The City of Port St. Lucie’s Utility Systems hosts “Drop Savers” Poster Contest
St. Lucie County students create water conservation messages
What: St. Lucie County school students in grades K-12 are invited to create a poster depicting a water conservation idea in the “Drop Savers” Poster Contest.
When: Entries are due on March 2, 2018. Posters may be scheduled for pick-up by contacting Jenny Tomes at (772) 871-5131.
Where: St. Lucie County Schools
Who: Port St. Lucie Utility Systems, in conjunction with Florida Section American Water Works Association (FSAWWA)
Why: The contest teaches elementary-aged school children, and reminds middle and high school-aged teens, about the importance of water conservation. The City of Port St. Lucie acknowledges that one of the best opportunities to conserve water is through a long-range education and awareness program.
Jenny Tomes, Project Coordinator-Utility Outreach, is available to speak to classes about the importance of water conservation and help inspire ideas for poster entries. City of Port St. Lucie employees will judge the posters on their message, creativity, and originality. A winner will be chosen from each participating grade level. Each winner will receive a $25 Walmart gift card. The students will also be invited to attend a special presentation at a City Council Meeting where they will be recognized for their efforts. The winning posters will be submitted to the statewide “Drop Savers” Poster Contest, which will be held in mid-April.
The City of Port St. Lucie is proud to be a hometown where people live, learn, work and play, and celebrate all of life’s opportunities. With over 185,000 residents, Port St. Lucie is Florida’s eighth largest city by population (South Florida’s 3rd largest city). The City occupies an area of 120 square miles in St. Lucie County on Florida’s east coast, about 50 miles north of West Palm Beach, half way between Miami and Orlando. The City provides most traditional municipal services including law enforcement, water and sewer, and public works. For more information, please visit: www.cityofpsl.com