River Sweep contest opens

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By The Staff

PERRY COUNTY - Students in primary and secondary schools are invited to design posters for River Sweep 2009. The contest is open to schools in counties bordering the Ohio River and its tributaries.

Posters should reflect the positive outcome of pollution awareness and focus on encouraging volunteer participation. Prizes include two $500 U.S. Savings Bonds.

Posters should be no larger than 18 by 24 inches and no smaller than 9 by 12 inches. All entries must be mailed to Poster Contest, ORSANCO, 5735 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45228 by Dec. 15.

The River Sweep is scheduled for June 20. For more information call (800) 359-3977 or visit www.orsanco.org.

River Sweep is sponsored by the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission in partnership with Ohio River businesses and industries.