Submissions sought for Warren County Arbor Day Poster and Story Contest

February 5, 2015 - garden totes


The ninth annual Arbor Day print and story contest, “What Arbor Day Means to Me” is sponsored by Warren County Shade Tree Commission, Chairman-Joe Bruschetta, Vice Chair-Richard Mach and Finance Officer-John Curtis.

Contest manners have been mailed to all of a schools in a county to attend or to accept a duplicate and/or to answer any questions on a competition manners and regulations, call Milly Rice, secretary for a WC Shade Tree Commission during 908-475-6505.

Deadline for submitting entries is Mar 20 (either by mail or forsaken off to a Wayne Dumont Administration Building, reduce level, in a Rutgers Cooperative Extension/Shade Tree bureau to Milly).

Contest is open to all second or third graders in a propagandize in a county either attending public, private or home schooled.

All participants accept a ribbon, certificate, tree seedling, a receptacle bag from Shade Tree Commission, stem pencil, cookie cutter, fact sheets from Rutgers Cooperative Extension office.

Winners from any category accept all of a above and a endowment for initial by third place, fact sheets from a Arbor Day Foundation, wooden ruler, colored stem pencil, booklets, etc. Each propagandize will accept a bird residence done by a County Buildings and Grounds Department and any category gets a set of tree cookies of several tree species.

The propagandize and/or teachers will be contacted following a judging for a arrangement date during your propagandize for any category that entered. With a approach that Easter falls this year it is hoped presentations during a schools will be done a week of Apr 20. It is requested that all of a students in a category participate.

If an entrance is submitted by a tyro that is home scholastic (be certain to embody home address, phone series and name clearly printed on behind of a design and story) to be contacted with a date and plcae of a endowment presentations. Last year there were 300 entries to review and decider from 5 schools with 16 classes participating.

The winning stories and posters will be on arrangement in a County Administration Building on a Shade Tree circular play (lower level) and afterwards taken to a Shade Tree counter during a WC Farmers’ Fair in a Home and Garden Building from Jul 25 by Aug. 1. Following a satisfactory they will be returned to a students in a tumble when schools reopen. Good Luck to all of the entrants.

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