Ogeechee Riverkeeper new Georgetown office opens

Ogeechee Riverkeeper new Georgetown office opens

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - The Ogeechee Riverkeeper is celebrating the opening of its new Georgetown office.

A formal ribbon cutting was held Tuesday, and guests got to tour the new 800 square feet space, which was renovated and decorated by volunteers for the non-profit organization.

"We're really excited to have a permanent office in Savannah. We've been in Savannah for about three years after moving from Statesboro but we had relied of generous contributions and donated office space from our supporters so we had been moving around, shuffling, so now we have this space. We're really happy," said Emily Markesteyn, Ogeechee Riverkeeper.

Speaking of the Ogeechee Riverkeeper, they will be hosting a free social event in Claxton on Thursday, June 16 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Harry's Barbeque restaurant on U.S. 280.

The Claxton community is invited to learn more about - and get involved in - the organization's important work of keeping our region's water clean. The event is free and open to the public.

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