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PEP Rally August, 2011 Issue 9

Keep Texas beautiful training On Thursday, September 15th, Keep Childress Beautiful will host training sessions tailored to interested communities from 9:00—4:00 on September 15th the “Main Events” Center in Childress, which is located at 240 North Main Street. Training will be on the KTB focus areas of liter prevention, beautification and waste reduction. Discussions will also focus on Affiliate Coordination, Award Applications,

Board Development, Event Planning, fundraising, Recycling, Social Media, Volunteer Management and Youth Programs. The September 15th training will highlight Affiliate Coordination and Youth Programs. The Waste in Place curriculum will be discussed, as well as hands-on activities. The training is free and is open to anyone interested in learning more about Keep Texas Beautiful.

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For more information on this free training on September 15th in Childress, please contact Susan Leary with the Childress Chamber of Commerce at 940937-2567.

Ot h e r T r a i n i n g ava i l a b l e Texas Division of Emergency Management

Debris Management Training 9/19/11 - 9/23/11 City of Lubbock Fire Training Facility, 1515 Ursaline, Lubbock, Texas 79403 Contact Colleen O’Neal at 806-548-4344 for class information

Keep Texas Beautiful is a statewide grassroots environmental and community improvement nonprofit who strives to educate and engage Texans to take responsibility for improving their community environment. KTB and its more than 360 affiliates work with government, businesses, civic groups and volunteers to ensure that every Texan has the opportunity to make Texas the cleanest, most beautiful state in the nation. For more information on KTB’s affiliate network, and to learn how your community can get involved, call 1-800-CLEANTX or visit www.ktb.org


Solid Waste Newsletter - #9 - August 2011