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Kathleen Pagan, AICP, Sr. Planner



From: Bret Bostock On Behalf Of Mark Sexton
Sent: Monday, September 21, 2009 4:52 PM
To: Alachua County
Subject: Press Release: Trashformations Recycled Art Competition



Alachua County Florida -


Communications Office - Press Release


CONTACT: Mark Sexton, Communications Coordinator
PHONE: (352) 374-5226; CELL (352) 283-2317
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For Immediate Release



Trashformations Recycled Art Competition


September 21, 2009


4:45 p.m.


ALACHUA COUNTY, FL- From an egret made of milk jugs to a copper butterfly, reused and recyclable materials are finding their way to the Florida Museum of Natural History.


The Alachua County Office of Waste Alternatives and the Florida Museum of Natural History are hosting "Trashformations," a juried student recycled art show and competition. The competition begins at 5:30 p.m. on November 20, 2009 at the Florida Museum of Natural History (in the University of Florida Cultural Plaza, SW 34th Street and Hull Road, Gainesville).


All artwork entered in the contest must be comprised of 70% or more recycled/recyclable/reused materials. Cash prizes will be awarded for winning entries in middle school, high school and college categories. There will also be The Waste Watcher and Museum awards. Applications (to participate) must be submitted by November 6, at 5 p.m. Click here for a printable application/brochure.


The Trashformations exhibit is free and open to the public.


For more information, click here, or contact the Alachua County Office of Waste Alternatives at 352-374-5213.



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