Kannapolis Poster contest promotes recycling

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, March 29, 2011

KANNAPOLIS ó Students in the City of Kannapolis are invited to show off their creative talents in a video and poster contest to promote the launch of the new curbside recycling program.
Winners will receive $25 gift cards from Target or have their video or poster featured on the cityís website and YouTube channel, as well as displayed in the Kannapolis Customer Service Center.
The cityís residential curbside recycling program starts July 1. For detailed information about the upcoming program, students can visit www.cityofkannapolis.com/recycle.
Students in kindergarten through grade 4 are encouraged to submit posters to educate citizens on what can and cannot be recycled, and students grade 5-12 are eligible to create videos to educate citizens on what to recycle, how to recycle, and why to recycle.
All submissions must be received by 5 p.m. on Friday, April 15.
Poster submissions must be on 8-by-11[0xbd] sheet of paper. Video submissions must be less than one minute in length and be created by no more than four students. Entries will be accepted as Windows Media or QuickTime files on a CD or flash drive. All entries must be accompanied by a release form for all participants, which can be found on the recycling webpage.
Both video and poster entries must be delivered to:
Renee Goodnight
City of Kannapolis
246 Oak Avenue
Kannapolis, NC 28081
Prizes will be awarded at the City Council meeting on Monday, April 25.