W.
Suncoast Aqua Ventures was founded in 2016 when a few friends were scuba diving. Upon surfacing, the divers all commented on the amount of trash they saw in the water, trash that most people were unaware of. . 3 months later they had Their first reef and beach cleanup. According to Cheryl Hansinger, The event manager said:Knowing how competitive the human mind can be, we added Like a fishing competition with cash and prizes, you need a little cash to coordinate this. “
At the first event in 2016, 40 people collected over 1,800 pounds of trash. In 2022, during the two-day event, 142 attendees he collected 21,321 pounds of trash and debris from Manatee County waters.
The event is free and starts on Saturday, November 12th. Registration is from 8am to 10am. Free breakfast and cleaning supplies will be distributed after registration. “Weigh-In” He will be on Sunday, November 13th from 1-3pm, with food served, parking lot vendors, activities for kids and more.
Cleanup encourages volunteers as well as spectators to participate in the event.