SWP conducts medicine collections

The Superior Watershed Partnership recently held an unwanted pharmaceutical collection at First United Presbyterian Church in Sault Ste Marie. Shown at the are collection are volunteers, from left pharmacist Scott Skinner, police officer Ailene Bitnar, Cathy Akre, Lois Hillcock and, in the back, Roland Akre. The Soo was one of 18 sites across the Upper Peninsula holding collections to keep old drugs out of waterways and the hands of the wrong people. More than 1,000 pounds were collected U.P.-wide during the four-hour event.