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ODOT – District 7 has many Community groups, churches, individuals or businesses that “Adopt-A-Highway” by picking up litter on both sides.  What these groups do together is help enable the state’s environmentally conscious citizens to make a personal contribution to a cleaner environment.  Below are some of District 7’s featured groups. 

MER Coldwater Kiwanis SR-118 (06.89-08.35) - 10 Year Group - Start Date: 12/1/2004.

Left To Right: Dean Schaller, Ken Gelhaus, Treg Pierce, Lori Knapke, Ted Cully

MOT-Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

Picking up at  I-75 & Benchwood-Wyse - Start Date 4/1/2010


Left to Right: Alpha Phi Alpha & Community Volunteers
D. Felton, T. Buford, G. Williams, W. Clark, B. Freeman, H.G. Carroll, L. Edwards, A. Bell, R. Reddick, D. Person, J. Ware


  Fielding Lodge #192 F & AM
​Picking up on SR-41 (04.96-06.96) in Clark County
Start Date: 12/01/1996

D07_Road Cleanup_ 2.jpg 

From left to right are: Timothy Brooks, Paster R. Rice, and Robert Watson. Photo By:Dewitt Poore, Jr. 

SOGETI USA - Dayton Unit
​Picking up on IR-75 (42.00-44.00) in Montgomery County
Start Date: 8/1/2010
From Left to Right: Luke Lindeman, Darrell Pelan, Charlie Phillips, Glenn Ferguson, Eric Brunswick, Samantha Burbank, Rachel Wolff, Clint Wolff, Seth Burbank, Ankur Verma, Archana Sahay. Photo: Andy Hickey
Laura Lions Club
​Picking up on SR-571 (01.80-03.85) in Miami County
Start Date: 5/1/1992
From Left to Right: Heather Ressler, Brian Ressler, Norman Hazelbaker, Kenny Kauffman, Rick Miller, Cheryl Miller, Mike Smedley, Richard Smith, Denice Ressler, Nicole Ressler
In Memory of Barb Elliston
​Picking up on US-33 (13.53-15.53) in Auglaize County
Start Date: May 1, 2010
From Left to Right: Front Row: Mary Dee Malueg, Tara Stuttler, Amanda Spaugy, Carole Hemleben, Emily Elliston,  Danielle Hemleben, and Josie Schaub.  Second row:   Don Malueg, Greg Collier, Cody Spaugy, Iva Lenhart, Lisa Malueg, Mark Schaub, and Steve Malueg. 
Ansonia United Methodist Men's Group
​Picking up on SR-118 (07.61-05.61) in Darke County
Start Date: October 1, 1991
From left to right: Larry Peters, Tom Brewer, Bruce Brooks, Bill Collins and Ted
Freethought Dayton
Picking up at the I-675 & SR-48 Interchange in Montgomery County
Start Date: February 1, 2010​
From left to right: Nate Zechar, Heather Wall, Thomas Ruddick, Frank Wall, Danny Christiansen, Jason Thompson, Cynthia Collins, Mindy Thompson, Cate Schoenharl, and Jill Ramey
Greenville FFA Chapter
Picking up on SR-118 in Darke County from mile marker 2 to 4
Start Date: March 1991
Front Row Kneeling left to right: Seth Gessler, Josh Kenworthy, Austin Hosbrook and Robert Erbaugh. Back Row Standing Left to Right: Kyle Huston, Cody Bashore, Dustin Snyder, Austin Davis, Karri Stickley, Sarah Spears and Jalena LeMaster
Tuned Innovations
Picking up on US-68 in Clark County from mile marker 6.88 to 8.88
Start Date: September 1, 2008
Left to right: Jason Gram, Jared Schlicher, Chad Miller, Thomas Dillingham III (back), Josh Hawk, Allison & Travis Cline, Chris Mason (front), Michael Creager (back), Jesse Mossbarger, Chris Wells, Frank Hecker (president of Tuned Innovations Car Club.)
Wapak Octagon Club - Spring 2016
Picking up on Auglaize Country on SR-198 MM 2.67-4.85 
Front Kneeling:  Owen Settlage, Liam Martell, Ethan Good, Lauren Klopfenstein
Back:  Shelby Martell, Claire Burton, Allison Nolte, Lacey Hayes, Carly Lange, Jordyn Law, MacKenzie Lange, Haley Schattschneider  ,Maggie Shultz, Monique Clayton, Emma Walker, Kate Henderson
New Community Church
​Picking up on US-33 (03.90-05.10) in Auglaize County
Start Date: 4/1/2013
Front Row Left to Right: Marshall Royer, Ruth Kettler, Jeff Shaner, Forest Earl, and Abbey Morino.
Back Row, Left to Right: Rue Wolfe, Doug Bruns, Larry Stanfield, Gene Caywood, Marcia Bernstein, Pastor Jim Keiser, Nathan Kettler, and John Meyer
Photo By: John Bernstein 
St. Marys Lions Club
​Picking up on US-33 (02.40-03.90) in Auglaize County
Start Date: 4/1/2013
From Left to Right: Janet Yahl, Marcia Bernstein, John Yahl, Vicki Royer and Marshall Royer. Not Pictured: Steve Earl Jr., Troy Anderson, Chuck Engel, Seth & Abbey Brigham and John Bernstein.
Farmersville Masonic Lodge #482
​Picking up on US-35 (05.65-07.65) in Montgomery County
Start Date: 3/1/1993
From Left to Right: Front Row: Darryl Peters, Kelly Koepke, Elden Shell. Back Row: Leonard Broyles, Steve Goad, Robert Oldfather, Dale Robbins, Randol Thompson
Boy Scout Troup 13
​Picking up at US-33 & SR 292 Interchange in Logan County
Start Date: January 1, 2010
From left to right: Loren Baum, Joshua Baum, Jeff Schurter, Caleb Baum, Ben Tanner, Ryan Dunn, and Noah Brandt. 
The Gels Home
​Picking up on SR-118 (09.55-11.55) in Mercer County
Start Date: February 1, 1997
Ralph and Janet Gels
West Liberty-Salem FFA Chapter
Picking up on US 68 in Champaign County from mile marker 13 to 15
Start Date: November 2009
From left to right: Catherine Williams, Kelsi Dowden, Hannah Smith, Gabe Lawson, Morgan Loverde, Brad Stengel, Garret Rudasill and Seth McNutt
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. 
Picking up on US 35 in Montgomery County from 8.32 to 10.32
Start Date: November 1, 2006

 Contact Information



If you would like to join thousands of other Ohioans who volunteer to make a difference as part of ODOT's Adopt-A-Highway Program, please contact:
ODOT District 7's Adopt-A-Highway Program Coordinator
(937) 497-6712