Litter is a huge problem for Tennessee costing the state over $11 million dollars annually. The Keenan Group, Inc. and the Cheatham County Mayor’s office litter grant for education by T.D.O.T., and local Business sponsors are proud to announce this 2017-2018 school year-long project: Bass Tennessee Cheatham
2016 First Place Winner- Ashland City Elementary raising over $3,500.00 at the Auction!
2014 First Place Winner- Pegram Elementary raising over $2,200 at the Auction!
As Featured in Let’s Talk Trash-News! May 2016 issue
Let’s Talk Trash!
©2016 The Keenan Group, Inc
Auction Raises over $3,500!
One of the best celebrations we could have on gorgeous sunny spring Earth Day would “BEE PASSIONATE TENNESSEE CHEATHAM about Anti-litter!” The 2nd Museum of Litter &Auction took place Friday,April 22nd at the Cheatham County Courthouse lawn. From simple wooden structures transformed into glistening and colorful art masterpieces, all of our schools presented the best of their creativity! In 2014, the first Museum of Litter auction raised $2,200. Not to be outdone by the first, the 2016 Museum of Litter and auction, presided again by Stephen Carr,Auctioneer, raised a larger sum of $3,506.00! Best of Show and Most Colorful awards went toAshland City
Elementary, raising the largest bid of $1,000.00! On the following pages are all the entries and Honorable Mention award winners. Best use of Litter: SycamoreAcademy. Most Creative: West Cheatham Elementary. Most Beautiful: Pleasant View Elementary. Technical Excellence: Sycamore Tech Ed Department.
All proceeds are being distributed to all schools. One half of the proceeds go to the Sycamore High School Technical Education department for building these structures and the other half is distributed to each school according to the actual bid amounts. During the School year 2017-2018, a third Museum of LitterArt project will be presented. This 3rd art project will be related to one of Tennessee’s wildlife to be announced at a later date.
The Ashland City Times
Sponsored in part by the T.D.O.T. Litter Grant and the office of The Cheatham County Mayor
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