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Fairview Cemetery clean-up day is coming

The Fairview Cemetery Board is hosting a volunteer clean-up day to prepare for Memorial Day weekend from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 20 at Fairview Cemetery, located between Mill City and Gates on Kingwood Avenue.  

The clean-up will include raking, trimming, weeding, and cleaning headstones along with the removal of grass, dirt and rocks from gravesites.  Helpers can bring rakes, putty knives, brushes, garden hand tools and empty water jugs. No power or electric tools. 

The board will provide water for cleaning, snacks, drinking water, and a limited supply of tools and water jugs.

Please leave pets at home.

Any questions? Call Randy Mickey 503-897-3419.

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