Shaw Industries is one of the sponsors of the 16th Annual Conasauga River Clean Up, scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 23. Additionally, Carpet America Recover Effort and the Carpet & Rug Institute are among the coordinators of the Georgia event.

One of the six most biologically diverse freshwater river systems in the United States, the Conasauga River supports 24 endangered species. It is also the main source of water supply to the carpet industry in Dalton, Ga. The event is held in conjunction with Northwest Georgia United Way's Make A Difference Day and Georgia's Annual Waterway Clean-Up, Rivers Alive.

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