Cardboard Regatta Day – August 2, 2014

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The Cardboard Boat Regatta challenges amateur boat builders to design, build and navigate boats made entirely of corrugated cardboard. Come and enjoy the fun as you watch the masterful maneuvers of boats braving the waves at 9 a.m. Saturday, August 2 at Rosemeade Rainforest Aquatic Complex (1330 E. Rosemeade Rainforest). Scouts, clubs, organizations and families are encouraged to participate. Prizes will be awarded by categories of age and creativity.

If you are interested in participating in the event, send an email including a team name, name and age of team members and contact information to cathysphr@verizon.net to register. Registration is free; you must register prior to the event to participate.

Please email us for a copy of the rules. The most important rule is that cardboard CANNOT be coated with any kind of paint or polyurethane products. You cannot use glue or other products that have chemicals that can affect the pool water. DUCT Tape is high encouraged, but cannot be taped over the entire box. Please email cathysphr@verizon.net for a copy of the rules.

 

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Adopt-A-Spot

Keep Carrollton Beautiful’s Adopt-A-Spot program provides local businesses, civic organizations and other groups the opportunity to make an impact on the cleanliness and appearance of our community. By accepting the responsibility and leadership of the adopted “spot”, the group is not only increasing awareness of litter issues and the impact of beautification efforts, but is also publicly demonstrating a positive behavior of local pride and ownership of Carrollton.

All across the country, similar litter reduction campaigns have been implemented and proven to be very successful. Some of the advantages gained are: reducing the cost of litter removal, advertising and team building, instilling community pride and awareness, beautifying, and allowing City maintenance crews to perform other needed tasks.

Adopt-A-Spot is a voluntary program to involve citizens in maintaining and beautifying Carrollton. Anyone may participate by volunteering to Adopt-A-Spot in Carrollton and pledging to maintain it for one year or longer. Any “spot” (with the exception of medians) within the city limits not currently maintained, may be adopted, with special attention to those places that appear neglected.

Follow these steps to Adopt-Your-Spot:

Select a spot appropriate to the capabilities and size of your group, either we can provide a location or where you see the greatest need or close to your physical location.
Maintain your “spot” for a minimum commitment of one year; cleaning it at least once a quarter with one cleanup date falling on the Great American Cleanup of that year
Submit periodic photos of your group with your sign to reflect your group maintaining the “spot”.

Email boardlist@kcbadmin.org with your contact information and desired location.

We look forward to joining with you to make Carrollton litter free.