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Wednesday, October 22, 2008

City of Marianna is holding a Poster Contest Celebrating Trees for K-8th Grade Students


The Urban Forestry Youth Education week is October 27-31. The Theme "Trees are Terrific… in Cities and Towns!" The theme is designed to increase understanding of the importance of trees in a community. The first step in maintaining an urban forest is teaching children the important role trees play in the quality of life and the environmental health of Marianna.
General Rules Include:
· Poster must state and follow theme.
· Standard size poster board (22" x 28")
· The student’s and parents’ names, grade, address, and phone number where they can be reached must be written on the back of the poster.
· Entries may be done in marker, crayon, pencil, colored pencil, watercolor, ink, acrylic, and/or tempera paint.
Deliver your poster to Mrs. Kim Cianelli, Administrative Assistant, Municipal Development between 8:00am-4:30pm Monday through Friday at City of Marianna, City Hall, Corner of Jefferson and Clinton Streets in Marianna. Deliver poster on or before Monday, October 27, 2008 by 12:00 noon.
Prizes are being donated by A Wild Hair, Dino’s Pizza, Sweet Stuff Bakery, The Growing Tree, Jema Boutique, and Movie Gallery. The approximate retail value of each prize package is $65. During the week of October 27th, one prize will be awarded to each of the following divisions: K-2nd grade; 3rd-5th grade; and 6th-8th grade.

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