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>“Recycle Your Talents”

>Craven County Clean Sweep Committee presents the 7th Annual: “RECYCLE YOUR TALENTS”.

An original art show and competition featuring recyclable materials and YOUR imagination! Prizes and ribbons will be awarded!

Who: Everyone!

What: Recyclable Materials Art Show!

When: Check-in April 23rd (5pm-7pm) and Check-out April 25th (3pm-5pm)

Where: New Bern Mall

Why: To increase recycling and anti-litter awareness in Eastern North Carolina!

Age Divisions: Individual – 5-8, 9-12, 13-19, adult and Teams – 5-8, 9-12, 13-19, youth mixed & adult

Registration: Call Wendy Paschal at the Craven County Cooperative Extension office, 252-633-1477, to register your art by 5 pm, April 22nd.

Judging: Projects will be judged after check-in has been completed Friday evening in a closed session. Ribbons will be attached to the winning projects. Prizes will be distributed via mail or pick-up.

Materials: Project must be made of recyclable products only. Please do not use any broken glass, although beach glass with round or flat edges will be accepted.

Note: Projects may be picked up on Sunday afternoon between 3pm-5pm. Any project not picked up will become the property of Craven County 4-H unless other arrangements have been made.

Please call 252-633-1477 or email Wendy Paschal at wendy_paschal@ncsu.edu for more information and to register your work!


Your projects may also be entered in the county fair for a chance to win ribbons and prize money. When you bring your art in, ask how you can enter it in the fair.

Submitted by: Wendy Paschal, Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development, NC Cooperative Extension, Craven County, 300 Industrial Drive, New Bern NC 28562, 252-633-1477 or Email