Montgomery County Environmental Services Announces 2015 Environmental Calendar Contest

Montgomery County Environmental Services has announced the beginning of the 14th annual Environmental Calendar Contest, aimed at promoting environmental awareness and encouraging sustainable behavior.

 

“We are impressed year after year by the creativity and passion we see from these talented Montgomery County students,” said Montgomery County Commission President Dan Foley. “The students really put a lot of thought and effort into their artwork, and the contest helps teach them how to be good stewards of our environment.”

 

The contest is open to all Montgomery County students in grades K-12. Students create an original piece of art pertaining to one of two themes:

• Water is Cool! Respect It, Conserve It, Preserve It!

• You have the Power today to Change Tomorrow! Reduce, Reuse, And Recycle!

 

Last year, a record breaking 1,200 students participated in the calendar contest. Prizes were awarded to 21 student artists whose artwork appeared in the calendar, with the top winner receiving an iPad.

 

The deadline to submit contest entries is Sept. 30, 2014. Mail entries to: Montgomery County Solid Waste District, Attn: Calendar Contest, 2550 Sandridge Drive, Moraine, Ohio 45439. For more information, call (937) 225-4999 or visit www.mcswd.org.

 

About Montgomery County Environmental Services

Montgomery County Department of Environmental Services provides trash disposal, recycling, drinking water distribution, and wastewater treatment to the citizens of Montgomery County. The department also offers educational outreach to local schools, communities, and businesses that want to learn more about conservation and sustainability in the Miami Valley region.

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