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Evanston Celebrates National Drinking Water Week with 3rd Grade Art Contest

Post Date:02/14/2018 9:21 AM

#4-Peter-Jankowski_St_600pxThe City of Evanston is hosting its annual art contest for 3rd grade students in celebration of National Drinking Water Week, May 6 through May 12, 2018. The purpose of NDWW is to celebrate water as our most precious natural resource. This year’s theme is “Protect the Source.”

3rd grade students are invited to showcase their ideas of what “Protect the Source” means to them. Submissions should fit on an 8.5-inch by 11-inch piece of paper or smaller. Hard-copies of the submissions should be delivered to the Evanston Water Production Bureau, 555 Lincoln St., by Monday, March 5 at 4 p.m. Communitywide online voting will occur from March 23 to April 6.

The winners will be announced at the Administration & Public Works Committee Meeting of the Evanston City Council on Monday, April 23 at 6 p.m. Awards will include Evanston Beach Token(s) for the 2018 summer, a plaque recognizing their achievement, and a chance to have their artwork displayed at the Main Public Library during Drinking Water Week.

More information about NDWW is available at cityofevanston.org/drinkingwaterweek. Additional activities for National Drinking Water Week, including tours of Evanston’s Water Treatment Plant, will be announced in March.

For more information, please call/text 847-448-4311. For convenience, residents may simply dial 3-1-1 in Evanston.

Image: Artwork by 2017 People's Choice Award winner, Peter Jankowski, St. Athanasius School

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