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Volunteer training & beach cleanup schedules

SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) -

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - Community training for beach cleanup will be conducted at the following locations:

  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Jackson County Campus – Gymnasium
    2 p.m., 4 p.m. and 6 p.m., Tuesday to Saturday
  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Jefferson Davis Campus – Room U202
    2 p.m., 4 p.m. and 6 p.m., Tuesday to Saturday
  • Pearl River Community College, Hancock County Center in Waveland
    2 p.m., 4 p.m. and 6 p.m., Tuesday to Friday

This response training is hosted by local elected officials, BP personnel, community organizations and MGCCC. These training sessions will qualify volunteers to participate in pre-landfall beach cleaning to minimize impact to the beaches. Federal, state, and private entities are asking any volunteers to attend training to ensure their personal safety and well-being.

After completion of training, volunteers will be assigned to a beach location in the same county as their training. Those who attend the 2 p.m. training will be provided with a 4 p.m. meeting point, the 4 p.m. sessions will be given a 6 p.m. meeting point, and the 6 p.m. sessions will be given a 9 a.m. meeting point for the following day.

Here's a list of the beach clean up locations and times:

Hancock County

  • 2pm: Bay St. Louis
  • 4pm: Waveland
  • 6pm: Buccaneer State Park

Harrison County

  • 2pm: Pass Christian Central
  • 2pm: Pass Christian East
  • 2pm: Long Beach
  • 2pm: Biloxi Central
  • 4pm: Gulfport West
  • 4pm: Gulfport Harbor
  • 4pm: Gulfport West Central
  • 4pm: Biloxi East
  • 6pm: Courthouse Rd.
  • 6pm: Gulfport East
  • 6pm: Edgewater

Jackson County

  • 2pm: Ocean Springs Front Beach
  • 2pm: Shearwater
  • 4pm: Gulf Park Estates
  • 4pm: St. Andrews
  • 6pm: Pascagoula Beach West
  • 6pm: Pascagoula Beach East

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