The 16th annual Jean Hite cleanup event and June 13 luncheon will be held at Kaw Point Park in the Fairfax area.
Fairfax businesses are encouraged to clean and fix up their buildings and grounds during this period. Also, volunteers may help clean up Kaw Point Park between 9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. June 13, coordinated by the Friends of Kaw Point Park.
A luncheon is planned at 11:30 a.m. June 13 at the park, catered by Flame Throwers Barbecue The guest speaker at the event will be Steve Dailey, general manager of Fairfax Drainage District, one of the sponsors of the event. He will discuss ongoing work to correct design deficiencies of the flood wall along the Fairfax BPU site.
Chair of the event is Tyrone Herbert of Brotherhood Bank. For reservations for the lunch, contact him at THerbert@brotherhoodbank.com or call him at 913-288-3279.
Several groups are sponsoring and participating in this event, including the Fairfax Industrial Association and Unified Government, as well as businesses helping to recycle oil, paint, tires and other goods.