Douglas Lake and Cherokee Lake in Tennessee Receive Assistance from Douglas and Cherokee Lake Fun Members Through Innovative Cleanup Idea

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After a complaint from a member about the amount of debris in Douglas Lake the members and management of the Lake Fun Company decided to do something about it.

Local members of Douglas Lake Fun and Cherokee Lake Fun wanted to do something about the large amount of debris and rubbish that shows its' ugly head each spring as the water slowly rises from its’ long winter slumber.

Many members were eager to help, but admitted that the main problem with most cleanups was that a large group of people will clean one small area, and neglect the other 400 plus miles of shoreline on each respective lake. In addition, other cleanups plan 2 or 3 hours on one day out of the year, which leaves out many area residents who already have prior commitments. They also accepted the fact that cleaning up someone else's garbage is not a very fun task, so The Lake Fun Company set out to create the ideal member driven cleanup.

They started by organizing small groups to clean the Cherokee and Douglas Lake bottoms. This would allow many areas of the lake to be renewed, and not just one small portion. Second, they designed the cleanup so that members could take part during their own choice of days, either from the water, or on the shoreline, anytime from April 10th-21st. Then they added a photo hunt with prizes to help make the cleanup more stimulating. By bringing a camera and snapping photos of the weirdest, largest, total number of garbage bags, and before and after pictures from the area that was cleaned both and members could not only help the environment, but have a great time while doing so.

If you would like to get involved grab a friend, a trash bag, some gloves, and a camera. Get out on the closest lake bottom and see what you can find. If you need ideas about an easily accessible location just send an e-mail to events(at)DouglasLakeFun(dot)com or events(at)CherokeeLakeFun(dot)com, or call 865-761-9FUN. The organized dates are from April 11th-21st, but most members admit that they would gladly allow cheaters to start early and stay late. Just take 15 minutes to fill up one trash bag, and a difference has been made. Most people find themselves enjoying the experience so much that they will participate multiple times, on several days, and many different locations. Uploading pictures early and often to either or will inspire other members to get involved and allow everyone to see the amazing rubbish that our members are sure to find. Photo Hunt Prizes for the will be awarded at the May 1st, 2010 Boat Tie Up at the Point Marina and Condos in Dandridge, TN

Douglas Lake fun and Cherokee Lane Fun are innovative groups, with a vision to promote the people and businesses that share a common shoreline of Douglas and Cherokee Lakes (Dandridge, Newport, Kodak, Sevierville, White Pine, Rutledge, Jefferson City, Morristown, Russellville, Bean Station and Mooresburg). Through innovative network marketing we strive to connect those who are hours away by land, but only minutes away by water. We will endeavor to advocate those organizations and citizens who make this community a more enjoyable place, and aim to make Douglas and Cherokee Lakes, and the surrounding area, more fun. Douglas and Cherokee Lake Fun provides a common place to meet locals who are already on the lake, view company calendars for exciting daily events and specials, and receive information and updates that other media, marketing, and web resources overlook when addressing this very unique area. Contact us today to see how to join the fun, Douglas and Cherokee Lake Fun, that is.


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