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SANDUSKY, Ohio — The state is asking Ohioans to volunteer to help clean the Lake Erie coast following Hurricane Sandy.

The ODNR’s Office of Coastal Management and the Alliance for the Great Lakes Adopt-a-Beach Program have scheduled cleanup hours for Saturday, Nov. 10 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Local cleanup sites include the East 55th Street Marina, Euclid Beach, Villa Angela, Wildwood areas and other coastal locations.

“Lake Erie is feeling the hurt from Sandy’s blast, but we are pleased to be able to give Ohioans a chance to help the Great Lakes in a time of need,” said Joel Brammeier, president and CEO of the Alliance for the Great Lakes.

Individuals and groups that want to clean a site not listed on the Office of Coastal Management’s website can contact the the Alliance for the Great Lakes’ Ohio Adopt-a-Beach Coordinator Hyle Lowry at 216-630-8140.

*Click here for a list of Hurricane Sandy Lake Erie cleanup sites

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