(VIRGINIA BEACH)—The Chesapeake Bay Foundation dedicated today’s Clean the Bay Day to those affected by yesterday’s shooting in Virginia Beach and held a moment of silence for the victims at many cleanup sites across Virginia this morning. CBF Hampton Roads Director Christy Everett released the following statement.
“This tragedy is heartbreaking. Virginia Beach is the birthplace of Clean the Bay Day. Through the years the city has been one of our most important partners in restoring waterways. Our colleagues and friends in that building worked tirelessly for clean water. We dedicate this Clean the Bay Day to the victims of the Virginia Beach shooting.”