Kayakers Rescued from Sangamon River

DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - A clean-up event will be held this weekend, clearing trash and debris along the Sangamon River.

Volunteers will work from 9 a.m. to noon and will meet at the Lincoln Park Pavilion on West Lincoln Park Dr. in Decatur.

Volunteers are told to dress to get dirty and bring their own gloves.

Bags will be provided.

In the event of rain, the event will be cancelled.

The event is being co-sponsored by Macon County Community Environmental Council and the Decatur Park District.