The Ewing Green Team Promotes Recycling With its First Annual Scarecrow Building Contest

Demonstrate your recycling smarts and creative skills this fall to win ca$h!   Make a one-of-a-kind scarecrow and enter  the Ewing Green Team’s first Annual Scarecrow Contest this October.  The contest is open to all Ewing individuals, school groups, families, youth groups, service clubs and business groups. Winners will be judged on originality, artistry and the creative use of recycled materials. All scarecrows must be constructed of at least 80% recycled, reclaimed, and/or reused materials.  Materials like glue, nails, string, or other means of attaching items will count toward the allowable 20%new materials.  They must be named to help describe/identify the creative theme and must also be 4-5 feet tall (without stake) and 2-4 feet wide.  The Township will provide frames for the first 15 registrants who request one.  Please call Lisa at 609-620-0722 for information about pick up.

There will be Prizes!

Mayor Bert Steinmann will judge (schedule permitting), along with the Ewing Arts Commission. There will be prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd of $100, $50 and $25 gift cards.

Judging will be on Saturday, October 25th at 2:00 at the Ewing Community Gardens at Whitehead Extension Road.   So, please join us for hot apple cider and refreshments as we gather together to see who can make recycling into art whiling have fun and celebrating the fall season.

For registration and details check out our contest page at www.ewinggreenteam.org/scarecrow-contest/ or if you have any questions, please call Lisa at 609-620-0722. The deadline for registration is October 20, 2014.