John Abbe, 88, picks up garbage in an abandoned homeless camp along the American River near the Howe Avenue river access on June 1 as a volunteer steward for the American River Parkway Foundation. He was honored by the foundation as the Volunteer of the Year for his 30 years of service to help maintain his mile of the parkway through the Adopt-A-Mile program.
John Abbe, 88, picks up garbage in an abandoned homeless camp along the American River near the Howe Avenue river access on June 1 as a volunteer steward for the American River Parkway Foundation. He was honored by the foundation as the Volunteer of the Year for his 30 years of service to help maintain his mile of the parkway through the Adopt-A-Mile program. Lezlie Sterling lsterling@sacbee.com
John Abbe, 88, picks up garbage in an abandoned homeless camp along the American River near the Howe Avenue river access on June 1 as a volunteer steward for the American River Parkway Foundation. He was honored by the foundation as the Volunteer of the Year for his 30 years of service to help maintain his mile of the parkway through the Adopt-A-Mile program. Lezlie Sterling lsterling@sacbee.com

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John Abbe, 88, cleans up the American River Parkway

June 17, 2015 4:33 PM

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