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Fri, Aug 11

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Exmore

Fred Walker Day in Exmore

In recognition of outstanding citizenship in proactively clearing an overgrown lot by hand to create a safer environment for vehicles, pedestrians and children at play, Mayor Dour Greer and the Exmore Town Council unanimously proclaimed Friday, Aug. 11 as Fred Walker Day

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Fred Walker Day in Exmore
Fred Walker Day in Exmore

Time & Location

Aug 11, 2023, 6:20 AM – Aug 12, 2023, 6:20 AM

Exmore, Exmore, VA 23350, USA

About the Event

Fred Lawrence Walker, 70,  of 3258 Benjamin Banneker Street in Exmore's New Road Community, observed children playing in the street where the roadway view for cars was obstructed by tree branches and bushes. He knew this presented a dangerous situation; one that created risks for drivers and the neighborhood children. So, Fred grabbed his ax and cleared the overgrown vacant lot blocking line of sight. By hand. By himself. Nicely done, Mr. Walker!

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